Showcasing Agamemnon

Reading Agamemnon in Prisons
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 3:00pm
Nancy Rabinowitz (Hamilton College)
Outreach Room, Ioannou Centre
Agamemnon: an interactive, multimedia ebook
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:30pm
Fiona Macintosh (APGRD Director)
Outreach Room, Ioannou Centre
Live Rehearsal - finding Clytemnestra's voice
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
Joan Iyiola (RSC Duchess of Malfi 2018)
Struan Leslie (Director, Movement Director, Dramaturg)
Outreach Room, Ioannou Centre

Portrait photograph of Nancy RabinowitzJoin us for an afternoon and evening dedicated to receptions of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, starting at 3pm with a talk by Professor Nancy Rabinowitz (Hamilton College) on: 'Reading Agamemnon in prisons'.


Front cover to Agamemnon, a performance historyAt 5.30pm we'll be showcasing our latest open-access multimedia ebook - Agamemnon: a performance history - and give you the opportunity to play with this interactive resource on multiple devices. We would really appreciate your feedback at this final stage before we launch the book online! Ebook contributors and APGRD team members will be on hand.

Portrait photograph of Joan Iyiola, by Lucy BarriballStay for drinks and, at 6pm, a 'live rehearsal' by Joan Iyiola (RSC Duchess of Malfi 2018, Globe Omeros 2017), who is the voice of Clytemnestra in the ebook, and Struan Leslie (Director, Movement Director, Dramaturg). Joan and Struan will take us through their rehearsal process, the conversations that arise between actor and director, and their use of the ebook's resources in developing three of Clytemnestra's speeches.

Our first open-access multimedia ebook, Medea - a performance history, is avaiable to download now! Find out more here

Or you can read all about our interactive/multimedie ebook project here