ancient greek theatre
A traditional chorus from the play Oedipus Rex.
Actors are masked, alternate between choral and narration
Published on 4 Dec 2014 For background detail on Greek theatre productions at the National Theatre, see our online exhibit: https://www.google.com/culturalinstit...
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Dr Lucy Jackson, Teaching Fellow at King's College London & Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) looks back over some of the recent Greek productions at the National Theatre, and their portrayal of the collective voice of the chorus, featuring directors Katie Mitchell, Carrie Cracknell, Polly Findlay and actor Helen McCrory.