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Medea, The Foreigner at the Bridewell Theatre from 31 Aug
Medea, The Foreigner, a modern adaptation of Euripides’ Greek tragedy by Patrícia Carreira & Nicole Pschetz , at the Bridewell Theatre, in city of London, from 31 Aug to 4 Sep 2010.
Directed by Patricia Carreira, designed by Jose Manuel Castanheira , lighting by Aldeia da Luz (Hugo Coelho), costumes by Lenka Padysakova. Produced by Associacao Cultural Cepa Torta, Lisbon.
Focuses on the theme of being a foreigner, and the experience of living in a foreign land.
The performance makes use of text, elements of Corporeal Mime, music and also video projections.
An international collaboration involving artists from Portugal, Brazil, the UK and Spain. Being foreigners in the UK allows the writers to look at the play from a particular angle. They encounter differences and similarities between their own experiences and that of Medea, allowing them to reflect on encounters in their foreign and local lands.