Clytemnestra’s world is torn apart when her husband, Agamemnon, sacrifices their daughter for the sake of war. Ten years on from this unthinkable tragedy, the couple are reunited. What follows is a dangerous battle of love, grief and power.
Marina Carr’s (Blood Wedding, By the Bog of Cats) new adaptation of the infamous Greek myth brings Clytemnestra’s story to the forefront and asks is it possible to forgive the unforgiveable?
Age Recommendation: 14+
Packs a powerful punch
Eileen Walsh burns bright as Clytemnestra
Marina Carr's angry, poetic take on Clytemnestra's story is delivered in all its gory glory
Cool and deadly vision of the impact of male power
Bracingly good reworking of Greek myth is mesmerising
Carr's narrative skills are enthralling
Superbly acted and pungently topical
Walsh is utterly commanding
Tectonic performers with arresting chemistry