ARTS Pick: Medea

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Ancient greek enchantress Medea, portrayed by Helen McCrory, goes on a murderous bender when family matters become complicated. Publicity photo Ancient greek enchantress Medea, portrayed by Helen McCrory, goes on a murderous bender when family matters become complicated. Publicity photo

Cure your back-to-school blues with a little Greek life—ancient Greek, that is. The Paramount kicks off a fresh season of live streaming from London’s National Theatre with Euripedes’ classic tragedy Medea. Helen McCrory takes the title role as a wronged wife who exacts a terrible revenge in this modern production by playwright Ben Power and director Carrie Cracknell.

Sunday 9/14 . $10.50-14.50, 7pm. The Paramount Theatre, 215 E. Main St., Downtown Mall. 979-1333.