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THEATRE: 'Medea' by Queensland Theatre

11 May 2024

Season: May 11th - June 8th, 2024

Dates: 11 May — 8 Jun 2024

Venue: Bille Brown Theatre, 78 Montague Rd, South Brisbane QLD

Ticket Link: Get Tickets Here


In this compelling reinterpretation of the Ancient Greek tragedy, Medea's story is told from the perspective of her young sons, Jasper and Leon. Set in their bedroom, the play unfolds as the brothers experience their parents' escalating conflict, ultimately leading to their tragic fate.


Creatives:

  • Writer: Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks

  • Director: Daniel Evans

  • Set and Costume Designer: Chloe Greaves

  • Lighting Designer: Matt Scott

  • Composer/Sound Designer: Mike Willmett

  • Dialect Coach: Gabrielle Rogers

  • Intimacy and Fight Direction: NJ Price

  • Voice Coach: Luke Kennedy

Cast:

  • Medea: Helen Cassidy

  • Leon (Hercules): Jeremiah Rees

  • Jasper (Hercules): Edward Hill

  • Leon (Cornelius): Orlando Dunn-Mura

  • Jasper (Cornelius): Felix Pearn


Special Performances:

  • Night with the Artists: Monday 20 May 6.30pm

  • Accessibility Performances:

    • Auslan Interpreted: Monday 27 May 6.30pm

    • Audio Described: Saturday 25 May 2.00pm

Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 12+


This reimagining of Medea promises to be a tender, surprising, and bittersweet experience, shedding new light on one of history's most misunderstood figures.

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