Medea (Headlong version)

Cast: 3f 4m

Staging: Single interior set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Methuen Drama
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781408183915Publication Date:
25 Oct 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99
First Staged:
Citizen's Theatre Glasgow, 2012, then UK Tour

Medea (Headlong version)

By Euripides Adapted by Mike Bartlett

Paperback £10.99

A bold new version of the classic tragedy by one of Britain's hottest playwrights.

Her husband's gone and her future isn't bright. Imprisoned in her marital home, Medea can't work, can't sleep and increasingly can't cope. While her child plays, she plots her revenge.

This startlingly modern version of Euripides' classic tragedy explores the private fury bubbling under public behaviour and how in today's world a mother, fuelled by anger at her husband's infidelity, might be driven to commit the worst possible crime.

Press Quotes

'Brilliantly observed and often bitterly funny... a savage play for today, superbly well done.'

Mail on Sunday

'[A] gripping, gruelling play.'

Sunday Express

'Shocking and funny... there are an unexpected number of laughs.'

Guardian

'Rage and fear seep through Mike Bartlett's domesticated updating of Euripides.'

The Stage

'Smart and lightly done.'

Independent

Cast: 3f 4m

Staging:Single interior set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Methuen Drama
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781408183915Publication Date:
25 Oct 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99

Also by Euripides:

Women of Troy
Medea (Theatre Babel version)
Orestes: Blood and Light
Hecuba
Bacchae
Electra (Euripides)
Greek Tragedy: Three Plays
Medea (Drama Classics)
Andromache
Medea (Northern Broadsides version)

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Also by Mike Bartlett:

Contractions
13
Wild
Not Talking
My Child
Cock
Albion
King Charles III
Vassa
Bull
Artefacts
King Charles III (special edition)
Doctor Foster: The Scripts
An Intervention
Earthquakes in London
Snowflake
Love, Love, Love
Game

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