Clytemnestra (1979)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1979
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
A three-act dance treatment of the Oresteia (original production ID 4251). The choreography was reconceived for television. Broadcast by WNET / Thirteen.
Media of production: 
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Emile Ardolino Producer produced the television production
Merril Brockway Director directed the television production
Halim El-Dabh Composer
Martha Graham (d.1991) Choreographer
Yuriko Kimura Dancer
Judy Kinberg Producer produced the television production
Christopher Plummer Narrator
Stanley Sussman Music adapted El-Dabh's score
Stanley Sussman Conductor
Tim Wengerd Dancer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (United States)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Print-Out: Dance on Disc Print-out library
Dancing Times, August 1980 Magazine 7422 Michael Bayston: 'Dance month on TV'
Interview with Martha Graham about Clytemnestra - New York Times Print-out archive
Clytemnestra - television production - DVD DVD archive

How to cite this production

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