Electra (1952 - 1953)

Original id: 
Start date: 
19 November 1952
End date: 
31 May 1953
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Rondiris' production of Sophokles' Elektra had two runs in Athens in 1936 and 1937 (ID 297). It was revived in 1938 without Mitropoulos' music in Epidaurus - the first performance at the ancient theatre since antiquity (ID 298). This revival toured Europe in 1939. A further revival with a substantially new cast was presented in Greece and in the USA in 1952-1953 (ID 4925).
Media of production: 
Greek, Modern (1453-)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Ioannis Apostolidis Actor Paedagogus
Nikos Chatziskos Actor Aegisthus
Alekos Deligiannis Actor Pylades
Antonis Fokas Costume Designer
Kleovoulos Klonis Set Designer
Thanos Kotsopoulos Actor Orestes
Dimitris Mitropoulos Composer
Rita Myrat Actor Chrysothemis
Katina Paxinou Actor Electra
A. Raftopoulou Actor Clytaemnestra
Dimitris Rondiris Director
Loukia Sakellariou Choreographer

How to cite this production

Electra (1952 - 1953), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/4925 <27 May 2024>