a new translation be Francis Blessington
Whistler in the Dark Theatre
2009@ The Boston Center for the Arts
"director Meg Taintor and her performers surround and enrich the text with rhythmic movement, chant, and song. The Bacchae ... blossoms into what it should be: an incantatory, involving experience that has as much to do with the soul as with the stage. It's not going too far - and it's not an empty joke - to call it a religious experience."
The Boston Globe <read here>