Iphigenia in Aulis

by  Nicholas Rudall, Euripides

Full Length Play, Drama  /  6m, 2f

Agamemnon's sacrifice of his daughter to ensure good fortune in the Trojan War is a domestic tragedy set against a heroic landscape. This translation retains Euripides' classic poetics while fashioning a drama with contemporary resonance.

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    6m, 2f
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    Adaptations (Literature)

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Agamemnon's sacrifice of his daughter to ensure good fortune in the Trojan War is a domestic tragedy set against a heroic landscape. This translation retains Euripides' classic poetics while fashioning a drama with contemporary resonance.
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  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Time Period: Greek; Roman & Biblical

Casting

6m, 2f
AGAMEMNON - father of Iphigenia, husband of Clytemnestra, king of Mycenae 
MENELAUS - brother of Agamemnon, husband of Helen
CLYTEMNESTRA - mother of Iphigenia, wife of Agamemnon
IPHIGENIA - daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra
ACHILLES - son of Peleus
CHORUS
OLD MAN
MESSENGERS
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Authors

Nicholas Rudall

Nicholas Rudall

Euripides

Euripides

Iphigenia in Aulis premiered at the Court Theatre in Chicago, IL in November 2014 under the direction of Charles Newell.

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