In theatrical space of the TEO, the performance-ritual "Iphigenia. Apotheosis" will be presented again!
“Time to love, and time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace. ”Ecclesiastes 3: 8
The play “Iphigenia. Apotheosis ”was created by director Dmitry Kostyuminsky and composer Alexei Retinsky at the TEO Theater. It is based on the classical ancient Greek tragedy of Euripides “Ifigen 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?
Is Iphigenia a 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 it, but at the last moment Artemis took pity and saved her life, and replaced it 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 the existing boundaries Iphigenia serving as a goddess, she fights on the last barricades of the disappearing world. Iphigenia must prepare for the death of all foreigners, which they brought into this region. Then one day, many years later, during the rite of “Apotheosis,” two friends are captured. One of them is her brother Orestes ...
Text: Euripides (adaptation Dmitry Kostyuminsky)
Director: Dmitry Kostiumin
Composer and Live electronic: Alexey Retinsky
Scenography: Dmitry Kostyuminsky
Graphic and visual part: Ruslan Isaulenko, BLCK / BOX, Dmitry Kostyuminsky
Light: Dmitry Kostiuminsky
Costumes: Dmitry Costuminsky
Producer: Julia Yun