Loading
Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-10 of 23 (3 pages)
Results per page:
         

Hippolytos

Written by

Euripides

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Euripides , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 1997

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...Euripides' play tells the story of Phaidra's love for her step-son Hippolytos, Theseus's illegitimate son, a man so devoted to his chastity and the cult of Artemis that he spurns the goddess of love Aphrodite. To return the insult, she...

Knights

Written by

Aristophanes

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Aristophanes , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 1993

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (9), Female (2), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...When Nikias and Demosthenes discover that their fellow slave, the loud-mouthed Paphlagon, is destined to rule the city of Athens, they immediately set out to find the one man prophesised to defeat him — the local sausage-seller. Paphlagon...

Lysistrata

Written by

Aristophanes

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Aristophanes , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 1993

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (26), Female (11), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...What’s a woman to do when the men refuse to stop fighting a war? Withhold the only thing the men want more than war: sex. Seizing the advantage of their domestic power, Lysistrata leads her fellow Greek women in a country-wide sex-strike...

Rhesos

Written by

Euripides

and

J. Michael Walton

Translated by

J. Michael Walton

~playauthor~Written by~ Euripides , J. Michael Walton ~playauthor~Translated by~ J. Michael Walton

Methuen Drama, 1997

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (12), Female (3), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...In the dark of night, intrigues and treachery flourish beneath the walls of the besieged Troy. A chorus of sentries stands guard while spies and heroes scheme to turn the tides of war in their favour. In Rhesos, Euripides portrays...

Suppliants

Written by

Euripides

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Euripides , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 1997

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...The haunting spectre of unburied corpses begins the action of Euripides' Suppliants. Aithra, mother of the king of Athens, Theseus, pleads with her son to exhort Thebes to release the bodies of the sons of Athens killed in Thebes, hired...

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)

0

Image
Summary
...In the wake of Oedipus's exile, the cursed sons of his incestuous marriage, Eteocles and Polynices vow to avoid further bloodshed by ruling Thebes in alternate years. However, when the Eteocles refuses to step down after the first year...

Electra

Written by

Sophocles

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Sophocles , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 1990

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (9), Female (3), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...Electra is a story of revenge, of children on their mother, and the grief and fury of a woman when her filial duties are split down the middle. When the victorious King Agamemnon returns from Troy, carting his new mistress...

The Haunted House

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Titus Maccius Plautus , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 2003

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (13), Female (1), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...Philolaches is a good for nothing so-and-so: he seems to live purely to spend his father's cash, or, when he can't get it, to borrow against it. Everything he loves is paid for by someone else's efforts, including the lady of his dreams...

Herakles

Written by

Euripides

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Euripides , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 1997

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (10), Female (1), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

0

Image
Summary
...While the great Greek hero Herakles was in the underworld completing his divinely ordained labours, above ground, a rival king, Lykos, was busy plotting to murder Herakles' living mortal family. Instead, Herakles' returns just in time...

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)

0

Image
Summary
...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...