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Euripides

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  • Annette Bening's obsession

     
    Annette Bening is obsessed. Obsessed with a capital O, with ???Medea,??? she says repeatedly. The 51-year-old actress, mother of four and wife of Warren Beatty has played some fantastically scheming and oft-deluded women, in films such as ???The Grifters,...
  • Theater review: UCLA Live's 'Medea' at Freud Playhouse

     
    Euripides' ???Medea??? taps into primal emotions that frighten and fascinate us in equal measure. Try as you may to interpret the tale of a wife who, having sacrificed everything for her husband, murders their children to punish him for his......
  • Health emergency forces Annette Bening to cancel 'Medea' performance

     
    Theatergoers who were hoping to catch Annette Bening in "Medea" on Wednesday night at UCLA Live were instead greeted with a notice stating that the evening's performance was canceled. The reason, it turns out, was because Bening was dealing with......
  • Theater review: 'The Trojan Women' at City Garage*

     
    A high level of invention suffuses "The Trojan Women" at City Garage. Deconstructing Euripides' classic tragedy into a multifarious current-day collage, adaptor-designer Charles Duncombe and director Frederíque Michel pull few punches in the wake of...
  • 'Percy Jackson' and 'Clash of the Titans' draw on same Greek myths but with epic differences

     
    This is a longer version of my cover story in this upcoming Sunday Calendar section of the Los Angeles Times. -- G.B. There were inscriptions written above the entrance of the Temple of Apollo at the Oracle of Delphi, and......
  • Getty Villa's theater series to feature Aztecs, vengeance, warfare, love -- and singing frogs

     
    Spousal self-sacrifice, spousal murder followed by filial revenge, the fateful clash of empires, revisionist mythmaking — the Getty Villa’s 2010 theater season won’t lack for weighty matter. And, with L.A.’s Troubadour Theater Company applying its...
  • Troubadour Theater Co. will ditch pop hits formula for 'The Frogs'

     
    Given that Aristophanes' 2,400-year-old comedy "The Frogs" ends with a Biggie vs. Tupac-style throwdown between Euripides and Aeschylus over who's the baddest tragedian of them all, it would have seemed ripe for translation into Troubadourese -- the...
  • A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

     
    So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven't even cracked "Medea," "The Trojan Women" or any other of the ancient Greek writer's tragedies. Or you're an actor who has an audition this week for a......
  • Orlando Fringe review: Trojan Women

     
    Reviewed by Kelly Fitzpatrick, Orlando Sentinel Serious is certainly not a word I would use to describe much of what the Fringe has to offer. But when you do find a production or two that strays from the normal path, it can be a welcome change from the...
  • Long Beach Opera ends 2010 in the black -- and unveils 2011 lineup that offers 'more of the unexpected'

     
    Long Beach Opera is ending its 2010 season with a double splash. The company, which is staging Ricky Ian Gordon's swimming pool-based "Orpheus and Euridice" this weekend, is also finishing in the black -- with a 35% increase in subscribers.......
  • Theater review: 'Neighbors' at the Matrix Theatre

     
    Just when you thought beer summits were so 2009, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ bracing satire “Neighbors,” now at the Matrix Theatre, turns up to mess with your lazy liberal self. Call it Stepford meets Stepin Fetchit: Richard (Derek Webster), an...