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Agamemnon - 1984 - Off-Broadway


East 13th Street/CSC Theatre

(New York, NY)
136 East 13th Street
by Jade Kops - Sep 9, 2019
This production tells the story of a young performer who ultimately choses between family and fame on the journey to obtain success in the music industry. It also explores the struggles one has in relationships especially when it clashes with the career of a pop icon.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Oakland University's School of Music, Theatre and Dance will kick off its 2019-20 performance season with Orestes at 8 p.m. on Sept. 6-7 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 in Varner Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
the american vicarious in collaboration with The Invisible Dog Art Center present the New York Premiere of STATIC APNEA (2020) a socially distanced performative installation beginning performances on September 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announces three of the four titles for its 2020 Season at the Bruns Amphitheater: the West Coast Premiere of Aeschylus' The Oresteia by Ellen McLaughlin, May 27-June 14; the world premiere of 1001 Nights (A Retelling) by Leila Buck and Evren Odcikin, August 19-September 6; and Romeo y Juilet by William Shakespeare in a new bilingual adaptation by Karen Zacarías, September 23-October 1; with a to-be-announced Shakespeare play which will run July 8-26. Cast and creative teams for each will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Alexander Zale, an actor who had a long and illustrious career on New York, European, and regional stages, as well as roles in several iconic movies and TV shows, died peacefully at home in Los Angeles of complications from Parkinson's disease.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Kenosha Unified School District has announced its upcoming digital lineup.
by Maria Nockin - Nov 24, 2019
On November 23, 2019, the San Francisco Baroque opera company Ars Minerva, presented the modern world premiere of composer Domenico Freschi and librettist Francesco Maria Piccioli's 1680 comedy ERMELINDA. The opera gave local San Francisco audiences a chance to enjoy the diverse talents of mezzo-soprano Nikola Printz as well as the huge range and organ-like voice of contralto Sara Couden.
by Jade Kops - Nov 15, 2020
Meg Clarke (performer) delivers a powerful interpretation of Gary Owen’s one-woman political play IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
An exciting programme of productions is being officially launched this autumn with a specially filmed version of the multi award-winning Berkoff's Women, compiled and performed by stage and screen actress Linda Marlowe and directed by Josie Lawrence.
by Rachael Goldberg - May 9, 2019
Michael Kahn's final production at Shakespeare Theatre Company deeply understands the underlying questions and humanity of the tale, and draws out an emotional, sympathetic performance that rings with a relevance to our lives today. Under his direction, 'The Oresteia' is not just insight to our shared history, but also into the world we want to build.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
ORESTIA is playing at National Theatre of Greece from June 28 to 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Stephen Fry - one of the world's greatest storytellers - will embark on his first UK tour for nearly 40 years this summer in Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men. Opening at the Edinburgh International Festival on 19 August, this trilogy of plays will see one of the country's most loved national treasures telling some of the world's greatest stories about Greek Gods, Heroes and Men whose gripping tales still echo today. The tour continues across the UK until 23 September in Gateshead.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Artistic Director Michael Longhurst's inaugural Donmar production Europe by David Greig. Joining previously announced cast members Billy Howle (Berlin), Kevork Malikyan (Sava), Faye Marsay (Adele), Stephen Wight (Billy) and Shane Zaza (Morocco) will be Theo Barklem-Biggs as Horse, Ron Cook as Fret and Natalia Tena as Katia.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Craftswomanship Productions presents 'Pizza Man', Darlene Craviotto's prescient dark comedy, at the Producers Club Sonnet Theater starting Thursday May 30th. The cast features Shira Hadad, Raquel Gomez and Lucas Niedzialkowski. Daniel Cohen directs.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 16, 2020
This is an important piece of theatre, bringing one of the Classics into the present.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
On Tuesday, March 12, Shakespeare Theatre Company's cast and creatives met for first rehearsal for ' The Oresteia by playwright Ellen McLaughlin and directed by Michael Kahn. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019
The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-M st announced details of their 2019-2020 season which encompasses 76 concerts over 26 weeks. One significant highlight includes a festival designed to explore music and art that was banned, marginalized, and destroyed during the Nazi's Degenerate Art movement, and the continuing impact of censorship on creative expression in society today. The festival will center on Alban Berg's Lulu, one of the 20th century's most influential operas, and includes partner programming with the area's notable arts institutions.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
Aeschylus' Oresteia will launch their summer tour June 28 and run through Sept. 22, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
It is ten years to the day and the Trojan War has finally ended. The children have waited day in and day out for their father King Agamemnon to return. All the while their mother, Clytemnestra, is plotting the downfall of the great ruler. The events of the past are being brought to light; it's left to the daughter, who watches these events unfold before her very eyes, to learn how to cope in the face of great trauma.
by Jack Read - Jun 1, 2019
There's several places to see Greek theatre in DC right now. It's not uncommon for artists to find relevance in the centuries-old works of Aeschylus and Sophocles and use their stories as a way of examining our lives today. But Klytemnestra: An Epic Slam Poem, now playing at Theater Alliance, does more than simply find truth in an ancient work: it tells a story existing in many places and many times, of now and then, not one or the other but both living and breathing at once.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2020
This weekend (July 25-26) in live streaming: Broadway gathers to support Joe Biden, Megan Hilty sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
Today (July 24) in live streaming: Megan Hilty visits Backstage Live, Sierra Boggess returns to Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
San Diego Repertory Theatre and Amigos del REP announced today the lineup for the Fourth Annual San Diego REP Latinx New Play Festival streamed live online, September 4-6, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
What is the cost of a woman's success when it comes at the expense of her family? Agamemnon is about to find out.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Today (July 22) in live streaming:Brian Stokes Mitchell and Joe Benincasa visit Backstage Live, Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal reunite on Stars in the House and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2020
Today (July 18-19) in live streaming: Rizzos reunite, #SunshineSongs continues, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
Today (July 17) in live streaming: Norm Lewis visits Backstage Live, Crazy Ex Girlfriend reunites and so much more!
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020
Tonight, at 7 p.m. ET, the No Exit Theatre Collective (NETC) presents Euripides' 'Iphigenia in Aulis' as part of their live-streamed Fortnightly Reading Series: Pride Edition! All shows in NETC's Fortnightly Reading Series are abridged to run under 90 minutes. All shows in our Fortnightly Reading Series are abridged to run less than 90 minutes, with a Q&A with the artists to follow. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
Today (July 16) in live streaming: Broadway barks is back, MCC presents Good As New, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING will welcome back Adrienne Walker as Nala to the company, beginning performances Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Minskoff Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Today (July 15) in live streaming: Freestyle Love Supreme visits Backstage Live, Chris Jackson chats with The Chaos Twins, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Due to huge popular demand for tickets to Stephen Fry's first UK tour in over 40 years - Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men. - an extra performance of 'Gods' will take place at London's Palladium on Tuesday 17 September. This trilogy of plays will see one of the country's most loved national treasures telling some of the world's greatest stories about Greek Gods, Heroes and Men whose gripping tales still echo today. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
A New York City summer tradition, the New York Euripides Summer Festival is back in town presenting two rarely-staged Euripidean classics, IPHIGENIA AMONG THE TAURIANS and DAUGHTERS OF TROY in a limited run from July 27th through August 1st in select outdoor stages and indoor performances. All performances are free of charge to the general public and to students of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The English premiere of acclaimed Northern Irish playwright Joseph Crilly's On McQuillan's Hill opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 (Press Nights: Thursday, 6 February and Friday, 7 February 2020 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Classic characters from Homer's The Iliad a?" Hector, Ulysses, Achilles, Ajax, Helen a?" leap to life with the help of Shakespeare's imagination to reveal the follies of war in Troilus and Cressida at Seattle Shakespeare Company. David Quicksall directs the production which begins previews on March 17, opens March 20, and runs through April 12 in the Center Theatre at Seattle Center.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
In a fitting conclusion to his illustrious tenure at STC, Michael Kahn is bringing a dream project to the stage. 'I've always wanted to do all of The Oresteia,' he says. 'When I was in college, we read the whole Oresteia, and I was completely fascinated by the story, by the form, by the relationships, by the incredible depths of what it was about-violence, revenge, and the search for human justice.'
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Emit Theatre will present ISLE FULL OF NOISES: An Interactive Tempest, an interactive show for young audiences and families, adapted from Shakespeare's The Tempest and directed by Gianna Cioffi. The show is the first in the Little Lights Series of monthly pop up performances hosted by The Shakespeare Forum. Isle Full of Noises performs Sunday, January 12 at 1pm at El Barrio's Artspace PS109 (215 E. 99th St., off the Q and 6 trains). Tickets are free with a $10 suggested donation and can be reserved online at or walk ins are welcome at the door.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
'Ludwig and Bertiea?? by Douglas Lackey examines the relationship of two leading twentieth century philosophers, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell.  Theater for the New City (TNC) will present the play's world premiere run September 26 to October 13, directed by Alexander Harrington.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Two-time OnComm award-winning, The Show Must Go Online, the global digital theatre movement producing live performances of the chronology of Shakespeare's plays weekly, today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Reading Rep Theatre today announces the world première of Helen Eastman's The Nutcracker, a brand-new musical adaption of the classic tale for all the family. The production opens at Reading Studio from 20 December, with previews from 17 December, and runs until 23 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Borderline Confrontational presents Glorious, but Brief, written and directed by Amelia Sciandra.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2020
The 23rd Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards was due to take place tomorrow night at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. 
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 26, 2019
For those hoping to see Kahn in his element, you have one last chance with The Oresteia. After that, well, this quote from Romeo & Juliet seems most appropriate, "Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
ORESTIA is playing at National Theatre of Greece from June 28 to 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
On Sunday, April 21, 2019, Shakespeare Theatre Company opened the doors to Sidney Harman Hall to theatregoers to experience Open Rehearsal for The Oresteia, freely adapted by Ellen McLaughlin from Aeschylus' trilogy and directed by Shakespeare Theatre Company's outgoing Artistic Director Michael Kahn.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Aquila Theatre winds up its 54-city tour of the U.S. in New York City with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, adapted by Desiree Sanchez and Peter Meineck.