Euripides Medea directed by Tomaz Pandur, that had its first performance in 2012 at the 63rd Dubrovnik Summer Festival, will now have guest performances at the International Festival of Greek Ancient Drama on 4th and 6th of July 2014.
Medea was produced by Dubrovnik Summer Festival and the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb in collaboration with PandurTheaters and had its first performance on the magnificent Lovrjenac Fort at the 63rd Dubrovnik Summer Festival. After having two successful seasons at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, three seasons in the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb and many guest performances in Croatia and the region, Medea recently had five thriving performances at the Ibero-American Theater Festival of Bogotá in Colombia, and is now opening the 18th International Festival of Greek Ancient Drama in Paphos Ancient Odeon on 4th of July. Another performance of Medea is scheduled for 6th of July in the Makarios III Amphitheatre in Nicosia.
International Festival of Greek Ancient Drama in Cyprus is an annual event which attracts professional theatre companies from various parts of the world. Wide international participation and interest in the Festival helps to bring out the universality of ancient Greek drama and underline its living presence in today’s world.