The Bacchae


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.3 stars; 18 reviews)

The tragedy is based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his mother Agavë, and their punishment by the god Dionysus (who is Pentheus' cousin) for refusing to worship him. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Cast:

Dionysus: mb
Cadmus: Bruce Pirie
Pentheus: Algy Pug
Agave: Roseanne Schmidt
Teiresias: Matthew Reece
Soldier: John Fricker
Messenger: Dale Burgess
Chorus/Narrator: Elizabeth Klett

Audio edited by: Elizabeth Klett

(1 hr 35 min)

Chapters

Part 1 43:57 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Part 2 51:22 Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Reviews

Excellent!

(5 stars)

It's a joy to hear this play brought to life in such a wonderful way. Many thanks to all involved in performing and producing it. Great job!

Wonderful!

(5 stars)

This is really delightful. Thanks for your efforts and commitment. I'm enjoying it immensely. Thanks again!

pretty good. I don't know why the voice of Pentheus was so old.

(5 stars)