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They have tasted pleasure and will defend it at any cost! Pentheus wants to stop the women - these wives, these lovers and mothers who have left their homes to revel with the god of dance and wine. He disguises himself as a woman and tries to repress their desires at any cost...The Bacchae
tells of curiosity and control, invasion and rage.Performers Alan Cumming (Dionysus), John Bett (Tiresias), Cal MacAninch (Pentheus), Sally Amaka Okafor, Sharon Duncan Brewster, Hazel Holder, Melissa Keyes, Lisa Davina Phillip, Sarah Quist, Ann-Marie Roberts, Jesskika Williams, Emi Wokoma.
Author Euripides. Producer National Theatre of Scotland. Adapted by David Greig. Translation Ian Ruffell. Director John Tiffany.
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