The Four Ages: The Golden Age, The Silver Age, The Bronze Age, and The Iron Age (1609 - 1613)

Original id: 
7520
Start date: 
1 January 1609
End date: 
31 December 1613
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
The Four Ages is an attempt to put on stage all Greek myth, plus an entire act of Amphitruo in The Silver Age, and a radical adaptation of the Oresteia (especially the Agamemnon) in The Iron Age. Michelakis in Agamemnon in Performance (p. 4) states that they draw on John Lydgate's late medieval Troy Book and on William Caxton's Recuyell of the Histories of Troy.
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English

How to cite this production

The Four Ages: The Golden Age, The Silver Age, The Bronze Age, and The Iron Age (1609 - 1613), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/7520 <7 December 2019>