Lazarus Theatre Company presents two new epic productions of Euripides’ finest works; Orestes and Electra. Orestes; His Fall is a new adaptation that tells the story of the vengeful son Orestes and examines loyalty to family and heritage. Electra; Her Life is a devised piece that explores the story of Orestes’ sister Electra. Performed by an ensemble cast of thirty actors, these two legendary plays are brought to life through the superb use of text, movement and music.
ELECTRA; HER LIFE…
Wife, daughter, sister and Greek, Electra, child of triumphant Agamemnon must search for her own identity, purpose and existence. This devised ensemble piece will explore this unique woman through the use of movement, text and song, and questions who is Electra?
ORESTES; HIS FALL.
The King is dead, the country in mourning, Orestes along with his sister Electra plot to avenge their father’s death by capturing and torturing his murderer their own Queen and mother, Clytemnestra. The country must decide the children’s fate, amnesty or revenge.
The shows run from 23rd August to 17th September.
More information and tickets at The Space.