Sherman Theatre presents
Inspired by the enduring Greek myth, this urgent new play drives home the high price people pay for society's shortcomings. This critically acclaimed and award-winning new play makes its debut in New York following performances at the National Theatre, London.
"A fast and furious production"
- The New York Times Critics' Pick!
"There's one performance to see this spring and it isn't on Broadway...Sophie Melville captivates in an eviscerating, powerful performance"
- Theater Pizzazz
"a nuanced and multilayered performance."
"Sophie Melville is stunning...a gripping, must-see play"
- Broadway World
"captivating...a dangerous and edgy performance that feels completely raw and powerful. And epic in a way."
"a bravura performance by a superb actress"
- A Seat on the Aisle
★★★★★"THIS IS PERFECT THEATRE: INTELLIGENT, MOVING, AND HORRIBLY RELEVANT...RACHEL O'RIORDAN'S SUPERLATIVE PRODUCTION NEVER ONCE LETS IT DROP THE PACE...IT FEELS LIKE THE START OF A REVOLUTION"
- The Guardian
"MS. MELVILLE PROJECTS A PRESENCE SO ELECTRIC THAT SHE COULD BE POWERING THE STRIP LIGHTING."
- The New York Times
"sharply written, keenly performed, and astutely directed"
- Financial Times
Winner of UK Theatre Award for Best New Play 2015
Gary Owen - Winner of the James Tait Black Drama Prize Cardiff, Wales.