The Bacchae

 

Here are a couple of clips of the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of The Bacchae, with Alan Cummings as Dionysus. This is a good production to start you thinking about gender and performance:

 

 

 

Here is the transcript for a pre-performance talk for the Bacchae, delivered by Dr Ruth Hazel. Regardless of whether your chosen play is the Bacchae, this is a really useful resource to get you thinking about set design, the role of the chorus and the conventions of Greek theatre.

 

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