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Girl on an Altar
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23 May 2022 - 25 Jun 2022
The new re-telling of the infamous Greek myth about Clytemnestra and Agamemnon.

Girl on an Altar Information

Clytemnestra’s world is torn apart when her husband, Agamemnon, sacrifices their daughter for the sake of war. Ten years on from this unthinkable tragedy, the couple are reunited. What follows is a dangerous battle of love, grief and power.

Marina Carr’s (Blood Wedding, By the Bog of Cats) new re-telling of the infamous Greek myth brings Clytemnestra’s story to the forefront and asks is it possible to forgive the unforgiveable?

Captioned Performance: 9 June 2022, 7.30pm Audio Described Performance: 16 June 2022, 7.30pm

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Run time

2 hours 15 minutes including an interval

Opening date

May 23rd, 2022

Closing date

June 25th, 2022




Kiln Theatre



Cast and creative

By: Marina Carr
Director: Annabelle Comyn
Cast list: Nina Bowers, Daon Broni, Jim Findley, Kate Stanley Brennan, David Walmsley, Eileen Walsh
Design: Tom Piper
Costume: Isobel Pellow
Lighting: Amy Mae
Sound: Philip Stewart

Latest Girl on an Altar News & Features

Find out the full cast for Marina Carr’s Girl on an Altar in London, opening in May. Girl on an Altar begins previews at the Kiln Theatre on 19 May, with an opening night on 25 May and performances to 25 June. The Girl on an Altar play retells the Greek myth of Clytemnestra. During the play, Clytemnestra’s husband Agamemnon sacrifices their daughter for war. 10 years later, the married couple are reunited, but forgiving one another proves difficult. Eileen Walsh plays Clytemnestra and David...

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