In her Washington Post article, critic of classical music Anne Midgette offers her perspective on how women are creating new reinterpretations of ancient Greek literature.
Be sure to take a look at Prof. Anne-Sophie Noel’s insightful and illuminating review/comparison between three productions of Greek tragedies that were presented this summer in Washington, D.C., Lyon, and Paris.
Structural and thematic parallels from Classical mythology and tragedy offer suggestions as to how Daenerys’ story arc in the final season of Game of Thrones might have been saved from poor characterization and weakly supported narrative development.
Last month, I was given the opportunity to catch a fantastic performance of Stanford Repertory Theater’s “Nevertheless They Persisted: Euripides’ Hecuba/Helen.” This combined production of two Greek tragedies was adapted and directed by Rush Rehm, Stanford professor of theater and Classics and specialist in Greek tragedy.
A recent episode of Blue Bloods, entitled “Unbearable Loss,” (episode 10 of season 7) features an unexpected reference to the Classical … More
Time for more about Euripides’ Medea! Last time, we saw that Medea is a woman of extremes, but what drives … More
It’s been awhile since I’ve put up a post about Euripides’ Medea. Previously, I wrote about how Medea counteracts the … More
Last time, we saw how Medea disrupts several of the positive qualities valued by the Athenians. Today, we will examine … More
In Euripides’ Medea, the first strophic pair of the third choral ode creates a beautiful image of Athens as a harmonious … More
Previously, we discussed how Athenian wisdom coincides with Athens’ harmonious connection with divine forces. This time, we’re going to examine … More
Last time, I wrote about the Athenian characteristics of purity and moderation as depicted in the third stasimon of Euripides’ … More
In this series of posts, I examine the various versions of Odysseus/Ulysses that appear in the classical texts of the Greeks … More
Last Friday, I went down to southern California with my family to attend a production of The Persians at the Getty … More