Phoinissai (1960 - 1965)

Original id: 
Start date: 
19 June 1960
End date: 
29 August 1965
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
There were minor changes of cast in the revivals. This production was scheduled to be performed at the 1967 Epidaurus Festival, but it was banned by the dictators on account of Theodorakis' music.
Media of production: 
Greek, Modern (1453-)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Maria Chors Choreographer
Alekos Deligiannis Actor Eteoklis
Antonis Fokas Costume Designer
Nikos Kazis Actor Polyneikis, except in 1965
Kleovoulos Klonis Set Designer
Dimitris Malavetas Actor Polyneikis, in 1965
Alexis Minotis Director
Kakia Panagiotou Actor Antigoni, in 1965
Katina Paxinou Actor Iokasti
Anna Synodinou Actor Antigoni, except in 1965
Mikis Theodorakis Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus (Peloponnese, Greece) Epidaurus Festival (1960) 18 June, 1960 to 1 July, 1960 2 performances; revived here in 1962 and 1965
Ancient Odeion of Herodes Atticus (Athens, Attica, Greece) Athens Festival (1960) 30 July, 1960 to 3 September, 1960 revived here in 1961 and 1965
Ancient Theatre of Dodona (Dodóni, Epirus, Greece) Dodonaia Festival (6th, 1965) 7 August, 1965
Théâtre des Nations (Paris, Île-de-France, France) 26 March, 1962 to 27 March, 1962

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