Oidipus redivivus. Teatro Olympico 1585



Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Theatralia
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Web Digitální knihovna FF MU
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/TY2017-2-3
Field Art, architecture, cultural heritage
Keywords Sophocles; modern production of Greek drama; Teatro Olimpico
Description The first modern production of classical Greek tragedy was put on in Vicenza in 1585 in a then newly opened theatre, today known as Theatro olimpico. The play chosen for the opening of the house, Sophocles´Oedipus King, underlined the prestige of the institution, as well as the whole city and its Accademia.
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