The House of Atreus (1966 - 1968)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1966
End date: 
31 December 1968
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Van Steen (p.53) dates the première of this production to 1966.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Dominick Argento Composer incidental music
Edward Binns Actor Soldier
Douglas Campbell Actor Clytemnestra / Athena
Len Cariou Actor Orestes
Dahl Delu Masks
Robin Gammell Actor Cassandra / Electra
Tyrone Guthrie Director
Philip Kerr Actor Pylades / Priestess of Apollo
George Mitchell Actor Servant
Tanya Moiseiwitsch Designer
Carolyn Parker Masks
Robert Pastene Actor Aegisthus
Richard Ramos Actor Cilissa
Lee Richardson Actor Watchman / Agamemnon / Apollo
James Wallace Actor Hermes
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Photocopy of original script Photocopy archive
The House of Atreus Booklet archive
Tyrone Guthrie: A Biography Book library 291ff.; two b&w images facing 293, 352-353
Theater: new Oresteia Photocopy archive
Special Oresteia news Photocopy archive
Guthrie's Oresteia Offprint archive
Minnesota masks Photocopy archive
The House of Atreus Photocopy archive
Theater: Guthrie's Minnesota Company arrives Photocopy archive
The House of Atreus Photocopy archive
Guthrie's Atreus goes east Photocopy archive
Image 1 B&W photograph archive
Image 2 B&W photograph archive
Image 3 B&W photograph archive
Image 4 B&W photograph archive
Image 5 B&W photograph archive
Greek Tragedy on the American Stage: Ancient Drama in the Commercial Theater, 1882-1994 Book library 6, 42, 68, 70-71
Die Orestie des Aischylos auf der modernen Buhne Book library 111
Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics. Vol.04.1 (Spring 1996) Journal library 160ff. 2306
The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy Book library 311
Living Greek Theatre: A Handbook of Classical Performance and Modern Production Book library 362 1591
Aeschylus: Oresteia Book library xli
Oresteia, National Theatre of Greece Souvenir programme archive
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.1 Book library 73
The Oresteia: bearer of many agendas Print-out archive
House of pain Print-out archive
Tanya Moiseiwitsch Obituary Newspaper cutting archive
Rolling out the Red Carpet: Power 'Play' in Modern Greek Versions of the Myth of Orestes from the 1960s and 1970s. Part I Offprint library 53
Greek Drama in a Field of Dreams Print-out archive
Agamemnon in Performance: 458 BC to AD 2004 Book library 7 n. 15, 376, 392

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