Euripides' Medea Opens Feb. 5 in Pasadena

News   Euripides' Medea Opens Feb. 5 in Pasadena Euripides' Medea is a Greek drama that has survived more than one millennium. Written for the Festival of Dionysius in 431 BC, it took awards in that sacred and competitive arena. Euripides based his work on the myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece, familiar to modern audiences through the film "Jason and the Argonauts" or from Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Tanglewood Tales." Now the play is being revived at CA's Knightsbridge Theatre in a production opening Sat. Feb. 5. It will continue Saturdays at 5 PM and Sundays at 6 PM through March 12. The director is Carolee Shoemaker.

Euripides' Medea is a Greek drama that has survived more than one millennium. Written for the Festival of Dionysius in 431 BC, it took awards in that sacred and competitive arena. Euripides based his work on the myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece, familiar to modern audiences through the film "Jason and the Argonauts" or from Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Tanglewood Tales." Now the play is being revived at CA's Knightsbridge Theatre in a production opening Sat. Feb. 5. It will continue Saturdays at 5 PM and Sundays at 6 PM through March 12. The director is Carolee Shoemaker. Knightsbridge Theatre is located at 35 S. Raymond Ave. in Old Pasadena. For tickets and information call (626) 440-0821.