Ecuadorean Peky Andino sheds new light on the Greek myth of Medea as the child-killing mother who gets away with murder. The playwright/poet changes Medea into a sympathetic, blind saint from Ecuador and skillfully creates a hauntingly surreal, dramatic monologue about all emigrants who seek a better life by leaving their homeland.
Archives for October 28, 2011
Blake Robison, who has served as Round House Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director for the past seven years, will leave at the end of the season, the theater announced yesterday.
Give credit where credit is due: Roland Emmerich’s Shakespeare movie is not a Roland Emmerich Shakespeare movie. There are no earth-shattering explosions, no hordes of civilians fleeing for their lives like in the rest of Emmerich’s sound-and-fury-filled oeuvre, which includes the likes of everyone-outrun-the-Ice-Age thriller “The Day After Tomorrow”, everyone-outrun-the-giant-lizard thriller “Godzilla” and everyone-outrun-the-Mayan-prophesy thriller […]