Two Rounds of the Cambridge Greek Play

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 2:15pm
Helen Eastman (Director) and Alex Silverman (Composer)
Lecture Theatre, 66 St Giles', Oxford

Director, Helen Eastman and composer, Alex Silverman, collaborated on the Cambridge Greek plays, Agamemnon in 2010 and Prometheus and The Frogs in 2013. Here they discuss their approach to ancient texts, theatrically and musically, rehearsal process, creating choruses, integrating surtitles, and making Aristophanes' jokes work for modern audiences.