MY MOTHER MEDEA
Theatre in Classroom
WITH SUPPORT OF THE MINISTRY FOR SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND THE ARTS OF BADEN-WURTTEMBERG (GERMANY)
with support of European Theatre Convention
PROJECT «THEATRE IN CLASSROOM»
The new kids with the strange names have arrived and they sit in front of the class, supposed to be introducing themselves. The girl, Eriopis, cool and arrogant and the boy, Polyxenos, her brother, shy and insecure, let on much more about themselves during an argument than they had intended. Actually, they don?t want to stand out at all, they are refugees. And their parents are well-known ? who hasn?t heard of Medea and Jason? You see, it is not easy for children to have prominent parents: no permanent home, no stable family life, constant media presence ? hello from Hollywood! Eriopis and Polyxenos? father is a hero, who never has time for them and instead has started a new family abroad. Obsessed with revenge, Medea is tragically falling apart and commits the most horrible crime a mother can do.
The play was created for class rooms within the project ?YOUNG EUROPE- Young Creation and Education in the theatre? of the European Theatre Convention (ETC).
A coproduction Theater & Orchester Heidelberg, Theatre for children and youth ZWINGER3 & Com?die de Gen?ve.
- The theatre for children and youth ZWINGER3 was opened 1984 as one of four sections of the Theater & Orchestra Heidelberg. It owns an ensemble with four actresses and four actors and a stage with an auditorium for 130 spectators. Each season at least six new productions are created for children and young people starting from the age of two.
Director — Dana Csapo
Stage designer- Christian W. Klein
Actors — Marianne Kittel, Cedric Pintarelli
Performance duration — 45 min.
Age — 14+
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