Electra

SOPHOCLES (497 BCE - 406 BCE), translated by Lewis CAMPBELL (1830 - 1908)

Sophocles' play dramatizes the aftermath of Agamemnon's murder by his wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus. His daughter Electra is hungry for revenge and longs for the return of her brother Orestes to help her achieve her ends. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

Cast:

Old Man: Algy Pug
Orestes: David Goldfarb
Electra: Elizabeth Klett
Chorus: Lauren McCullough
Chrysothemis: Roseanne Schmidt
Clytemnestra: Philippa
Aegisthus: Matthew Reece
Narrator: Elizabeth Klett

Audio edited by: Elizabeth Klett

Genre(s): Classics (Greek & Latin Antiquity), Tragedy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Part 1 Group 00:46:24
Play 02 Part 2 Elizabeth Klett
David Goldfarb
00:38:16