Summer on the Rooftop: Agamemnon - National Hellenic Museum

The National Hellenic Museum will be closed to the public from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM on Friday, June 16 due to a private event.


Thursday, July 30
6:00-8:00 PM
$15 per person

A play based on Aeschylus’ play of the same name. In this 20-minute version, the Greek general Agamemnon returns home from Troy. Klytaimnēstra waits for him with plans of revenge for murdering their daughter Iphigenia before the Trojan War.
Presented by The Hypocrites, “Agamemnon” is an adapted play that is part of a modern Festival of Dionysus called “All Our Tragic”, which is a twelve-hour long adaptation featuring contemporary versions of the thirty-two surviving Greek tragedies compiled into a single epic narrative. You can watch “All Our Tragic” in its daylong entirety (12 hours) on Saturdays and Sundays from June 20 to August 9 at Den Theatre Mainstage. More information about the whole event can be found at
Please note that “Agamemnon” will be presented as scenes of larger acts, so some of the information may be in reference to material that will not be presented. There will be a discussions following the performance with the cast and Adapter/Director Sean Graney.
Cash bar and appetizers will be available.
Purchase tickets for the shorter adapted play “Agamemnon” below.

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