Alcestis (2009)

a One-Act Musical for Voices and Piano

By Euripides, translated by Richard Lattimore, adapted and directed by Daniel Libatique

Duration: 18.5 min.

Premiere: Performed August 14 – 16, 2009 by the Redfeather Apprentice Theatre Company

Euripides’ classical Greek drama, adapated and directed by Daniel Libatique for the Redfeather Apprentice Theatre Company, was performed Summer 2009.

Synopsis: Alcestis, the wife of Admetus, offers to die in her husband’s place in order that he might live. However, Heracles rescues Alcestis from Hades and returns her to Admetus, in thanks for the hospitality Admetus has shown.