In an epic evening, follow the story of the House of Atreus—the world’s most powerful political family—through the eyes of Orestes, son of Klytemnestra and Agamemnon. Join us for the U.S. premiere of Robert Icke’s Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Oresteia trilogy, a tale of vengeance, justice, family, and the inextricable link between violence abroad and violence at home.
Recommended for mature audiences.
adaptation by Robert Icke
directed by April Cleveland
The cast features Tiff Abreu (Electra), Adam Crawford (Young Orestes), Gabby Gillespie (Cilissa/Fury), Carolyn Hu-Bradbury (Cassandra/Athene), Derek Jepsen (Menelaus), Jasper Johnson (Talthybius), Jayson Lee (Calchas), Vero Maynez (Iphigenia), Amanda Pulcini (Klytemnestra), Katie Travers (Doctor), Matthew Wade (Agamemnon), and Garrett Young (Orestes).
The production team includes scenic design by Jack Hagen, costume design by Madeleine Byrne, lighting design by Andrei Borges, sound design by Sarah Parker, technical direction by Tessa Keller, dramaturgy by Grace Grindell, stage management by and Daniel Fender.
5/5: Post Show Discussion
5/9: Post Show Discussion
5/10: ASL Interpreted
5/12: Audio Description
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