Electra (1774)

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Start date: 
1 January 1774
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Production notes: 
Francklin's Orestes was a version of Voltaire's Oreste, a tragedy based on Sophocles' Electra. A revival of the 1769 production (ID 1237), renamed Electra. The new Prologue and Epilogue were written by David Garrick.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Philip James de Loutherbourg Set
David Garrick Writer wrote the Prologue and Epilogue
Mary Ann Yates Actor Electra
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Sophocles Revisited: Essays Presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones Book library 277-278; illustration at 278
Medea in Performance, 1500-2000 Book library 54

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Electra (1774), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/1238 <28 May 2024>