Orestes


A brother and sister face a death sentence for the murder of their mother. Disenfranchised and without shelter, they hatch a terrible plot to alter their fate.
Orestes

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Barbican Theatre
Starts: Friday 22 March 2019
Closes: Wednesday 27 March 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


A brother and sister face a death sentence for the murder of their mother.


Disenfranchised and without shelter, they hatch a terrible plot to alter their fate.


In the brutal landscape of this radical reworking of Euripides, a leaderless generation, betrayed by its elders, rises up to exact revenge.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

Box office tel: 020 7638 8891

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 22 March 2019

Closes:Wednesday 27 March 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Monday - 2-00pm

Wednesday - 2-00pm


Tickets


Standard:
£10

Concessions:
£5

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Creatives


Author: Euripides, translated by Kenneth McLeish
Composer: Elizabeth Purnell
Director: Charlotte Gwinner
Designer: Simon Daw
Lighting: Christopher Harmon
Sound: Elizabeth Purnell
Production: Guildhall

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