Elektra (1936 - 1937)

Original id: 
Start date: 
3 October 1936
End date: 
18 July 1937
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Rondiris' production of Sophokles' Elektra had two runs in Athens in 1936 and 1937 (ID 297). It was revived in 1938 without Mitropoulos' music in Epidaurus - the first performance at the ancient theatre since antiquity (ID 298). This revival toured Europe in 1939. A further revival with a substantially new cast was presented in Greece and in the USA in 1952-1953 (ID 4925).
Media of production: 
Greek, Modern (1453-)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Antonis Fokas Costume Designer
Giorgos Glinos Actor Aigisthos
Kleovoulos Klonis Set Designer
Thanos Kotsopoulos Actor Orestes
Vaso Manolidou Actor Chrysothemis
Dimitris Mitropoulos Composer
Eleni Papadaki Actor Klytaimnestra
Katina Paxinou Actor Elektra
Dimitris Rondiris Director
Nikos Rozan Actor Paidagogos
Titos Vandis Actor Pylades
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Ancient Odeion of Herodes Atticus (Athens, Attica, Greece) 2 October, 1936 to 17 July, 1937 3-10 October 1936 & 2-18 July 1937

How to cite this production

Elektra (1936 - 1937), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/297 <13 July 2024>