Anna Ziegler

The Minotaur

THE MINOTAUR at Rorschach Theatre
Photo by C. Stanley
THE MINOTAUR at Rorschach Theatre
Photo by C. Stanley
THE MINOTAUR at Rorschach Theatre
Photo by C. Stanley
THE MINOTAUR at Rorschach Theatre
Photo by C. Stanley
THE MINOTAUR at Theatre Three
Photo by Jeffrey Schmidt
THE MINOTAUR at Theatre Three
Photo by Jeffrey Schmidt
THE MINOTAUR at Theatre Three
Photo by Jeffrey Schmidt
"[A] terrific, complex world premiere play…The Minotaur is extraordinarily ambitious…The heady concepts of desire, self-control, and fate make it an absorbing and inventive work."  

– the washingtonian

plot synopsis

A present-day version of a classic Greek myth, The Minotaur is a contemporary take on love, honor, and human connection. With refreshing originality and wit, it explores how we break out of history in order to shape new stories for ourselves.

select productions

— Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta, 2012 (Directed by Rachel May)
— Rorschach Theatre, Washington DC, 2013 (Directed by Randy Baker)
— Illinois Theatre, Urbana, 2016 (Directed by Tom Mitchell)
Theatre Three, Dallas, 2017 (Directed by Jeffrey Schmidt)
upcoming at Theatre Pro Rata, Minneapolis, October 2017

more press

“A stunning first show…a spellbinding production…[the] most successful production since the company’s 2005 staging of another inventive take on myth, Metamorphoses.” – Theater Jones

“Humanity and thoughtfulness shine through the darkness. The Minotaur hooks you.” – Dallas Voice

“A play that pushes through and breaks the boundaries of the kind of storytelling we’d come to expect.” – Dallas News

“90 minutes [of] ripe moments of raw emotion, well-timed zingers, topical modern references, and a world of deeply insightful relatable elements…make this one of the most unique retellings in modern theatre…This riveting new work is simply impressive beyond compare.” – DC Metro Theatre Arts

“The show comes at you with an intelligent mix of classicism and whimsy.” – The Washington Post

“A quirky, thoughtful and entertaining new play…The Minotaur achieves the rare trifecta of being touching, intelligent, and enjoyable.” – DC Theatre Scene

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