Event Electra
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Venue Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 13 June 1978
Opening Date June 1978
Last Date 22 July 1978
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Electra rages against her mistreatment in her familial home, waiting for the return of her brother Orestes to avenge the death of her father at the hands of Aegisthus , who has since wed Electra's widowed mother Clytemnestra.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Death
Name Function Notes
Betty Bobbitt Actor Chorus
Valma Bolton Actor Chorus
Sally Cahill Actor Chorus
Mercia Deane-Johns Actor Handmaiden
David Downer Actor Orestes
Michael Edgar Actor Pylades
Sandy Gore Actor Chrysothemis
Jennifer Hagan Actor Electra
Irene Inescort Actor Clytemnestra
Adele Lewin Actor Handmaiden
Judith McGrath Actor Chorus
Dennis Olsen Actor Tutor
John Stanton Actor Aegisthus
Jennifer West Actor Chorus
Katy Wild Actor Chorus
Nick Enright Adaptor
Frank Hauser Adaptor
Detlef Bauer Assistant Stage Manager
James Langman Assistant Stage Manager
Helen Gifford Composer
Paul Mackay Deputy Stage Manager
Anne Fraser Designer
Frank Hauser Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Murray Taylor Lighting Operator
Detlef Bauer Musician
Peter Mander Musician
Sophocles Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
Glenda Ferrall Stage Manager
Text Nationality Greece
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 5983