Phaedra Echoes: Dear Euripides

Phaedra Echoes: Dear Euripides

“Dear Euripides” is a devised play for four women actors who are no longer young. This post-dramatic performance is a dialogue with the many versions of the story of Phaedra, first dramatized by Euripides in 428 B.C.

Project Leaders:
Anne-Marie Donovan
Isabella Stefanescu

Performers: Phoebe Hu
Katharine Mills
Angela Nnenne Onuora
Darlene Spencer

Performers who participated in the development process:
Margaret (Bó) Bárdos
Jennifer Cornish
Anne-Marie Donovan
Nada Humsi
France Rolland

Project Participants:
Anne-Marie Donovan - creator, writer, stage director
Alice Ferreyra - stage manager
Kim Jernigan - creator, dramaturg
Isabella Stefanescu - creator, writer, projection designer, assistant director

Development History:
June 2017 - One-week workshop, workshop performance, Courtyard Studio, Kitchener ON
October 2017 – One-week workshop, workshop performance, Courtyard Studio, Kitchener ON
June 2018 – Two-week workshop, Room 180, University of Waterloo
January 2020 – One-week workshop, KW Little Theatre

Project Partners:
KW Little Theatre
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Projects
Region of Waterloo Arts Fund
University of Waterloo Communication Arts

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