Iphigenia in Tauris (1915)

Original id: 
655
Start date: 
15 May 1915
End date: 
12 June 1915
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Translation
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. Photographs of the Yale performance are interleaved in Yale Library's copy of the Iphigenia in Tauris (classmark Yeg3.D7.910eb).
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Lionel Braham Actor Thoas
Mary Forbes Actor Pallas Athena
Harley Granville Barker Director
Harley Granville Barker
Alma Kruger Actor Leader of the Chorus
Ian Maclaren Actor Orestes
Lillah McCarthy Actor Iphigenia
Philip Merivale Actor Messenger
Claude Raines Actor Herdsman
David Stanley Smith Composer
Norman Wilkinson Costumes
Norman Wilkinson Set
Leonard Willey Actor Pylades
Venue Festival Dates Notes
College of the City of New York (CCNY) (New York City, New York, United States) 31 May, 1915 to 5 June, 1915 Two performances in the Municipal Stadium before an audience of 5000
Piping Rock Country Club (Long Island, State of Kansas, United States) 25 May, 1915 date approximate
Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, United States) 15 May, 1915 1st drama performed in Yale Bowl
University of Harvard (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States) 18 May, 1915 in the Stadium
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States) 8 June, 1915 in the Botanic Gardens
Princeton University (Princeton, State of New Jersey, United States) 12 June, 1915
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Production photograph - Pennsylvania Photograph archive
Newspaper production photograph - Yale Bowl Newspaper cutting archive
Iphigenia in Tauris - 1915 - Photograph (Opening) Photograph archive
Iphigenia in Tauris - 1915 - Photograph (Rehearsal - circa line 1220) Photograph archive
Iphigenia in Tauris - 1915 - Photograph (circa line 1330) Photograph archive
Iphigenia in Tauris - 1915 - Photograph Photograph archive
Granville Barker's production of Iphigenia in Tauris [together with Materials 3510, 3511, 3512, 3513, 3514] Image archive
Granville Barker's production of Iphigenia in Tauris [together with Materials 3509, 3511, 3512, 3513, 3514] Image archive
Granville Barker's production of Iphigenia in Tauris [together with Materials 3509, 3510, 3512, 3513, 3514] Image archive
Granville Barker's production of Iphigenia in Tauris [together with Materials 3509, 3510, 3511, 3513, 3514] Image archive
Granville Barker's production of Iphigenia in Tauris [together with Materials 3509, 3510, 3511, 3512, 3514] Image archive
Granville Barker's production of Iphigenia in Tauris [together with Materials 3509, 3510, 3511, 3512, 3513] Image archive
The Theomachia: A Trilogy Book library xii
Program: Iphigenia in Tauris; The Trojan Women Photocopy archive
Notes from a newspaper clipping … Photocopy archive
Iphigenia in Tauris Photocopy archive
The revival of Greek Tragedy in America Photocopy archive
Revitalizing Greek Tragedy for American Consumption Photocopy archive
Lillah McCarthy Photocopy archive
Lillah McCarthy [2] Photocopy archive
4 executioners Photocopy archive
Iphigenia in Tauris Photocopy archive
Bodyguards of King Thoas Photocopy archive
Lillah McCarthy as Iphigenia Photocopy archive
Iphigenia in Tauris Photocopy archive
Two shepherds Photocopy archive
Iphigenia in Tauris Photocopy archive
Ian Maclaren as Orestes and Leonard Willey as Pylades Photocopy archive
Iphigenia in Tauris Photocopy archive
Euripides played in the Yale bowl Photocopy archive
Production photograph - Pennsylvania Photograph archive
Production photograph - Pennsylvania Photograph archive
Production photograph - Pennsylvania Photograph archive
Greek Tragedy on the American Stage: Ancient Drama in the Commercial Theater, 1882-1994 Book library 15, 18ff.
The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy Book library 303
Tragedy in the Bowl! Article archive 48-51
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
An everlasting music Photocopy archive
Greek drama in beautiful settings Photocopy archive
Image of the 1915 set Photocopy archive
On Saturday … Review archive
Gilbert Murray's Euripides: The Trojan Women and Other Plays Book library xxx n.49
Yale Alumni Magazine: Iphigenia at the Yale Bowl Magazine archive
International Theatre Exhibition Catalogue and Bibliography Book library

How to cite this production

Iphigenia in Tauris (1915), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/655 <19 July 2019>