Phedra

Cast: 4f 4m

Staging: Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854590947Publication Date:
28 Sep 2001
Size: 159mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)
First Staged:
c. 1677

Phedra

By Jean Racine Translated by Julie Rose

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Racine's reworking of Euripides' Hippolytus, celebrated for its tragic construction and the richness of its language.

Consumed by an uncontrollable passion for her young stepson and believing Theseus, her absent husband, to be dead, Phedre confesses her darkest desires and enters the world of nightmare. When Theseus returns, alive and well, Phedre, fearing exposure, accuses her stepson of rape. Unable to see beyond her impassioned words to his own son's protestations, heartbroken and overcome, Theseus banishes Hippolytus and wishes him dead. But when the gods are always listening, you should be careful what you wish for.

This English version of Jean Racine's play Phedra (Phèdre), in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Julie Rose.

Cast: 4f 4m

Staging:Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854590947Publication Date:
28 Sep 2001
Size: 159mm x 105mm£4.50 £3.60You save £0.90 (20%)
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