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Agamemnon   

 
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-Bergen Chorus
Suzanne Collins Chorus
Gretel Cummings Chorus
Jerry Cunliffe Chorus
Jon De Vries Chorus
Helena D. Garcia Chorus
Natalie Gray Chorus
Kathleen Harris Chorus
C. S. Hayward Chorus
Rodney Hudson Chorus
Onni Johnson Chorus
Paul Kreppel Chorus
Diane Lane Iphigenia
Paula Larke Chorus
Roger Lawson Chorus
Esther Levy Chorus
Mimi Locadio Chorus
Tom Matsusaka Chorus
Valois Mickens Chorus
Joseph Neal Chorus
William Parry Chorus
Justin Rashid Chorus
Peter Schlosser Chorus
Priscilla Smith Clytemnestra
Cassandra
Jai Oscar St. John Chorus
Eron Tabor Chorus
George Voskovec Chorus Leader
John Watson Chorus
Beverly Wideman Chorus
Jamil Zakkai Agamemnon
Aegisthus
Understudies: Natalie Gray (Clytemnestra), Valois Mickens (Cassandra) and George Touliatos (Chorus Leader)