Written by Marian Berges From the Central Works Writers Workshop.
Directed by Gary Graves
Produced in: 2013
From the Central Works Writers Workshop.
Local playwright Marian Berges takes the time-honored Greek myth about a wronged woman with a score to settle, and reconfigures it into the story of a modern jet-setting “execu-diva” in a fractured world of absurdity–a quirky cultural critique with a wicked sense of humor.
This production is made possible with the generous support of the Bernard Osher Foundation, the RHE Foundation and the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation.
Costume design: Tammy Berlin
Lighting design: Gary Graves
Video: Pauline Luppert
Sound design: Gregory Scharpen
Stage manager: Alandra Hileman
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“a cross between edgy fairy tale and horror film…provocative…edgy…riveting” –San Francisco Chronicle
“Berges’ take on the story is fascinating…full of theatrical magic and excitement…damned good writing.” –Examiner.com
“Delightful . . . over the top . . . absolutely worth the 75 minutes of your time.” –East Bay Express
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