Orphée (1926)

Original id: 
12965
Start date: 
14 June 1926
End date: 
15 June 1926
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
Tragedy. Cocteau also treated the story of Orpheus in 2 screenplays, Orphée (1951) and Le testament d'Orphée (1959); and a ballet scenario, 1944. Written in 1925. Published in 1927 in France (Paris: Stock).
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
French
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Georgics Virgil
Person Role Notes
Jean Cocteau Writer
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 793 McGraw-Hill 1984, 1:534 / Strauss 1971, p. 234; Kosinski 1989, pp. 264-66 / Lee 1961, pp. 308-10, 312 (for further info)

How to cite this production

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