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The Queens Players and Femme Fatale Theater present Euripides' timeless tragedy The Bacchae, in a production dripping with a sense of foreboding dark comedy this March 28th through April 13th at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, Queens. Femme Fatale Theater Co-Founder ROBERT RIBAR directs a cast lead by PETER OLIVER ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit") as the seductive god Dionysus and MICHAEL AXELROD (The Flea's Restoration Comedy) as the doomed king Pentheus. When the young king of Thebes outlaws the worship of his cousin, the half-human god Dionysus, the deity returns to Earth to extract revenge on the family that has shunned him. Severed heads and cross-dressing kings populate this mysterious masterwork written by Euripides around 405 BC while this production will be unique in its incorporation of a male chorus.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:The Secret Theatre, Off-Off-Broadway