The Oresteia

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Through ten years of war, grief and rage, Queen Clytemnestra lies in wait for her husband Agamemnon’s return, determined to avenge one child, only to doom the others. The sole surviving trilogy in Greek tragedy, The Oresteia chronicles a deluge of violence that can only be stopped when society peers into its own soul and sees the depths of its complicity. Playwright Ellen McLaughlin (The Persians) has written a new version of the classic, commissioned by STC. Her play, three years in the making, weaves together the works of Aeschylus with stunning poetry and emotional heft. An epic, world-premiere interpretation of this pillar of western culture, The Oresteia makes a fitting end to Michael Kahn’s tenure as Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

 

Presented by Shakespeare Theatre Company

Show Type
Drama
Running Time
120 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$44 - $118

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Box Office Phone: 202-547-1122

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 04/30/2019 - 06/02/2019
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Cast
Performer Role
Kelley Curran Clytemnestra
Simone Warren Iphigenia
Kelcey Watson Agamemnon
Josiah Bania Orestes
Zoë Sophia Garcia Cassandra
Rad Pereira Electra
Franchelle S Dorn Chorus
Helen Carey Chorus
Corey Allen Chorus
Sophia Skiles Chorus
Kati Brazda Chorus
Jonathan Louis Dent Chorus
Alvin Keith Chorus
Production Personnel
Playwright
Ellen McLaughlin
Director
Michael Kahn
Costume Designer
Susan Hilferty
Set Designer
Susan Hilferty
Sound Designer
Cricket S. Myers
Movement for plays
Jennifer Archibald
Lighting Designer
Jennifer Tipton
Composer
Kamala Sankaram

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Shakespeare Theatre Company Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

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  • Street parking
  • Paid garages
  • Theater discount at nearby garage

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  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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