• Universitätsring 2
    1010 Wien

    Oresteia is the only conserved trilogy of the antique theatre and is one of the most important Greek tragedies from the ancient greece. At the beginning of the trilogy, Agamemnon returns from the Trojan War with a course on his family. His wife Klytaimestra, who lives in adultery, decides to kill Agamemnon with the help of her lover Aigisthos. In the second part of the trilogy, Agamemnons son, Orestes, takes revenge for the death of his father. In the last part, Athena holds Orestes accountable for his killings and punishes him with the help of her new founded court.

    Director Antú Romero Nunu stages “Oresteia” from the point of view of the Erinyen in the Burgtheater Wien . Book your tickets at viennaticket.at