Event Agamemnon / Lysistrata
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Venue Everest Theatre, Chippendale, NSW
First Date 9 October 1991
Opening Date 9 October 1991
Last Date 19 October 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description "A double bill in which each makes an anti-war statement. Berkoff's Agamemnon takes the germ of Aeschylus's ancient tragedy and Burke uses modern gimmickry to update Aristophanes's comedy Lysistrata."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Adaptation
Tragedy
Subjects War
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Stephen Crocker Actor
Maria de Marco Actor
Melissa King Actor
Lee Wilson Actor
Steven Berkoff Adaptor
Christopher Burke Adaptor
Yana Taylor Choreographer
Peter Kennard Composer
Amanda McNamara Costume Designer
John Studholme Designer
Christopher Burke Director
Malcolm Keith Director
Aeschylus Playwright
Aristophanes Playwright
Resources
Works
Further Information Steven Berkoff's adaptation was written in 1973.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record October 1991
Event Identifier 15681