Persai (1965)

Original id: 
44
Start date: 
19 April 1965
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Translation
Production notes: 
First revived in 1967 (see ID 818) with some minor cast changes, and several times thereafter.
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
Greek, Modern (1453-)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Nelli Angelidou Actor Atossa
Kostas Aristopoulos Actor Chorus
Nikos Charalambous Actor Chorus
Dimitris Chatzimarkos Actor Ghost of Darius
Ioannis Christou Composer
Stelios Kafkaridis Actor Xerxes
Spyros Kalogirou Actor Chorus
Mimis Kougioumtzis Actor Chorus
Karolos Koun (1908-1987) Director
Nikos Kouros Actor Chorus
Giorgos Lazanis Actor Messenger
Ioannis Mortzos Actor Chorus
Timos Perlegkas Actor Chorus
Kostas Styliaris Actor Chorus
Christos Tsangas Actor Chorus
Ioannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989) Set & Costume Designer
Nektarios Vouteris Actor Chorus
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 23
Persai Book library 119-120, b&w image following p.126
The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy Book library 309
Aldwych Theatre World Theatre Season '69 Flyer archive
Theatro Technis - Karolos Koun - Epidauros '82 Festival programme archive
My World of Theatre Book library 17
Living Greek Theatre: A Handbook of Classical Performance and Modern Production Book library 288, 345
Promotional booklet - Theatro Technis of Karolos Koun Booklet archive
Aldwych Theatre World Theatre Season '65 Festival programme archive
The Greek Art Theatre Programme archive
The Greek Art Theatre Programme archive
Part of the chorus in The Persians Photocopy archive
Stelios Kafkaridis as Xerxes … Photocopy archive
Fine display of sustained mass emotion Photocopy archive
Noble lament for a fallen empire Photocopy archive
Aeschylus's The Persians at the Aldwych Photocopy archive
Review of The Persians at the Aldwych Photocopy archive
A Blend of Opera and Barbaric Rite Photocopy archive
Karolos Koun: Kanoume Theatro gia tin Psychi mas [Karolos Koun: We are Doing Theatre for our Soul] Book library 77
Search results for the period from 1/1/2000 to 23/12/2001 Print-out archive
Venom in Verse: Aristophanes in Modern Greece Book library 138, 252
Greek Tragedy and the British Stage, 1566-1997 Print-out archive 130
Playing by the Censors' Rules? Classical Drama Revived under the Greek Junta (1967-1974) Offprint archive 151f.
Dionysus Since 69: Greek Tragedy at the Dawn of the Third Millennium Book library 253, 378
Data collected by Elina Dagonaki Personal notes archive
Theatro Photocopy archive
Greek Artists and Ancient Greek Drama: Stage Sets and Costumes - Exhibition Catalogue Book library 5
Greek Artists and Ancient Greek Drama: Stage Sets and Costumes - Exhibition Catalogue Book library 20
Newspaper clipping - Karolos Koun's Persians Newspaper cutting archive
Audio recording of stage production of the Persians - two discs CD archive

How to cite this production

Persai (1965), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/44 <26 April 2019>