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Electra

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Sophocles 

  • Author Notes

    A new version of Sophocles' original text.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    10 September 1997

  • Production Notes

    Produced in association with Duncan C. Weldon for Chichester Festival Theatre.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First Produced at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester and later at the Donmar Warehouse on 21 October 1997.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Bespoke Theatre Company presented the Irish Premiere of Electra at the Project Arts Centre on 16 August 2002.

Original Cast  
Chrysothemis Orla Charlton
Servant to Orestes Rudolph Walker
Pylades Martin McKellan
Orestes Andrew Howard
Electra Zoƫ Wanamaker
Chorus Alison Johnston
Chorus of Mycenae Jenny Galloway
Chorus Ninka Scott
Clytemenestra Marjorie Yates
Aegisthus Raad Rawi
Production Team  
Director David Leveaux
Designer Johan Engels
Lighting Paul Pyant
Sound Designer Fergus O'Hare
Movement Director Jonathan Butterell

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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