March 5, 2013

GSU Theatre to present Medea, by Euripides

Grambling State University Theatre to present Medea, by Euripides March 12-15, 2013 at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center.

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University is pleased to announce its final stage production of the 2012-2013 season, Medea, by the classical Greek playwright, Euripides.  Set in its original form, this tragic Greek tale is of love, passion and vengeance.  Medea’s husband Jason has been granted permission to marry another wife, leaving Medea with no home to call her own as she has also been barred from her original life as a Barbarian.  Her sheer spitefulness leads to a poisonous vengeance, not only towards Jason, but others.  Come experience a classic unfold on stage, but remember, when Medea is betrayed, everyone suffers!

Directed by the Chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Dept, Dr. King D. Godwin, the production staff includes KaDarius Gray as production stage manager, Mary Fran Crook as set designer, Sean Turner as technical director, Collin Jno-Finn as sound designer, JeLasa Williams as light designer and Teshia Lincoln as costume designer.

The cast includes: Tiana Alexander as Medea, Orlando Lewellen as Jason, Karlie Robinson as Nurse, Brenton Douglas as Tutor, Yolanda Ratcliff as Chorus, Sean Turner as Creon, Justin Madden as Aegus, and Trenton Rials and Brandon Mincey as the children.

Performances dates are March 12-15 and the show begins at 7pm.  There will also be two morning matinees for local high schools to attend on March 14 & 15.  Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for general. Tickets will go on sale starting Monday March 11, 2013.  Box office will be open from the hours of 1pm-5pm Monday through Thursday and thirty minutes before performance time.  For more information, please call Mrs. Modest at 274-2201.

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