The Cocktail Party [= Euripides' Alkestis] (1969)

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14 February 1969
End date: 
1 March 1969
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These readings of Euripides' Alcestis were entitled The Cocktail Party "to emphasize the tone of levity in the play and the connection between this ancient work and T. S. Eliot's modern transformation of it" (the director's words as reported in the Main Line Times, 13 February 1969, p.26).
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Alkestis Euripides
Person Role Notes
James McCaughey Director
Peter L. Nowicki Stage Manager
Jane Wilson Actor Alcestis
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States) 28 February, 1969 in Erdman Hall
Princeton University (Princeton, State of New Jersey, United States) 13 February, 1969 to 14 February, 1969 in McCormick Hall
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
College students plan readings with Princeton Photocopy archive

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