MEDEA BY EURIPIDES
IN A VERSION BY BEN POWER
Directed by Catherine M. Bertrand
MARCH 10 - 26
Salem Theatre Company is proud to open their new space with an epic version of Medea. In a scorching new text by Ben Power from the National Theatre in London comes the enduring story of Medea. After ending up in exile after sacrificing everything she knows and loves for Jason, he abandons her and their children. Cornered she exacts a revenge like none other and destroys everything she loves. Medea is the story of a woman who will stop at nothing to take her life back.
Performances: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm. Saturday, March 26 will offer two performances at 2pm and 7:30pm.
Previews: Thursday, March 10 and Friday, March 11, 7:30pm, Tickets $20.
Opening Night: Saturday, March 12, 7:30pm; Opening Night Reception, 9:30pm*
*Join us for the opening night of Medea and the theatre with a champagne toast and cash bar. Tickets $20.
Student Performance: **Friday, March 18. All student tickets $10.
**Pre-show conversation: “A Director’s Perspective of Medea” with STC Medea Director Catherine Bertrand and SSU Medea Director, Professor David Allen George.
LGBT Night: Thursday, March 24 at 7:30pm.
Directed by Catherine Bertrand
Medea: Caroline Watson-Felt
Jason: Jay Connolly
Nurse: Kris Burke
Kreon: Rob Cope
Aegeus: Nick Osborne
Attendant: Catherine Benjamin
Chorus Leader: Katie Donovan
The Children: Jayden and Delaney Cannon
Stage Manager/Co-Set Design - Ravenne Rose
Assistant Director - Andy LeBlanc
Co-Set Design: Colin Colford
Costume Design - Mallory Curtin & Kate Devorak
Lighting Design - Corey Whittenmore
Make-Up/Blood Design - Charlie Kellogg