Director: Tan Shou Chen
Based on the text by Euripedes
Movement: Ruby Jayaseelan
Venue: The Substation Directors’ Lab, Substation Black Box Singapore
Cast: Chad O’brien, Ruby Jayaseelan, Farah Ong and Jo Tan
Medea is burning. Medea is Ruby Jayaseelan, Chad O’Brien, Farah Ong and Jo Tan. They play Medea.
Medea: she murders her father and brother to save Jason of Argo. Banished, she marries Jason and bears two of his children.
Jason: Despite her sacrificial love, he marries the daughter of King Creon of Corinth.
Finale (Forsaken in a land that is not home)
Medea: Ignites an apocalyptic revenge on her once-lover to reclaim her being.
Medea: burning. Medea: warning. Medea: a play.
Directed by Tan Shou Chen and created in collaboration with Benjamin Lim Yi (composer), Irfan Kasban (text) and Ruby Jayaseelan (movement) using Euripedes’ Medea.
Medea is the culmination of Shou Chen’s work under The Substation’s Directors’ Lab.
Saturday 27 September 2014, 3pm and 8pm