In both plays, the Greek tragic poet forces his characters to confront personal issues. Medea portrays a womans solitary battle with hypocrisy and prejudice, while The Bacchae deals with religious fanaticism and puritanical repression.
The plays were adapted and directed by Philip Lerman, an adjunct professor. Performances are scheduled for Jan. 28 at 2:30 p.m.; Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.; Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.; and Jan. 31 at 2:30 p.m. Performances will be held in the colleges Little Theater at Van Dam Street and 47th Avenue, Long Island City. Tickets can be purchased on the theater door. For more information, call 718-482-5690 or 212-675-5908.
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