Signature Theater Companyphoto by Carol Rosegg
This up to the minute re-imagining of the Greek tragedy, Iphigenia in Aulis was electrifying! Director Tina Landau and playwright Charles Mee have collaborated in creating a vibrant theatrical world exploding with rage, joy, tears and dance. Shockingly relevant and wholly accessible, this compact play was about a military leader who must sacrifice his daughter in order to gain the respect of his troops. I was reminded of Michael Moore in Farenheit 9/11 encouraging politicians to send their own children over to Iraq. The meticulously directed cast is pretty perfect featuring a scene-chomping growling Kate Mulgrew inhabiting the role of Clytemnestra, the pissed off matriarch. This production runs until October 15th. There is a discounted ticket waiting list you can sign up for one hour prior to curtain. I did this and got in. You can too. GO!! HGA!