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Medea in Athens
at Delaware Community College

Medea in Athens

Continues the tale of Medea after she left Corinth, carrying her only
surviving child. She has married Aegeus and is trying to build a new life
in Athens, without the gods . Her Aunt Circe tries to help her, but Theseus, Aegeus' son, is on the way and is already being heralded as a hero. He is a threat to everything Medea is building in her new life. So is Aegeus' long-time servant Cora. Meanwhile Medea has become pregnant by another man.

(2F, 3M, 90 min)