Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Take On a Modern Medea
The real-life couple dives into Simon Stone's updated version of Euripides's classic tragedy at BAM.
Simon Stone, last seen in New York with his Olivier Award-winning adaptation of Federico García Lorca's Yerma, is now bringing his updated version of Euripides' Medea to the stage at BAM. Rose Byrne stars in the title role, opposite her real-life partner, Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale, as well as Tony nominee Dylan Baker, all of whom depict the tragic story within a 21st-century framework. Hear Stone and his three stars explain the revitalized classic and the surprising inspirations that brought the ancient tale into the present.