Aeschylus Danaids at the Pulgas Water Temple

At 4:45pm on November 19th, 2018 we performed a site responsive theatre piece of the two remaining fragments of Aeschylus Danaids at the Pulgas Water Temple in San Mateo county.   This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining fragments for the lost plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The weather was cloudy, with…

Aeschylus Glaucus of Potniae at Golden Gate Fields

At 1:15 p.m. on June 6th, 2015 we performed a site responsive theater piece with the fragments that remain from the lost Aeschylus tragedy, Glaucus of Potniae, at the Golden Gates Fields horse racing track. The Play… Glaucus reared his horse on human flesh so as to make her fiercer she ultimately turns on Glaucus…

Thaleia

Women of Aetna (A.4)

Thaleia, a Sicilian nymph daughter of Hephaestus made pregnant by Zeus she is then swallowed up by the earth the women of Aetna wander the land in search of her Thaleia’s twin offspring emerge from below ground and are named the Palici The Fragment… A So what name will mortals give them? B Zeus ordains…

Aeschylus’ Ixion

Gods and men alike were horrified by Ixon’s murder of his father-in-law Deïoneus none were willing to purify him Zeus took pity on him not only purified him but took him to heaven Ixion, in turn, committed the ultimate hybris by attempting to seduce Hera (Zeus deceived him into lying instead with a cloud in…