FEAST.

In this vivid reimagining of the Beowulf story, Grendel’s mother has thrown a dinner party at the end of humanity to seek justice for her son’s murder at the hands of a brutal strongman, only to confront her own complicity in his death and the subsequent spread of authoritarianism. Immersive, heightened high fantasy crashes into our contemporary political moment, asking us to consider our own responsibility to...
In this vivid reimagining of the Beowulf story, Grendel’s mother has thrown a dinner party at the end of humanity to seek justice for her son’s murder at the hands of a brutal strongman, only to confront her own complicity in his death and the subsequent spread of authoritarianism. Immersive, heightened high fantasy crashes into our contemporary political moment, asking us to consider our own responsibility to confront climate change, income inequality, and state-sponsored violence.
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FEAST.

Development History

  • Workshop
    ,
    Hollins University
    ,
    2019
  • Workshop
    ,
    Oxford Community Arts Center, Oxford, OH
    ,
    2019
  • Reading
    ,
    The Playwrights Lab at Hollins University
    ,
    2018

Production History