Royal son, when he comes back to his hometown, finds his father dead, his mother in the bed of the killer and his sister enslaved. What will he do? Buzz off while bowing? Or will he unsheathed his sword and fight the killer until splitting his enemy’s head?
The play by Jean-Paul Sartre, written during the World War II on the basis of an ancient myth, raises questions about self-identification, true and false patriotism, freedom as responsibility for your choices, for your actions or the lack of them. It is a play-dystopia, which discovers issues that that are so acute today.
In the role of Jupiter - Eduard Mikhnenkov, Honored Artist of Russia (Krasnoyarsk Drama Theater named after A.S. Pushkin)