Freely adapted by ROBINSON JEFFERS from the play by EURIPIDES

CAST (in order of appearance)

The Nurse –¬† Patricia Kennedy
The Tutor – Edward Hepple
The Children – Jason Reason, Andrew Dove or Darren Ardley, Jay McCormack
First Woman of Corinth – Aileen Britton
Second Woman of Corinth – Marion Edward
Third Woman of Corinth – Pamela Rabe
Medea – Zoe Caldwell
Creon – Frank Wilson
Jason – John Gregg
Aegeus – Robin Ramsay
Jason’s Slave – David Whitney
Handmaidens – Kellie Bray, Karen Brynhildsen
Attendants – Chris Connelly, Gregory Sporton, David Whitney

The entire action takes place in front of Medea’s house in Corinth

Part One: approx. 60 minutes
Interval: 15 minutes
Part Two: approx. 45 minutes

Director РRobert Whitehead 
Scenic Designer – Ben Edwards
Costume Designer – Jane Greenwood
Composer – David Amram
Design Co-ordinator – Anna French
Lighting Designer – Jamie Lewis

Melbourne Theatre Company acknowledges financial assistance from the Theatre Board of the Australia Council, a statutory body of the Commonwealth Government, from the Victorian Ministry for the Arts, the Melbourne City Council, and the various sponsors, donors, corporate contributors, and patrons listed elsewhere in this programme.

Pamela Rabe | Medea | 1984Scan by Tamsyn Strike

Pamela Rabe Third Woman of Corinth

Pamela has appeared with MTC in THE WINTER’S TALE, THE MAID’S TRAGEDY 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD and, most recently TOP GIRLS. She graduated from the Vancouver Playhouse Acting School in 1981 and went on to appear as a member of the Playhouse Company in several of their productions including ROMEO AND JULIET and Tennessee Wil-liams’ adaptation of THE SEAGULL. Her other work includes roles in SEE HOW THEY RUN THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and WINGS.