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ELECTRA

ELECTRA

Opera | Sophocles
Translation | Nicola Crocetti
Review and Theatrical adaptation | Gabriele Lavia
Directed by | Gabriele Lavia
Scene | Alessandro Camera
Costumes | Andrea Viotti
Music | Giordano Corapi
Chorus Masters | Francesca Della Monica, Ernani Maletta
Director of the scene | Mattia Fontana

PLOT

Orestes, son of Agamemnon, is commanded by Apollo to return to Mycenae and avenge the death of his father, who was murdered by his wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus. As a child Orestes, the heir to the throne, was saved from certain death by his sister Electra, who has been living ever since in the hope of being reunited with her brother and avenging their father’s death.

Unbeknownst to all, Orestes comes back to Mycenae and spreads the false news of his own death.
Electra falls into despair. Having made sure of his sister’s loyalty, Orestes reveals his identity to her, and together they devise a plan for carrying out their revenge.

CAST

Pedagogo | Massimo Venturiello
Oreste | Jacopo Venturiero
Pilade | Massimiliano Aceti
Elettra | Federica Di Martino
Crisòtemi | Pia Lanciotti
Clitennestra | Maddalena Crippa
Egisto | Maurizio Donadoni
Corifea | Giulia Gallone
Prime Coreute | Simonetta Cartia, Flaminia Cuzzoli, Giovanna Guida, Giulia Modica, Alessandra Salamida