Past Performances

Listings and Reviews of Performances from 15 September 1998

Listings are published in reverse chronological order. All dates refer to first night.*

Rhesus by Euripides
16 - 19 October 2001, 8pm. Basement Theatre at the Arts and Culture Centre, St, John's, Newfoundland
Directed by George Adam Kovacs. Produced by C. W. Marshall and MASC. Translated by James Morwood. Masks by Hallie Rebecca Marshall.
Tickets $10/$5
View photographs from production: (1) (2) (3)
Read a Didaskalia review by Elizabeth Scharffenberger
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Electra by Sophocles
10 - 13 October 2001. Arts Theatre, Cambridge, UK
Directed by Jane Montgomery, The Cambridge Greek Play.
See publicity materials.
Read Dictynna Hood on The Cambridge Play in Didaskalia 1.5 (1994).
See documentation and analysis by the Open University.
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Clyt at Home: The Clytemnestra Project by Katherine Noon and Christopher DeWan
9 September - 6 October 2001. Theatre of NOTE, Los Angeles, USA
Directed by Katherine Noon. Original music and lyrics by David Bickford. Produced by Joe Foster.
Read a Didaskalia review by Carl R. Mueller
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Oedipus by Sophocles
6 September - 16 November 2001. On Tour, UK
New Translation by Blake Morrison; directed by Barrie Rutter
A World Premiere. A new commision for the Yorkshire poet. It will be performed by Northern Broadsides theatre company and is going to tour throughout Britain. The translation makes use of the Yorkshire & Lancashire dialects. To find out when and where each of the plays are being performed visit: For further information contact:
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Orestes by Euripides
31 March 2001, 2pm. George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, University of Toronto, Canada
Presented by The Conacher Players. The performance is a tribute to Professor Desmond Conacher, after whom the group was recently renamed. This production of Orestes played for 11 performances in Peterborough in February. Professor John Porter (University of Saskatchewan) and the translator, George Kovacs (Memorial University), were in attendance for opening night. The Classics Drama Group has been producing Greek theatre at Trent since 1994; this is the group's ninth production.
Tickets ($10; $5 for students) are available at the door or can be reserved by e-mailing the director, Martin Boyne:
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Kypria International Festival
1 September - 9 October 2000
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Antigone (3rd version) by Sophocles
August 1999. Garage Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Tomee Theatre Company
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Electra by Sophocles
15 September - 4 October 1998. McCarter Theatre, Princeton Department of Classics, Princeton University, USA
Directed by David Leveaux. Adaptation by Frank McGuinness (London: Faber and Faber, 1997).
Cast: Zoë Wanamaker, Claire Bloom, Pat Carroll, Marin Hinkle, Mirjana Jokovic, Daniel Oreskes, Stephen Spinella, Ivan Stamenov, Myra Lucretia Taylor.
Tickets: 609-983-8000. Production web page (includes information, images and reviews):
Read Didaskalia review by Katharina Volk
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Antigone (2nd Version Who is Afraid of Antigone) by Sophocles
August 1998 Garage Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Tomee Theatre Company
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