Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart (a rave fable)

by Caridad Svich

Directed by Tony Adams

Three StarsChicago Tribune

Chicago Premiere
February 17 through March 27, 2011
at the Greenhouse Theater Center

A rave fable inspired by Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis, this play with music and video spins Iphigenia into dangerous orbit through an un-named Latin American country as she journeys through a meta-hell where she finds her body embraced and destroyed by a rock star named Achilles, and discovers she cannot escape a destiny set forth by myths ancient and modern. Adam Dodds 

Featuring: Rafael Franco, Arch Harmon, Erica Cruz Hernández, Arvin Jalandoon, Christine Lin, Terri Lopez, Miguel Nuñez, Derrick York

Director: Tony Adams
Scenic Design: Steph Charaska
Video Design: Rasean Davonte Thomas Johnson
Animation Design: Annie Hu
Costume Design: Kate Setzer Kamphausen
Lighting Design: Pete Dully
Original Music and Sound Design: Zebulun Barnow
Properties Design: Lee Strausberg
Stage Manager: Morgan Gire

Pictured: Christine Lin and Adam Dodds. Photo by Tom McGrath