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Electra  

Electra $20.86 ex GST
$22.95 inc GST
Witness the horror and intrigue of Sophocles tragic masterpiece Electra in this haunting new version by award-winning playwright Nick Payne.

When a young Electra’s father is murdered by her mother, her world changes irrevocably. Ten years on, bound by grief and unwilling to forgive, Electra surrenders to an all consuming desire for revenge that propels her toward a bloody and terrifying conclusion.

This new adaptation of a classic play blends live music, text and movement to create a bruising experience that you’ll be sure to remember.

Review
Nick Payne’s urgent new version of Sophocles'  Electra  is another in a long line of boundary breaking offerings…. Payne [is] one of our brightest new playwrights… Electra-fying -  The Evening Standard  



Cast : 2M, 4F

Oberon Books, UK | 978-1-84943-061-6 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

Nick Payne is a playwright who won the prestigious George Devine Award in 2009 with his play If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet. This was produced at the Bush Theatre in October 2009, directed by Josie Rourke and starring Rafe Spall. Nick studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama and the University of York. He has been under commission at the Gate Theatre and the Bush and he made his debut at the Royal Court theatre in September 2010 with his comedy Wanderlust.