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  Orestes at Dream Theatre


Dream Theatre
5026 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago

ORESTES is the Final Chapter of Jeremy Menekseogluís Agon Trilogy. Six months after the events of Electra... Led by Persephone and Cassandra, both who hate the very air she breathes, a desperate and battle hardened Electra ventures into the bowels of Hell to rescue her dead brother and to witness a fate truly worse than death itself.

Thru - Aug 15, 2010

Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00pm
Sundays: 7:00pm

Price: $15-$18

Show Type: Drama

Box Office: 773-552-8616

  Orestes Reviews
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Chicago Reader - Highly Recommended

"...Determined to enter Hades and liberate her dead brother, Orestes, matricidal Greek princess Electra needs the help of two women who despise her: Cassandra (raped and murdered by Electra's father, Agamemnon) and Persephone (who has truly mythic mother issues). Things go from horrid to monstrous until--in an imaginative, awe-inspiring scene that would make Aeschylus jealous--Electra meets an infinitely piteous, infinitely terrible Pandora at the "dead center" of the underworld. As director, Menekseoglu creates arresting images from ten wooden poles planted on an otherwise empty stage."
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Justin Hayford

ChicagoCritic - Recommended

"...I wish I had seen the first two parts of the Agon Trilogy because then I may have had a more complete experience. Perhaps if I had seen the trilogy from the beginning my reactions would have been different and any confusions would be been alleviated, especially since this was my first introduction to this style, However, if you are a newcomer like me, donít be afraid to take this trip down to the underworld with Dream Theatre. You will most likely enjoy what you see."
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Jake Lindquist

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