Dionysus in 69 (1968 - 1969)

Original id: 
Start date: 
6 June 1968
End date: 
31 December 1969
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
A film version of this stage production was released in 1970 (see ID 8194).
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
William Finlay Actor Dionysus
Richard Schechner Director
Richard Schechner Adaptor
William Shephard Actor Pentheus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Performing Garage (New York City, New York, United States) 5 June, 1968
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Greek Tragedy on the American Stage: Ancient Drama in the Commercial Theater, 1882-1994 Book library 68, 82, 84
The riddle of the Bacchantes Newspaper cutting archive
Living Greek Theatre: A Handbook of Classical Performance and Modern Production Book library 370-372 1591
The Reception of Euripides' Bacchae in Performance from 1960 to the Present Print-out library
The Dionysus Group Photocopy library
Dionysus in 69 - videotape of film Videotape archive
Dionysus in 69: The Performance Group Photocopy library
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Luca Ronconi und die griechische Tragödie: eine Neuinszenierung von Pilade Photocopy archive 241
Verspeelde Werkelijkheid: Verkenningen van Theatraliteit Book library 183
Papers in Mudd Library Listing archive
About Western Man and the 'Gap' that is Constantly Threatening Him Offprint library 81
Dionysus Since 69: Greek Tragedy at the Dawn of the Third Millennium Book library 1, 11-12, 30, 49-75, 254, 262, 321, 380, etc
Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics. Vol.12.1 (Spring/Summer 2004) Journal library 75 34
Between Text and Cultural Performance: Staging Greek Tragedies in Germany Photocopy archive 18
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Actuals: Primitive Ritual and Performance Theory Photocopy archive
Environmental Theater: An Expanded New Edition including "Six Axioms for Environmental Theater" Photocopy archive
The Power of Performance: Environmental Theatre and Heterotopia in Dionysus in '69 [sic] Photocopy archive
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Speculations on Radicalism, Sexuality, and Performance Photocopy archive
Audience Participation Photocopy archive
Public Domains: Essays on the Theatre Photocopy archive
6 Axioms for Environmental Theatre Photocopy archive
Not on marquee, but in spotlight: the audience Photocopy archive
Are you running with me Zeus? Photocopy archive
Thrust of the trick Photocopy archive
Rapture unwrapped Photocopy archive
The Serpent/Dionysus in 69 Photocopy archive
Professor of the Dionysiac theater Photocopy archive
Is futz the wave of the future? Print-out archive
Surrounded - but not afraid Photocopy archive
Dionysus in '69: Nudity, Guts and Truth Photocopy archive
New plays: Dionysus in 69 Photocopy archive
Want to watch? Or act? Photocopy archive
The democratization of art Photocopy archive
Theater: development of the environmental experience and audience involvement of Dionysus in 69 Photocopy archive
To be or not to be nude - that is the questioon Photocopy archive
Theatres, Spaces, Environments: Eighteen Projects Photocopy archive
Like drunks at a convention? Photocopy archive
The theater: against the incoherent Photocopy archive
Total theater: which way? Photocopy archive
Can we give up the theater? Photocopy archive
Fact is fact Photocopy archive
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The delusion about illusion Photocopy archive
A time to dance Photocopy archive
Theater: Bacchae updated in garage Photocopy archive
Beyond nude dancing Photocopy archive
… Or the wave of the future? Photocopy archive
Screen: De Palma's Dionysus in 69 Photocopy archive
Dionysus in 69, from Euripides' The Bacchae, The Performance Group Photocopy archive
The theater's avant-garde branches out Photocopy archive
The Wooster Group stirs controversy with an avant-garde series Photocopy archive
Experiments in theater-going: Environmental Theater by Richard Schechner Photocopy archive
Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics. Vol.16.1 (Spring/Summer 2008) Journal library 98-103 In Martin Reverman's article, 'The Appeal of Dystopia: latching onto Greek drama in the twentieth century', pp.97-117.
DVD - excerpts of recordings of Greek tragedies selected by Oliver Taplin and Pantelis Michelakis DVD archive
Analisi degli elementi drammaturgici delle Baccanti euripidee anche alla luce di alcune scelte registiche contemporanee Book library pp. 72-74;p. 135
Analisi degli elementi drammaturgici delle Baccanti euripidee anche alla luce di alcune scelte registiche contemporanee Book library pp. 72-74; p. 135

How to cite this production

Dionysus in 69 (1968 - 1969), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/1746 <21 July 2024>