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LISTINGS

PERFORMANCES: EUROPE AND THE UK


ENGLAND


Euripides' *Ion*
Translated by David Lan
Directed by Nicholas Wright
Performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company London

Performances 7:15 and 2:00 PM Weekdays
Ends Thursday 9 March

The Pit
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London

Box Office: (0171) 638 8891
Book Early!

See review this issue



CAMBRIDGE GREEK PLAY

Aristophanes' *Birds*
in the original Greek
Directed by Dictynna Hood

Cambridge Corn Exchange
Wheeler Street
Cambridge CB2 3QE

February 22-25
2:30 and 8:00 PM

Tickets UK12 and UK9;
UK6 unwaged and anyone in full-time education.
School parties, one free seat in ten

For bookings call (0223) 357851
or fax (0223) 321026



PRODUCTIONS AT THE EIGHTH LONDON FESTIVAL OF GREEK DRAMA

Aristophanes' *Thesmophoriazusae*
in English Translation
Presented by the University College London Classical Society

Bloomsbury Theatre
15 Gordon Street
London WC1H 0AH

Wed 8 March-Fri 10 March 1:30 and 7:30 PM
Saturday 11 March 7:30 PM

Tickets UK4.50; UK3.00 children and concessions
Available from the Bloomsbury Theatre
Tel. (0171) 388 8822


Aristophanes' *Lysistrata*
in the original Greek
Presented by the Department of Classics,
King's College London

New Theatre
King's College
Strand
London WC2R 2LS

Wed. 15 and Fri. 17 March 2:30 and 7:30 PM
Thurs. 16 and Sat. 18 March 7:30 PM

Tickets UK4.00 (price includes programme)
Available from the Business Manager
Department of Classics
King's College
24-hour direct line: (0171) 873 2399
Please make cheques payable to 'King's College Greek Play'


Euripides' *Cyclops*
Presented by Chloe Productions

Theatre Museum
Russell St.
Covent Garden
London WC2E 7PA

Friday 24 March at 5:30 PM
Sat. 25 and Sun. 26 March at 2:30 and 5:30 PM

Tickets UK4.00
Available from the Box Office, Theatre Museum
Tel. (0171) 836 2330



Euripides' *Andromache*
Performed in Greek by
Royal Grammar School/
Central Newcastle High School

2-4 March, 1995
7:30 PM

Entry by programme, UK2.00
Available from CHNS
Eskdale Terrace
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE2
Enquries ring Mrs. C.N. Astington (091) 281 5711



Shoestring Theatre Company's national tour:

Aristophanes' *Birds* (radically adapted)
Euripides' *Medea*
*Myrto and the Mountain Queen*
(an original children's play about life in ancient Greece)

Translated and directed by Dennis Douglas
With original music by Malcolm Atkins

To book the company or for further information:
Shoestring tel. (0865) 247585

See feature this issue



*Orpheus in the Underworld*
Directed by Jim Petts
Conducted by Jonathan Lawrence

21-25 February
7.30-10.30 PM

The Great Hall
London Road Site
Reading University

Tickets are UK8, or UK4 for concessions.
There are also group rates for groups of 6 or more.

Tickets are available from the following phone numbers:
(0734) 575771 [Hickies]
(0734) 581320 [Modern Music]
(0734) 591591 [HexagonBox Office]


ITALY


Sophocles' *Edipo Re* and *Edipo a Colono*
Directed by Glauco Mauri
Translated into Italian by Dario Del Corno

Touring Italy

Euripides' *Ecuba*
Directed by Massimo Castri
Translated into Italian by Giovanni Raboni
Produced by Teatro di Roma

For further details contact Caterina Barone
Via Alessandria, 4
31523 Padova
Italy


NETHERLANDS


*De thuiskomst van Odysseus*
Based on Monteverdi's *Il Ritorno d' Ulysse in Patria*
Written and perfomed by Frank Groothof
With the Saxofoonkwartet 'Sax & Plus'

Familyproduction

Until 23 April in many Dutch theatres.


To be expected in April:
Euripides *Hekabe* by the RO-theater Rotterdam

Information about these productions can also be obtained from
Herman Altena
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Klassiek Seminarium
Oude Turfmarkt 129
1012 GC Amsterdam
Phone: *31 20 5252571
Fax: *31 20 5252544
e-mail: hermanaltena@alf.let.uva.nl

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