Trojan Women (1915)

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19 May 1915
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Production notes: 
Iphigenia in Tauris (ID 655) and The Trojan Women (ID 654) were taken on tour together. These were the first productions by Granville-Barker in America. This American season was sponsored by the Stage Society of New York.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Lionel Braham Actor Poseidon
Mary Forbes Actor Pallas Athena
Harley Granville Barker Director
Harley Granville Barker
Gladys Hansen Actor Helen
Chrystal Herne Actor Cassandra
Alma Kruger Actor Chorus Leader
Ian Maclaren Actor Talthybius
Lillah McCarthy Actor Hecuba
Philip Merivale Actor Menelaus
David Stanley Smith Composer
Norman Wilkinson Set
Norman Wilkinson Costumes
Edith Wynne-Matthison Actor Andromache
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
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Revitalizing Greek Tragedy for American Consumption Photocopy archive
Greek Tragedy on the American Stage: Ancient Drama in the Commercial Theater, 1882-1994 Book library 15ff., 43
The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy Book library 303-304
Tragedy in the Bowl! Article archive 51
Letter from Richard Beacham to Oliver Taplin Correspondence archive 2
History of Greek Play Production in American Colleges and Universities from 1881 to 1936 Photocopy library 6
Granville Barker's production of Trojan Women Photocopy archive
Euripides: Hecuba, Trojan Women, Andromache Book library
An everlasting music Photocopy archive
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Menelaus and Helen Photocopy archive
Chrystal Herne as Cassandra Photocopy archive
The Trojan Women: Menelaus and Helen Photocopy archive
The Trojan Women Photocopy archive
The Trojan Women Photocopy archive
The Trojan Women Photocopy archive
Hecuba and Talthybius Photocopy archive
Hecuba and Astyanax Photocopy archive
Hecuba and Astyanax [2] Photocopy archive
Talthybius and Astyanax Photocopy archive
Image of the 1915 set Photocopy archive
On Saturday … Review archive
Mirrors to the Past: Ancient Greece and Avant-Garde America Print-out archive
The Trojan Women beautifully given Photocopy archive
Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics. Vol.13.1 (Spring/Summer 2005) Journal library 185-187 581
Year of Pericles: Year of Democracy, Delphi, July 2005 Festival programme archive 31
Gilbert Murray's Euripides: The Trojan Women and Other Plays Book library xxx n.49
Euripides: Hecuba Book library ix
The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas Book library Preface
International Theatre Exhibition Catalogue and Bibliography Book library

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