Reinterpretation of 'Medea' slated at UMBC
Euripides' "Medea," as reinterpreted by Irish poet Brendan Kennelly, will be produced by the theater department of the University of Maryland Baltimore County at 8 p.m. Thursday to rTC Saturday and again March 19-23 in the UMBC Theatre.
Directed by Sam McCready, the production is mounted in and around a large pool in the center of the stage. Tickets are $6, with a $2 preview at 8 p.m. Wednesday. For more information call 455-2476.
@ Marta Renzi and the Project Company will perform Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and next Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art as part of the Dance on the Edge series presented by the Downtown Dance Company.
Ms. Renzi's dances often examine the complications of male-female relationships. Two of her dance videos will be broadcast tonight at midnight on Channels 22 and 67.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for BMA members and $9 for full-time students, senior citizens and children. A reception, following the Saturday performance, is an additional $7. For information, call 547-2486.
Sonus, a Maryland-based chamber ensemble, will present the world premiere of "Dear Youth," a work for soprano, flute and piano by American composer Daron Aric Hagen, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Charles Street and Mount Vernon Place.
"Dear Youth" draws its text from the Civil War diaries of nurse Hannah Ropes and personal letters from her female contemporaries. Several hundred free tickets are available to families of the troops in the Persian Gulf; call 685-0525. General admission is $5, $3 for students and senior citizens. Call 243-8793.