Elektra (1959 - 1960)

Original id: 
Start date: 
11 September 1959
End date: 
31 December 1960
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Rondiris' production of Sophokles' Elektra premièred in Thessaloniki in 1959, and then toured around Greece and several European cities to 1960 (ID 299). It continued to tour interntationally with significant changes of cast from 1961 to 1963 (ID 1521). In 1963 it was presented in Delphi with a largely new cast to celebrate 45 years of Rondiris' contribution to theatre (ID 2737); this revival was taken on a substantial international tour to 1965. The 1966 revival in Cyprus and Edinburgh featured a new cast which included Elsa Vergi as Elektra (ID 8613).
Media of production: 
Greek, Modern (1453-)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Thaleia Kalliga Actor Klytaimnestra
Kleovoulos Klonis Set Designer
Kostas Kydoniatis Composer
Despoina Nikolaïdou Actor Chrysothemis
Aspasia Papathanasiou Actor Elektra
Dimitris Rondiris Director
Loukia Sakellariou Choreographer
Foivos Taxiarchis Actor Paidagogos
Dimitris Veakis Actor Orestes
Antonis Xenakis Actor Aigisthos
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Thespis: Bulletin of the Greek Center of the ITI. Vols 4-5 (June 1966) Journal library 109
Elektra Book library 170-172
Kyklos Elektra Souvenir programme archive 11
World Theatre. Vol.XII.2 (Summer 1963). Pantomime; Stanislavski Journal 142

How to cite this production

Elektra (1959 - 1960), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/299 <16 April 2024>