1 November 1903
Degree of relationship to ancient play:
The production was preceded by an Ode to Aeschylus written by Kostis Palamas and delivered by Marika Kotopouli. The demotic translation used in this production provoked a riot - known as the 'Oresteiaka' - which resulted in the death of a young demonstrator and the wounding of several others.
Media of production:
Greek, Modern (1453-)