Sophocles’ tragedy Elektra, a dark, bloody tale of familial vengeance from ancient Greece, is explored anew by senior Evelyn Giovine in the title role with direction by Alexandru Mihail. Performances are February 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13 at 8:00 p.m. in the Marie & Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau Street. Tickets are $12 general/$11 students and seniors when purchased in advance; $17 general/$15 students and seniors when purchased the day of the performance — available now at Frist Campus Center or online through University Ticketing.

A talkback with Visiting Lecturer in Theater Bryan Doerries follows the Friday, February 12 performance.

Elektra is cosponsored by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger ’52 Hellenic Fund.

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Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio

Event Times

  • Fri, Feb 5, 2016 · 8:00 pm Cal
  • Sat, Feb 6, 2016 · 8:00 pm Cal
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2016 · 8:00 pm Cal
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2016 · 8:00 pm Cal
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2016 · 8:00 pm Cal

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