THESEUS AND ARIADNE – Modern Classic Greek Drama Plays
According to myth, King Minos sent his son, Androgeos to the Games in Athens. Androgeos was highly successful and incurred the jealousy of criminal gangs who watched the games. He was murdered by them.
In his anger, Minos demanded that the criminals be handed over. The Athenians did not know the identity of the culprits and instead gave up their City.
From that time onwards, Minos ordered that seven boys and seven girls be sent to Crete each year. They would be fed to the Minotaur.
Many years later, Theseus travels to Crete and makes his way inside the labyrinth. He is successful in defeating the Minotaur. Our story begins here…
Author: Jethro Dykes
Genre: Classic Greek Plays, Drama
Type: Four act play, 4 act play
Number of Actors: 18-28 10-18M, 9F
Ages of the actors: Adult to old age
Suitable for: All ages
Set: Various scenes from a road to Athens to a court to the underworld
Level of Difficulty: 8/10 – keeping the style of the Greek play with a modern script
Cost is $6
Copyright May 2014 Jethro Dykes and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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