February 14 – March 3, 2013
Featuring a chorus that doubles as a rock band, music by Aldo Perez of downtown indie rock band Renaldo The, and design based on the work of graphic novelist, Eric Shanower, author of the award-winning series Age of Bronze, Edward Einhorn’s new adaptation of Euripides’ play, focuses on democracy versus ochlocracy (mob rule) and the role of religion in popular uprisings, subjects made particularly relevant by Arab Spring.
Presented in association with Untitled Theater Company #61, a Theater of Ideas: scientific, political, philosophical, and above all theatrical, known particularly for their recent series of science fiction adaptations at 3LD Art & Technology Center and their extensive work in collaboration with Václav Havel.
“…a striking theater piece, optimally staged!”
- TheaterMania, the Lathe of Heaven (2012)
“brisk directing, strong acting”
- The New York Times, Pangs of the Messiah (2011)
Adapted and Directed by Edward Einhorn
Music by Aldo Perez
Designs based on the work of Eric Shanower
Set and masks: Jane Stein
Costumes: Carla Gant
Lights: Jeff Nash
In association with Untitled Theater Company #61
Website: United Theater Company #61
SHOWTIMES: Thurs – Sat 7:30pm & Sun 2:30pm