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The Oresteia by Ellen McLaughlin

Sunday, May 2, 2021

12:00 am - 11:00 pm

Through ten years of war, grief and rage, Queen Clytemnestra lies in wait for her husband Agamemnon’s return from Troy, desperate to avenge her sacrificed daughter’s death. But justice for one child, only means doom for the others.

The sole surviving trilogy in Greek tragedy, The Oresteia chronicles a deluge of violence that can only be stopped when society peers into its own soul and sees the depths of its complicity. This epic new interpretation of a pillar of western culture weaves together the ancient stories of Aeschylus with stunning poetry and emotional heft.

View the program here.

To view this performance, register for a free ticket here. While you will select a time and date to view the performance, the video link will be continuously viewable between Friday, April 30th at 8:00 PM and Sunday, May 2nd at 11:00 PM. To view the event during this time frame, click the orange “View the event” or “Join the event” button in your confirmation email or subsequent reminder emails. Please note, you must be logged in using the email address provided when claiming tickets.

Ticket sales close at 8:30 PM on Sunday, May 2nd.

Due to delays in production, this event, which was originally scheduled for the weekend of April 16th, has been rescheduled to the weekend of April 30th. All current ticket holders’ tickets have been transferred to the new dates. If you would like to cancel your ticket, you can do so by following the steps in this article.

Virtual Event via YouTube
Free; however, RSVP is required.
Ticket sales close at 8:30 PM on Sunday, May 2nd.
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