“Time to love, and time to hate; time of war, and time of peace. " Ecclesiastes book 3: 8
The play “Iphigenia. Apotheosis ”was created by director Dmitry Kostyuminsky and composer Alexei Retinsky. It was based on the classical ancient Greek tragedy of Euripides “Iphigenia in Tavrida” with the new conditions of theatrical utterance: modern dramatic and visual language, the actor and the audience converging, the stylistic synthesis of Greek choirs and live electronic music.
Is Iphigenia a victim?
Iphigenia - priestess?
Iphigenia - loving sister?
The king of Argos, Agamemnon, had three children: the eldest daughter Iphigenia, the middle daughter Electra, and the younger son Orestes. When the Greek army went on a campaign against Troy, the goddess Artemis demanded that Agamemnon sacrifice her daughter Iphigenia to her. Agamemnon did this, but at the last moment Artemis took pity and saved her life by replacing her with a deer, and the girl was sent to far Tavrida, where she became a priestess in the temple. In the era of latent information warfare, changes in the social system and the geopolitical redistribution of existing borders, Iphigenia, serving as a goddess, fights on the last barricades of the disappearing world. Iphigenia should prepare for the death of all foreigners, which brings in these regions. Then one day, many years later, during the Apotheosis rite, two friends are captured. One of them is her brother Orestes ...
Director: Dmitry Kostiuminsky.
Composer and Electroacoustics: Alexey Retinsky
Actors: Yana Slupskaya, Katerina Kravchuk, Ivan Makarenko, Yevgeny Bal, Olga Borisenko, Malvina Khachatryan, Irina Zhelyaeva, Anastasia Ivasyova.
Graphic and visual part: Ruslan Isaulenko, BLCK / BOX, Dmitry Kostyuminsky
Producer: Julia Yun
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