Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Opera

Writers: Claudio Monteverdi

Overview

Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts
3
Genres
Drama
Cast Size
large
Licensor
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, early teen, late teen, child characters

Synopsis

Taking place in Greece shortly after the Trojan War, Ulisse has been gone for months and his lonely wife, Penelope, waits for him. She is desperately lonely and three suitors try to lure her away from Ullisse. Eventually, Ullise returns disguised as a poor beggar. He kills the suitors and reclaims Penelope.

Lead Characters