July 8 - August 16
Betrayal and revenge are at the core of many great dramas, but the story of Medea surely tops them all. As the wedding of Jason and Glauce approaches, scorned Medea refuses to accept that Jason, to whom she has given two children, has abandoned her. Medea will stop at nothing for revenge, and her shocking response to Jason’s infidelity sparks one of opera’s great finales. Don't miss this opportunity to see Cherubini's rarely performed version of Euripides's famous tragedy. Read a synopsis...
First-time ticket buyers, or those who have not attended Glimmerglass since 2006, can receive $10 tickets to opening night of Medea on July 8. Call the Box Office to reserve tickets.
running time: two hours and 30 minutes
Presented in Italian with projected English translation
This production is generously sponsored by
Elizabeth M. and Jean-Marie R. Eveillard.
Cast List (in order of appearance)
First Handmaiden Meredith Lustig*
Second Handmaiden Emily Lorini*
Glauce Jessica Stavros*
Creon David Pittsinger
Jason Jeffrey Gwaltney*
A Captain of the Guard Kyle Albertson*
Medea Alexandra Deshorties
Neris Sarah Larsen*
Children Max Horvath