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Phaedra Backwards

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Marina Carr 

  • Author Notes

    An adaptation of the classic myth of Phaedra.

  • Synopsis

    A new re-imagining of the classic myth of Phaedra doomed love for her stepson. 'Phaedra Backwards' subverts the established chronology of previous versions of the myth, moving fluidly between the past, present and future.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    18 October 2011

  • Production Notes

    First produced by the McCarter Theatre, Princeton.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the McCarter Theatre Centre at Princeton University.

Original Cast  
Nanny Susan Blommaert
Inventor Christopher Coucill
Paisphae Angel Desai
Minos Sean Haberle
Phaedra Stephanie Roth Haberle
Aricia Julienne Hanzelka Kim
Ariadne Mariann Mayberry
Minotaur Julio Monge
Theseus Randall Newsome
Hippolytus Jake Silberman
Production Team  
Director Emily Mann
Set Designer Rachel Hauck
Lighting Designer Jeff Croiter
Costume Designer Anita Yavich
Movement Director Peter Pucci
Music & Sound Designer Mark Bennett
Projection Design Peter Nigrini

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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