Greek


A riotous, contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth, based on the verse play by Steven Berkoff. Mark-Anthony Turnage and Jonathan Moore's groundbreaking and radical work sent shockwaves through the opera world when it premiered in 1988.
Greek at Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Opera
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Festival:Grimeborn 2018
Starts: Wednesday 8 August 2018
Closes: Saturday 18 August 2018
Running time:1 hr 30 mins
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Now, on the thirtieth anniversary of his original staging, director Jonathan Moore brings his East End masterpiece home, in a brand new production for the Grimeborn Opera Festival.


Live music, performed in English.


Synopsis


Greek is a riotous, contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth, based on the verse play by Steven Berkoff (East, Decadence).


Mark-Anthony Turnage and Jonathan Moore's groundbreaking and radical work sent shockwaves through the opera world when it premiered in 1988.


The Sunday Times called it "riveting total theatre … a resounding, unanimous triumph".


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Theatre


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Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 8 August 2018

Press night:Friday 10 August 2018

Closes:Saturday 18 August 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:

Best £26


Standard £22


Value £15


Restricted £12


Concessions:

26 and under / Student - 20% off


Over 65s - 20% off


Unemployment Benefits - 20% off


Disabled - 20% off, or free companion ticket (call 020 7503 1646)


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Creatives


Author: Libretto by Steven Berkoff from his stage play of the same title, adapted by Mark-Anthony Turnage and Jonathan Moore
Composer: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Director: Jonathan Moore
Musical direction: Tim Anderson

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