Nancy Keystone’s Alcestis is a visceral exploration of the life-and-death struggle of a woman who volunteers to die to save her husband’s life, and the deals people make with the gods to avert the death decree. Hilarious, heartbreaking, highly stylized and physical as only Keystone and Critical Mass can be, this piece freshly investigates the nature of sacrifice, death, and the overpowering will to live.
Featuring: Russell Edge, Ray Ford, Lorne Green, Danielle Jones, Nick Santoro, Jeremy Shranko, Valerie Spencer, Kalean Ung, and Tommy Dickie, Christopher Hampton, Bonnie Ryan (Swings)
Director/Writer/Set Designer: Nancy Keystone
Dramaturg: Emilie Beck
Lighting Design: Adam Frank
Sound Design/Original Music: Randall Tico
Projection Design: Adam Flemming
Costume Design: Sarah Brown
Properties Design: Jenny Smith
Casting Director: Raul Staggs
Asistant Set Design: Nick Santiago
Asistant Director: Turner Munch
Stage Manager: Casey McGann
Production Photography: Ed Krieger
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