Ever since it premiered at The Old Vic in London in 2016, the rumour mill has been rife with talk about if and when Tim Minchin’s musical...
Electra by Nick Payne at the Gate Theatre from 7 Apr
Electra, by Sophocles, in a new version by Nick Payne, at the Gate Theatre, a fringe venue in Notting Hill Gate, west London, from 7 April to 14 May 2011.
Directed by Carrie Cracknell, designed by Holly Waddington, lighting by Guy Hoare, sound by Tom Mills. Produced by Gate Theatre production in association with the Young Vic
Cast includes Cath Whitefield (Electra), Madeleine Potter (Clytemnestra), Natasha Broomfield (Chrysothemis), Alex Price (Orestes), Martin Turner (Strophius) and Yasmin Garrad & Fern Deacon (Young Electra and Chorus)..
When a young Electra’s father is murdered by her mother, her world changes irrevocably. Ten years on, bound by grief and unwilling to forgive, Electra surrenders to an-consuming desire for revenge that propels her toward a bloody and terrifying conclusion.