Medusa Undone | Theater & Performance, Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader
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Medusa Undone

Steven Townshend

When: Available anytime through company website or YouTube channel
Price: Free, but donations accepted
www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=pFn63dsLot4&feature=emb_title

Otherworld Theatre offers a free streaming version of last spring's production of a play by Bella Poynton, directed by Tiffany Keane Schaefer, that retells the story of the legendary gorgon as a critique of rape culture, with Medusa caught in a love triangle between Athena and Poseidon. Reader critic Josh Flanders wrote "The god-human relationship here is a metaphor for celebrity idolatry and the lack of consequence so many with power have maintained, as well as the dangers of living for others versus ourselves."

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