ANTIGONE AND MEDEA IN ATHENS by Ty Spencer Hoppe
May 22 at 6:30 PM CDT
Online (Zoom link sent to all members on the 22nd; prospective members contact firstname.lastname@example.org for link)
Set after the events of Oedipus Rex and Medea, this play answers the question: what would happen if Greek tragedy’s greatest heroine crossed paths with its most infamous villainess?
Ty Spencer Hoppe is a graduate of The University of Texas with dual degrees in English and Theatre. He also holds a Master’s in Education from The University of North Texas Denton. He has taught Advanced English on the secondary level for the past ten years and currently works at J.B. Connally High School in Austin. His work has been presented at FronteraFest, the Austin 1-Minute Play Festival, and as part New Deal’s March Monologue Challenge. On May 21st, Ty will begin his studies with Spalding University’s Low-residency Creative Writing program.
(As of March 2022, members can choose whether to have their Salon online or in-person. This allows members to use actors from other cities and/or involve national collaborators, and allows non-local members to receive the benefits of a Salon reading.)