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Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (5/18/1977 - 6/19/1977)
First Preview: Apr 29, 1977 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: May 18, 1977    
Closing Date: Jun 19, 1977 Total Performances: 39

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Argos, the palace of Agamemnon.
Comments: Moved to the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park from July 28 - August 28, 1977 for the Shakespeare in the Park festival. The role of Watchman/Herald was played interchangeably by members of the chorus.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Produced by Joseph Papp; Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Written by Aeschylus; Using fragments of the original Greek and the translation by Edith Hamilton; Music composed by Elizabeth Swados
Conceived by Andrei Serban and Elizabeth Swados; Directed by Andrei Serban
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Assistant to Mr. Schmidt: Woods Mackintosh; Assistant to Mr. Loquasto: Hilary Rosenfeld and Tom McKinley; Assistant to Miss Tipton: Tom Rowe
NYSF General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Managerial Assistant: Roger Gindi
NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: Julia Gillett; Stage Manager: Richard Jakiel; NYSF Production Supervisor: Jason Steven Cohen; NYSF Technical Director: Mervyn Haines, Jr.
NYSF General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; NYSF Casting: Rosemarie Tichler; NYSF Director of Play Development: Gail Merrifield; Assistant to the Director: Maude Dinand; NYSF at Lincoln Center Press Representative: Faith Geer; Graphics Design: Susan Frank; Poster Design by Paul Davis; Photographer: George E. Joseph; Advertising: Case & McGrath
Cast
Stuart Baker-BergenChorus
Suzanne CollinsChorus
Gretel CummingsChorus
Jerry CunliffeChorus
Jon De VriesChorus
Helena D. GarciaChorus
Natalie GrayChorus
Kathleen HarrisChorus
C. S. HaywardChorus
Rodney HudsonChorus
Onni JohnsonChorus
Paul KreppelChorus
Diane LaneIphigenia
Paula LarkeChorus
Roger LawsonChorus
Esther LevyChorus
Mimi LocadioChorus
Tom MatsusakaChorus
Valois MickensChorus
Joseph NealChorus
William ParryChorus
Justin RashidChorus
Peter SchlosserChorus
Priscilla SmithClytemnestra
Cassandra
Jai Oscar St. JohnChorus
Eron TaborChorus
George VoskovecChorus Leader
John WatsonChorus
Beverly WidemanChorus
Jamil ZakkaiAgamemnon
Aegisthus
Understudies: Natalie Gray (Clytemnestra), Valois Mickens (Cassandra) and George Touliatos (Chorus Leader)