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The Golden Masque of Agamemnon – The Cast The sanctuary of the oracle of Apollo, Delphi (Greece) The Pythoness, the human voice of the oracle of Apollo, the god’s ‘mouthpiece’ Calchas, High Priest of Apollo, a Trojan who has defected to the Greeks after Apollo warns him of Troy’s impending defeat. Agamemnon’s personal priest after he has prophesied victory for the Greeks The Royal House of Atreus and the court at Mycenae, Argos (Greece) 1 Vanessa Sunitha Köhler Gwyneth van Son Agamemnon, King of Argos and Supreme Commander of the Greek expeditionary army at Troy: the ‘King of Men’ Florian Bänsch Menelaus, Agamemnon’s brother, King of Sparta and husband of Helen. Her elopement to Troy with the Trojan Prince Paris is the official reason for the Greek army besieging Troy Katharina Lehmann Clytemnestra, Queen of Argos, wife of Agamemnon, sister of Helen, later Aegisthus’ mistress Christine Müller Aegisthus, Agamemnon’s cousin, later Clytemnestra’s lover Juliane Reichmann Orestes, son to Agamemnon and Clytemnestra Tobias Turowski Iphigenia, daughter to Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, 11 years old at the start of the play Juliane Reichmann Electra, daughter to Agamemnon and Clytemnestra Friederike Neuber Cilissa, nurse to the royal children Lemya Demirkapi Pylades, Orestes’ friend and companion on his later wanderings Aenne Lotze Thybius (Talthybius), a soldier in the Greek army, Agamemnon’s right-hand man (especially for ‘odd’ jobs) and thus very knowledgeable about events – even those after his death… Franziska Ptok Arab Dancer Chorus of Greek women: Lemya Demirkapi Macaria Anja Taudte Althaea Ribanna Mitrović Alcmene Alexandra Kind Polydora Marlena Melzian Watchman at Mycenae Katharina Lehmann Messenger Aenne Lotze Heroes of the Greek army laying siege to Troy Odysseus, King of Ithaca, general. Wily, cunning. Anja Taudte Ajax, King of Salamis, general. A fighting machine, but not exactly the brightest candle in the hall… Anette Cyris Achilles, prince of Phthia, general of the Myrmidons, a crack unit in the Greek army Tobias Turowski Pyrrhus, Greek hero, mighty soldier Anette Cyris Is your mobile phone switched off? Handy schon ausgeschaltet?