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Theater/Dance Review (NYC): ‘Alcestis Ascending: A Rock Myth’


A bilingual Cuban/American production presents the Greek myth through vibrant theater and artful, earthy dance. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): “Antigone” by Sophocles at the Marvell Repertory Theatre

Kilmartin, Judd, Martin, Fraser

A production with promise suffers from miscasting and an overworked cast. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Bacchae by Euripides at the Secret Theatre

Smart staging and physical comedy make this an accessible if grisly piece of ancient Greek theater for a modern audience. Read More »

Interview: Edward Einhorn, Artistic Director of UTC61, on Directing Greek Drama

Mob rule, Euripides, and the Arab Spring in a new production of Iphigenia in Aulis at La Mama. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Iphigenia in Aulis

One of the most emotional plays in the canon of ancient Greek theater receives an artful production at La Mama. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Antigone/Progeny

A pairing of plays, one new and one ancient, points out the constants of the human condition. Read More »

Theatre Revew (Malibu): Helen by Euripides and Nick Salamone at The Getty Villa

Jon Lawrence Rivera presents a reimagined and rather whacked-out version of Euripides' alternate Helen of Troy legend. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Frogs – Who Needs Euripides?

What do you do when all the good playwrights are gone and the present ones are dim? Go straight to hell, boys. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Lysistrata’

Aristophanes would have no trouble whatsoever recognizing this La MaMa/Skysaver Production of his classic sex-strike comedy. Read More »

From the Green Room: On the Naming of the Greeks

Solution for befuddled actors in need of pronunciatiton help. Read More »