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Orestes: A Tragic Romp

Translated/Adapted by Anne Washburn

From the play by Euripides

Directed by Aaron Posner

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The war is over, the parents murdered, the palace surrounded, and Orestes and Electra await judgment by both Gods and men… just a typical day in the House of Atreus. Grave yet giddy, fierce yet fun, Anne Washburn’s razor sharp modern adaptation blows more than 2000 years of dust off Euripides’ surprisingly fresh and still wildly relevant classic.



Chorus — Lauren Culpepper, Rebecca Hart, Marissa Molnar, Rachel Zampelli
Helen of Troy/Menelaus/Pylades/Trojan Slave — Chris Genebach
Voice of Apollo — Lynn Redgrave
Chorus/Hermione — Margo Seibert
Orestes/Messenger — Jay Sullivan
Electra/Tyndareus — Holly Twyford


Translator & Adaptor — Anne Washburn
Director — Aaron Posner
Scenic Design — Daniel Conway
Costume Design — Jessica Ford
Lighting Design — Tyler Micoleau
Music Composition & Sound Design — James Sugg
Co-Musical Directors — Daniel Kluger, James Sugg
Movement — Patty Gallagher
Production Stage Manager — Amanda Michaels

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