Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project | November 19 — December 7, 2014 at the First Church of Boston

If Phèdre is troubled by her family's erotic history, it may come as no surprise that she falls hard for her stepson, Hippolytus, when her husband, Theseus, appears to be on permanent vacation. If only switching horses was that easy.

"It is no longer a passion hidden in my heart: It is Venus herself fastened to her prey."


  • From The Boston Globe: "In Phèdre, troupe searches for the human connection in an epic tale"
  • From Theatermania: "Director M. Bevin O'Gara Tells the Story of Modern Women Through Classic Greek Tragedy"