Event Dido and Aeneas
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event Adelaide Fringe Festival
First Date 24 February 1994
Opening Date 24 February 1994
Last Date 27 February 1994
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Mark Morris delves into the mythic elements of this episode from the Aeneid, in which the wandering hero Aeneas falls in love with Carthage's Queen Dido, is tricked by sorcery and forsakes her."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Dance
Opera
Subjects Myth
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Mark Morris Choreographer
Henry Purcell Composer
Gareth Jones Conductor
Christine Van Loon Costume Designer
Robert Bordo Designer
Mark Morris Director
James F. Ingalls Lighting Designer
Resources
Works
Further Information Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas had its debut by a young ladies' college in 1689, and was seen publicly in 1700.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record January, 1994
Event Identifier 20803