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Bacchae, The

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About the Show Less...

A new version of Euripides's wild Greek tragedy by the National Theatre of Scotland. Read More >

Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming

In the wildest of all Greek tragedies, Dionysus returns home with his cult of female followers to exact revenge for his mother’s death. Drawing the townswomen under his hypnotic spell, he unleashes the full force of female sexuality on the city.

This is a new version by David Greig, produced by the National Theatre of Scotland. It stars Alan Cumming (Cabaret, Bent) as Dionysus.

For more about this production read The First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 05/09/2007

Opening Night: 07/09/2007

Closing Night: 22/09/2007

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Cast & Creative


Alan Cumming, Tony Curran


Producer - John Tiffany

Designer - Miriam Buether

Lighting Designer - Colin Grenfell

Movement Director - Steven Hoggett

Sound - Chris Shutt

Author - Euripides, in a new version by David Greig

About Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Square, King St, London W6 0QL

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