Clytemnestra (1958)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 April 1958
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
A three-act dance treatment of the Oresteia (revived as: ID: 4770 ; 4705 ; 6467 ; 7190 ; 7191; 7192 ; 9773 ; 9774)
Media of production: 
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Halim El-Dabh Composer
Martha Graham (d.1991) Choreographer
Martha Graham (d.1991) Dancer Clytemnestra
Martha Graham (d.1991) Costumes
Linda Hodes Dancer Cassandra
Yuriko Kimura Dancer Iphigenia
Gene McDonald Dancer King Hades / Watchman / Paris / Ghost of Agamemnon
Helen McGehee Costumes
Helen McGehee Dancer Electra
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) Set Designer
Jean Rosenthal Lighting
Bertram Ross Dancer Agamemnon / Orestes
Paul Taylor Dancer Aegisthus
Ethel Winter Dancer Helen of Troy
David Wood Dancer Messenger of Death
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Adelphi Theatre (New York City, New York, United States) 1 April, 1958

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