Title

Elektra

Year of production

2012

Dates of production

Oct. 6, 10, 13, 19, 22, 26, 30, 2012

Venue

Civic Opera House

Neighborhood

Chicago Loop

Director(s)

Sir David McVicar

Theater company/group

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Theater company type

Professional

Actor(s) (or other performers)

Christine Goerke (Elektra)
Jill Grove (Klytämnestra)
Emily Magee (Chrysothemis)
Alan Held (Orest)
Roger Honeywell (Aegisth)

Choreographer(s)

August Tye

Composer(s)

Richard Strauss

Other contributor(s)

Sir Andrew Davies (Conductor)
John Macfarlane (Set and Costume Designer)
Jennifer Tipton (Lighting)
Martin Wright (Chorus Master)
Sarah Hatten (Wigmaster and Makeup Designer)
Elise Sandell (Assistant Director)
Caroline Moores (Stage Manager)
William C. Billingham
Susan Miller Hult
Case Scaglione and Eric Weimer (Musical Preparation)
Nicolas Sandys (Fight Director)
Colin Ure (Projected Titles)

Play author (as advertised)

Hugo von Hofmannsthal (libretto)
Richard Strauss (composer)

Primary ancient source

Sophocles

Other ancient source(s)

Aeschylus
Euripides

Language(s)

German

Performative genre(s)

Opera

Source(s) of information

http://www.lyricopera.org/about/cast-1213season.aspx

Street

20 North Wacker Drive

City

Chicago