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Pre-performance talks – 19:00 8th-10th May 2014

May 6, 2014

Experts in Greek drama from Classics at the University of Leeds discuss Euripides’ Bacchae – it’s text and original context – in relation to the modern, updated, performance of Euripides’ taking place at 19:30 8th-10th May. The talks will provide background information and highlight specific points of interest, thereby adding to appreciation of the performance.

Thursday 8th May – Dr Edmund Stewart

Friday 9th May – Dr Eleanor OKell

Saturday 20th May – Professor Malcolm Heath

Pre-performance talks will start no later than 19:05 and conclude by 19:20, allowing audience members time to take their seats and enjoy the performance at 19:30. Directions to the pre-performance talk’s venue will be provided from the stage@leeds foyer on the day. Please arrive in the stage@leeds foyer by by 18:55.

The talks are open to all, but if seats become limited preference will be given to ticket holders.

Details of the performance of Euripides’ Bacchae – including a link through which to purchase tickets – are available here.

For more from these speakers – and Dr Emma Stafford – on Euripides’ Bacchae, see this set of teachers’ resources.

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