28 August 1959
29 August 1959
Degree of relationship to ancient play:
Further performances were planned for this venue, but public outrage in response to the portrayal of the ancient priest as an Orthodox priest led to their cancellation. The 1959 production (ID 580) was, however, revived in 1960 (ID 427) and its popularity led it to be repeatedly revived with international tours throughout the 1960s and beyond.
Media of production:
Greek, Modern (1453-)