Event Alkestis
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Venue Sidetrack Theatre, Marrickville, NSW
First Date 11 March 2003
Opening Date 18 March 2003
Last Date 12 April 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description When Euripides wrote "Alkestis" he rocked the ancient world by putting tragedy on a collision course with comedy and in so doing mounted a stinging and often hilarious attack on men and their gods.

King Admetos was born lucky, his father set him up with a prosperous land and the god Apollo saved him from an early death by striking a deal with the Fates...Admetos could live if someone would die on his behalf. When the day came noone wanted to die for the king, that is until his beautiful wife Alkestis sacrificed her life for his.
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Subjects Ancient Greece
Multicultural
Women
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Valerie Berry Actor
Carlo Drago Actor
Adam Hatzimanolis Actor
Panda Likoudis Actor
Nicholas Mitsakis Actor
Georgina Naidu Actor
Alex Sideratos Actor
Don Mamouney Adaptor
Sawung Jabo Composer
Don Mamouney Director
Sawung Jabo Musician
Euripides Playwright
Works
Text Nationality Greece
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper SMH Metro March 7-13 2003
Sidetrack Archive Box 12
Event Identifier 22751