Pamela Rabe in 'Medea'
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
RUNNING TIMES: Part One: approx. 60 minutes Interval: 15 minutes Part Two: approx. 45 minutes
Director – Robert 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.
Scan 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.