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The Bacchae

The Bacchae

Play


Writer:
  • tragedy
  • greek
  • gods


Overview


Synopsis

The Bacchae powerfully dramatizes the conflict between the emotional and rational sides of the human psyche. When the people of Thebes deny the existence of the god Dionysos, he punishes them by unleashing the full force of female sexuality, thereby destroying social order and driving them to certain tragedy.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken

Female

Supporting

Spoken



Show Information

Book:
Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Genres
Drama
Cast Size
medium
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, elderly, early teen, late teen characters
Tags:
  • tragedy
  • greek
  • gods

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