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Eumenides (Play Three from The Oresteia)

Written by

Aeschylus

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus

Nick Hern Books, 2007

Drama Classics

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Roles: Total (9), Female (5), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Aeschylus’ The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies concerning the murder of King Agamemnon of Argos, together with its aftermath. The name derives from the character Orestes, the son of Agamemnon, who sets out to avenge his father's...

Agamemnon (Play One from The Oresteia)

Written by

Aeschylus

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus

Nick Hern Books, 2007

Drama Classics

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Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Aeschylus’ The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies concerning the murder of King Agamemnon of Argos, together with its aftermath. The name derives from the character Orestes, the son of Agamemnon, who sets out to avenge his father's...

Choephori (Play Two from The Oresteia)

Written by

Aeschylus

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus

Nick Hern Books, 2007

Drama Classics

Playtext

Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Aeschylus’ The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies concerning the murder of King Agamemnon of Argos, together with its aftermath. The name derives from the character Orestes, the son of Agamemnon, who sets out to avenge his father's...

Prometheus Bound

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

and

Frederic Raphael

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus , Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael

Methuen Drama, 1991

Classical Dramatists

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Roles: Total (8), Female (0), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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... generosity to mankind, to whom he was sometimes known as creator, knows no bounds. But it is precisely this generosity which sees him punished. In Aeschylus's play we see the characters of 'Might' and 'Force' chaining...

The Suppliant Women  

Written by

Aeschylus

and

David Greig

Adapted by

David Greig

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus , David Greig ~playauthor~Adapted by~ David Greig

Faber and Faber, 2017

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (6), Female (1), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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... wrong, who will take us in? Aeschylus’ The Suppliant Women, in a version by David Greig, premiered at the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, in October 2016, in a production by ATC....

Persians

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

and

Frederic Raphael

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus , Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael

Methuen Drama, 1991

Classical Dramatists

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Roles: Total (6), Female (1), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Taking the 480 BC destruction of the invading Persian forces as its starting point, Aeschylus's Persians shows the lamenting Persian Queen, mother of Xerxes, far away from the battlefield as she learns of the evisceration of the men of her...

Seven Against Thebes

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

and

Frederic Raphael

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus , Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael

Methuen Drama, 1991

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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... forms part of Aeschylus's tragic Theban cycle, is brilliantly translated by Frederic Raphael and Kenneth McLeish. Translator's copyright © by Volatic Limited and Kenneth McLeish 1991...

Suppliants

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

and

Frederic Raphael

~playauthor~Written by~ Aeschylus , Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish , Frederic Raphael

Methuen Drama, 1991

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Suppliants tells the story of the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, who seemed destined for a dynastic marriage to their cousins, the fifty sons of Danaus's brother Aegyptus. However, when warned by the gods that his brother plans...