This website is an index of Deborah Warner’s productions and installations since 1980, assembled on a chronological basis.  It is a work in progress and will be added to periodically. 
production photographs © Neil Libbert
backstage photographs © Anthony Luvera

Medea, 2000 - 2003

by Euripides 
translated by Kenneth McLeish & Volatic Ltd
Original Production Abbey Theatre, Dublin
2000 Abbey Theatre, Dublin 
2001 Queen's Theatre, London
2002 BAM, Brooklyn
2002 Ann Arbor, Michegan
2002 Wilbur Theatre, Boston
2002 Kennedy Center, Washington DC
2002 Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
2002 Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York
2003 Théâtre de Chaillot, Paris

London production developed and produced by Max Weitzenhoffer, Roger Berlind, Old Vic Productions, Really Useful Theatres in association with Fitzroy Productions.

BAM and US Tour produced in association with Max Weitzenhoffer, Roger Berlind, Old Vic Productions, Nica Burns for Really Useful Theaters and Jedediah Wheeler. 

Broadway production by arrangement with Roger Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Daryl Roth, Scott Rudin in association with Jean Stein, True Love Productions inc. and Wendy Vanden Heuvel.

Performances: Abbey Theatre, Dublin 1 June - 1 July, 2000;

Queens Theatre, West End London 30 Jan - 30 April, 2001;

BAM, Brooklyn 1 - 12 Oct, 2002; Power Center, Ann Arbor 17 - 20 October; Wilbur Theatre, Boston 23 October - 3 November, 2002, Kennedy Center, Washington 7 - 9 November; Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley 14 - 16 November 2002; Brooks Atkinson Theate, Broadway, New York December 4 - February 22 2002; 18 - 30 March 2003, Théâtre de Chaillot

Creative Team Dublin:

Director - Deborah Warner

Set Design - Tom Pye

Costumes - Tom Rand

Lighting - Jvan Morandi

Music - Mel Mercier

Production Co-Ordinator - Alison McArdle 

Creative Team London:

Director - Deborah Warner

Set Design - Tom Pye

Costumes - Tom Rand

Lighting - Peter Mumford 

Music - Mel Mercier

 

Creative Team Broadway & US Tour:

Director - Deborah Warner 

Set Design - Tom Pye

Costumes - Jacqueline Durran

Lighting - Michael Gunning 

Tour Management - Jedediah Wheeler, Extremetaste, Ltd.

Dublin Cast 

Medea - Fiona Shaw 

Jason - Patrick O'Kane

Kreon - Barry McGovern

Nurse - Fiona Bell

Tutor - Garrett Keogh 

Aegus - Leo Wringer

Messenger - Padraig Denihan 

Children - Jack Horan, Shane Murray-Corcoran, Jack Toner, Luke Wallis 

Chorus - Cathy Belton, Bernie Downes, Maire Hastings; Franchine Mulrooney; Fionnuala Murphy; Emily Nagle; Sile Nic Chonaonaigh; Phyllis Ryan

Vocalist - Celia Ni Fhartha

West End Cast

Medea - Fiona Shaw

Jason - Jonathan Cake

Nurse - Siobhan McCarthy

Chorus - Moya Brady, Emma Dewhurst; Kate Fleetwood; Gillian Hanna; Joyce Henderson; Gabrielle Lloyd; Pauline Lynch

Kreon - Struan Rodger

Tutor - Jonathan Slinger

Aegeus - Leo Wringer

Messenger - Robert Hines

Vocalist - Celia Ni Fhartha

 

US Tour and Broadway Cast 

Medea - Fiona Shaw

Jason - Jonathan Cake

Nurse: Siobhan McCarthy

Tutor - Robin Laing

Chorus - Kirsten Campbell, Joyce Henderson, Rachel Isaac, Pauline Lynch, Susan Salmon

Kreon - Struan Rodger

Aegeus - Joseph Mydell

Messenger - Derek Hutchinson