ABOUT: Inspired by the unsuccessful uprise against the Roman Republic (known as the Third Servile War), enslaved Thracian king Spartacus departs his wife Phrygia to lead the slaves against the cruelty of Consul Crassus and his concubine Aegina.
Choreography: after YURI GRIGOROVITCH
Music: ADAM KATCHATURIAN
Running time: 1 hour (Full-Length Version)
ARTS IN EDUCATION NOTES:
Appropriate for:HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE
Running Time: 1 hour (Full-Length Version)
Introductive lectures and Q/A periods are offered as part of the performance engagements and are included in school version running time.Spartacus may be performed in its full-length version, or as part of a mixed playbill (performances of excerpts from two or more titles) for the desired running time. Schools may elect to maximize funding by planning mixed program playbill, matinee/s and consider adding a full evening performance open to the general public. All performing engagements offer the option to add a participatory program or residency conducted during the same period of time.