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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Colin Teevan 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Euripides 

  • Author Notes

    After 'Iphigeneia in Aulis' by Euripides.

  • Synopsis

    The Greeks and Trojans are on the brink of war. Agamemnon, leader of the Greeks, has a stark choice: whether to sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia as the gods demand, or place the safety of his family before the interests of the state. Iphigeneia must choose whether to die willingly at her father's hand to ensure her nation's freedom.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    The original production also included a chorus of 11 young people.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Klytaimnestra Paula McFetridge
Chorus Leader Niki Doherty
Iphigeneia Morna Regan
Old Man Donncha Crowley
Agamemnon Sean Hannaway
Menelaus Richard Dormer
Achilleus Kevin James Kelly
Production Team  
Director David Grant
Designer Gary McCann
Lighting Designer Paul O'Neill
Movement Director Richard Knight
Music by Debra Salem
Percussion Urban Strawberry Lunch
Deputy Stage Manager Simon Forbes

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.