Crispus (1597)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1597
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Murata states that with this play Stefonio had "in effect returned to Seneca for form, poetic metres, tone, location and even for one character", with Seneca's Phaedra, together with an evil spirit, opening the play (p.111).
Media of production: 
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Felice Anerio Composer
Asprilio Pacelli Composer
Francesco Soriano Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (Republic of Italy)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Classical Tragedy in the History of Early Opera in Rome Print-out archive 111

How to cite this production

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