Clytemnestra | 1978

Adaptation
Considered by many to be Martha Graham's greatest dance work, the ballet tells the story of Queen Clytemnestra, who murdered her husband, King Agamemnon, after he returned to Greece from the Trojan War in vengeance for ...more

Cast

... Clytemnestra

Actor (1978-1979)

... Aegisthus

Actor (1978-1979)

... Ghost of Clytemnestra

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... Priest of the Sacrifice

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... Helen of Troy

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... Apollo

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... Ghost of Agamemnon

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... Electra

Actor (1978-1979)

... Orestes

Actor (1978-1979)

... Iphigenia

Actor (1978-1979)

... Cassandra

Actor (1978-1979)

... Young Clytemnestra

Actor (1978-1979)

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Synopsis

Considered by many to be Martha Graham's greatest dance work, the ballet tells the story of Queen Clytemnestra, who murdered her husband, King Agamemnon, after he returned to Greece from the Trojan War in vengeance for his murder of their daughter Iphigenia as a sacrifice to the god Apollo prior to setting sail for Troy ten years earlier.

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