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Thyestes

Preview: January 15 at 5pm,
January 17 at 8pm
Season: January 18-February 19
Tue at 6.30pm
Wed-Sat at 8.00pm
Wed Jan 25 and Feb 1 at 2pm
Sat at 2pm
Sun at 5pm
1hr 40mins
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Presented by Sydney Festival and Belvoir in association with Carriageworks
Originally created by THE HAYLOFT PROJECT
A Malthouse commission.

Co-written by Simon Stone, Thomas Henning, Chris Ryan and Mark Winter after Seneca 
Directed by Simon Stone

If you mess with the Ancient Greeks, beware a little blood.

In the charnel house of Greek legend one room is forever reserved for that most ferocious of tales - Thyestes, the deposed king whose sons were slaughtered and served as a feast to their unwitting father.

Treating mythological atrocity as contemporary reality, fast-track director Simon Stone (the man behind Belvoir hits The Wild Duck and Neighbourhood Watch) retells this Greco-Roman epic as a series of domestic scenes exploring the mundanity of violence.

Terrifyingly observed, savagely comic and ultimately heartrending, Thyestes is a modern journey through the darkest of legends.

Thyestes contains strong sexual themes and violent references. It is not recommended for people under 18.

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