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Cock of the North

A reimagining of Alcmaeon in Corinth, a lost play of Euripides.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Colin Teevan 

  • Synopsis

    Alcmaeon, having murdered his father, unwittingly buys his long-lost daughter as a slave in this, the final part of Colin Teevan's re-imagining of Euripides' final trilogy (the other plays are Iphigenia in Aulis and Bacchai). The play is an original text, inspired by a tragedy whose text is not extant.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    7

  • Cast Notes

    Some doubling, and a also a chorus of Corinthian women, played by members of the company

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Creon John McMahon
Hera Deborah McMullan
Obole Deborah McMullan
Tisiphone/Amphilocus Catherine MacCabe
Alcmaeon Andrew Horsley
Isthmias Emma Roxburgh
Water Clock Emma Roxburgh
Creusa Emma Louise Whittle
Nikarete, Priestess of Aphrodite Polly Goodwin
Ground Beater Laura Breen
Flute Girl Ellie Fletcher
Production Team  
Director Martin Wylde
Lighting Paul Colley
Production Designer Ruth Paton
Movement Director Tracy Gillman
Composer Mick Sands
Musical Director Mick Sands

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Curtis Brown Group

  • Address

    Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket Street
    London
    SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 20 7393 4400

  • Email

    info@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    www.curtisbrown.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published play script.