Alcestis | UGA Theatre

Through the trickery of the god Apollo, King Ademetus is spared the fate of death – but with a catch: someone must take his place. With no one willing to accept the sacrifice, his loyal wife Alcestis answers the call. What follows is a satirical tragicomedy that questions our relationship with life, death, and love from a uniquely modern perspective – complete with appearances by the debauched demigod Herakles and the personification of Death itself. Utilizing digital masks and actor-driven technology, this original adaptation aims to breathe new life into Euripides’ irreverent tale.

Performed outdoors in the MLC Terrace Amphitheater.

Sunday, October 17 at 6:00pm

Fine Arts Building, 204
255 Baldwin Street, Athens, GA 30602

Event Type

Entertainment

Audience

Prospective Students, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Current Students, Prospective Graduate Students, Graduate Students, Community, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni

Topic

Performing Arts, Arts & Culture

Tags

Women’s Interest

Department
Department of Theatre and Film Studies
Event Contact Name

Clay Chastain

Event Contact Phone Number

706-542-4247

Event Contact Email

wclay87@uga.edu

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