Summarizing – Medea (the play)

Micro Nano Play Responses – Medea

Response Requirements:

·         Summarize the play in a paragraph. (5 to 10 sentences.) Tell us the major characters, the plot and major themes. 

·         Give a paragraph of context–what was happening when the play was written. Why is it considered a classic? Was it controversial when it was first performed? What was the initial reaction? 

·         Then search for a groundbreaking or new production.  Find a visual–pictures of the production, a video of rehearsal, a costume sketch, a set design, etc. 


·         Finally, do you think the production you researched represented the play well? Why or why not?