Theater
Medea BAM Strong
Harvey Theater
Jan 12—Mar 8, 2020
Running Time: 1hr 20min, no intermission

Written by Simon Stone after Euripides
Directed by Simon Stone

Produced by BAM, Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, and David Lan

Visionary writer-director Simon Stone’s powerful contemporary rewrite of the Euripides tragedy comes to BAM with an all-new cast, including Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale as husband and wife.

US PREMIERE

★★★★★
“FUNNY, CLEVER, AND HARROWING IN EQUAL MEASURE”
THE GUARDIAN (UK)

★★★★★
“A MASTERPIECE”
THE ARTS DESK (UK)

★★★★★
“A MEDEA YOU WILL REMEMBER.”
DE TELEGRAAF (NETHERLANDS)

Euripides’ controversial icon is reborn in visionary director Simon Stone’s (Yerma) stunning contemporary rewrite. Rose Byrne (Damages, Bridesmaids, You Can’t Take It with You) and Bobby Cannavale (The Lifespan of a Fact, The Hairy Ape, The Motherf**ker with the Hat) face off as a husband and wife in the tumultuous throes of an unraveling marriage. Transposing the devastation of Greek tragedy to a modern American home, Stone’s stripped-bare staging throws the couple’s every raw emotion into stark relief, from jealousy to passion, humor to despair. Who will pay the price?

This critical sensation riveted audiences across Europe and now comes to BAM for its US premiere, featuring an all-new cast, including Dylan Baker (The Good Wife, Happiness).

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Leadership support for BAM Access Programs provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation:

Leadership support for theater at BAM provided by The SHS Foundation and The Shubert Foundation, Inc.

TICKETS: Previews (Jan 12—29) start at $35; Regular (Jan 30—Mar 8) start at $45
 
 

Performances today: 7:30PM

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