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New issue of 'Practitioners’ Voices in Classical Reception Studies'

Practitioners’ Voices in Classical Reception Studies 
New Issue 2014

The following articles and interviews from the 2014 issue of the journal are now available online at:
http://www.open.ac.uk/arts/research/pvcrs/current-issue

  • Director and academic Avra Sidiropoulou writes about her play Clytemnestra’s Tears and its performances in New York, Athens, Istanbul and Salonika.
  • Director Polly Findlay talks to Laura Swift about her 2012 production of Sophocles’ Antigone.
  • Sculptor Antony Gormley talks to Jessica Hughes about his relationship with Classical art, and his exhibition Still Standing (State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, 2011-2012).
  • Actor Jon Dryden Taylor talks to Chrissy Combes about the work of his late father, the playwright Don Taylor.
  • Director David Mercatali talks to Chrissy Combes about his 2013 production Our Ajax (written by Timberlake Wertenbeker).
  • Poet and Classicist Benjamin Jasnow and artist John Woodman discuss their collaboration on the Idylls of Theocritus.
  • Composer Andrew Simpson talks to Anastasia Bakogianni about his operatic reception of Aeschylus’ Oresteia.

Dr Jessica Hughes, Editor
The Open University