Each fall, this series features a classical tragedy or comedy in the Getty Villa's dramatic Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater, an outdoor venue modeled after ancient Greek and Roman theaters.

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Iphigenia in Aulis
By Euripides
A New Translation by Nicholas Rudall
Directed by Charles Newell
Co-produced by Court Theatre


Thursdays–Saturdays
September 7–September 30, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Getty Villa, the Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater

Thursdays $40 general, $36 senior/student
Fridays $42 general
Saturdays $48 general

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Running time is approximately 90 minutes, no intermission. This production is not recommended for persons under 12.


Stephanie Andrea Barron (Iphigenia) and Sandra Marquez (Clytemnestra) in Iphigenia in Aulis. Photo: Joe Mazza

As the Greek army lies stagnant on the silent shores of Aulis, King Agamemnon is faced with a harrowing decision. In return for the winds that would carry his army to victory over Troy, the goddess Artemis has demanded the impossible: the sacrifice of the king's own daughter, Iphigenia.

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How to Get Here
The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for directions and parking information.