Ornithes (1997)

Original id: 
Start date: 
25 July 1997
End date: 
26 July 1997
Production notes: 
The controversial 1959 production of Ornithes by Koun (ID 580) was revived in 1960 (ID 427) and its popularity led it to be repeatedly revived with international tours throughout the 1960s and beyond.
Media of production: 
Greek, Modern (1453-)
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Birds Aristophanes
Person Role Notes
Karolos Koun (1908-1987) Director the production followed Koun's direction; he had died in 1987
Zouzou Nikoloudi Choreographer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus (Peloponnese, Greece) Epidaurus Festival (1997) 24 July, 1997 to 25 July, 1997
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Venom in Verse: Aristophanes in Modern Greece Book library Fig. 5, xix, 145
Epidaurus Festival, July - August 1997 Poster archive
Aristophanes in Performance, 421 BC-AD 2007: Peace, Birds and Frogs Book library xi; Fig. 9.1 at 167

How to cite this production

Ornithes (1997), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/2291 <28 May 2024>