Perseus

La MaMa E.T.C. Ellen Stewart Theatre
66 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

La MaMa E.T.C presents the world-premiere adaptation of Perseus, directed and adapted by Ellen Stewart. Loosely based on excerpts from Ovid, Hesiod and Apollodorus with additional text by Ms. Stewart - Perseus is the often-told, but rarely-performed saga of Perseus the son of Danae and the god Zeus - who slew the serpent-headed Medusa and married the beautiful maiden Andromeda after saving her from a sea monster. Ms. Stewart - in her research of the Perseus tale - discovered that the Persian race was descended from the offspring of Perseus and Andromeda, something not believed to be widely known. Performed by The Great Jones Repertory Company. Box Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 2 - 8pm, Fri. - Sun. Noon - 12pm Group Sales Number (10+): 212-254-6468 Appropriate For Ages: Family

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Perseus - May 3, 2005

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