The Bacchae

Tragedy - Original

Circle in the Square Theatre

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  • First Preview: September 14, 1980
  • Opening Date: October 2, 1980
  • Closing Date: November 23, 1980
  • Previews: 20
  • Performances: 61


The Greek god Dionysus punishes his cousin, Pentheus, the king of Thebes, and his aunt, Agave, who refuse to worship him because his mother was a mortal member of their family, in Euripedes' tragedy.


Opening Night Cast

Irene Papas Agave
Philip Bosco in The Bacchae Philip Bosco Cadmus
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Euripides Writer
  Michael Cacoyannis Translator
  Michael Cacoyannis Director
  John Conklin Scenic Design
  John Conklin Costume Design
Pat Collins Pat Collins Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1980 - 1981

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