Goethe's first classical play uses an adventure story from Greek mythology -- Iphigenia's exile and her brother Orestes' mission -- as the backdrop for a careful look at what liberty means to men and women. Confined to a single location for this unfolding drama of political and psychological intrigue, four conventional men and one unconventional woman engage in a battle of wits for the physical and moral high ground.
- 120 - 180 minutes
- 1 f, 4 m
- Set: Temple entrance, on a clifftop above the sea. Three exits.