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Iphigenia In Aulis

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Andy Hinds 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Euripides 

  • Author Notes

    A new version of the Ancient Greek Tragedy.

  • Setting

    The play takes place on the shores of Aulis on the eastern coast of Greece.

  • Synopsis

    When Helen, Queen of Sparta, abandons her husband for the Prince of Troy a thousand ships are launched on a mission to reclaim her and to punish Troy.

    Trouble ensues when the Greek fleet is becalmed at Aulis. The goddess Artemis agrees to restore the wind only if Agamemnon agrees to sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia to her. When the girl's mother uncovers the plan, however, she resolves to halt the sacrifice at any cost.

    A new version of the classic Euripidean tragedy.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    8

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Agamemnon Michael Bates
Aide to Agamemnon Michael Dempsey
Chorus member Amy Flood
Achilles Liam Heslin
Menelaus Neil Hogan
Chorus member Aoife Kenny
Chorus member Margaret McAuliffe
Chorus member Nichola McEvilly
Chorus member Cate McGabhann
Iphigenia Aoife Moore
Aide to Agamemnon Tom Pigot
Chorus member Joanne Quinn
Clytemenestra Lesa Thurman
Old Man Dick Tobin
Production Team  
Director Andy Hinds
Set Designer Vincent Bell
Lighting Designer Eamon Fox
Producer Andy Hinds
Costume Designer David Houghton
Costume Designer Sarah McCann
Composer Jen Kirby
Company Manager Milly McLaughlin
Production Manager Marie Tierney
Stage Manager Lisa Higgins
Stage Manager Priscilla Nic Chonmara
Graphic Design Milly McLaughlin
Photography Joe Morrison
Photography Marius Tatu
Casting Director Aoibhinn Marie Gilroy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Classic Stage Ireland (CSI)

  • Address

    Grattan Building
    Dublin City University, Collins Avenue
    Dublin 9
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 7007772

  • Email

    csi@dcu.ie

  • Website

    classicstageireland.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Classic Stage Ireland (CSI)

  • Address

    Grattan Building
    Dublin City University, Collins Avenue
    Dublin 9
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 7007772

  • Email

    csi@dcu.ie

  • Website

    classicstageireland.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.