This darkly comic mash-up of Greek myth unfolds in the heart of a labyrinth where Aster the Minotaur contemplates turning 30 in a world that sees him as nothing more than a murderous oddity. Aster has to navigate the impending arrival of warriors out to kill him, a deceptively enticing chorus of Fates, a plotting sister, and Icarus, a sexually obsessed boy with wings, all while pining to see his estranged Mother.
Steve Yockey, author of 2014’s Pluto and 2016’s The Fisherman’s Wife, uses a wry dry wit, lyric text, and legend to tell a painfully funny and moving story about the families we yearn for versus the families we have. Know is proud to present the second professional production of this evocative play, first produced by the Theatre @ Boston Court.
10 words or less: The Minotaur is turning 30 and could use some friends.