The Oresteia (1933)

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14 February 1933
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Performed by a cast of fifty.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Esme Biddle Actor Pallas Athena
May Carey Actor Nurse
Coralie Carmichael Actor Klytaimnestra
Betty Chancellor Actor Elektra
Cyril Cusack Actor Apollo
Lionel Dymoke Actor Agamemnon
Hilton Edwards Actor Aegisthos
Hilton Edwards Director
Hilton Edwards Lighting
Robert Hennessy Actor Watchman
Fred Johnson Actor Herald
Micheál Mac Liammóir Actor Orestes
Micheál Mac Liammóir Set & Costume Designer
Art O'Murnaghan Music music arranged from ancient sources
Shelah Richards Actor Kassandra
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Gate Theatre (Dublin, Munster, Republic of Ireland) 14 February, 1933
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
The Oresteia of Aeschylus Photocopy archive
Agamemnon in Performance: 458 BC to AD 2004 Book library 376

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