Ellen's essay on The Oresteia

When Michael Kahn approached me with the commission for this adaptation of Aeschylus’ trilogy of plays, The Oresteia, he gave me surprisingly few limitations. He told me to trust my instincts and to feel free to step as far from the source material as I needed in order to make a new version of these ancient plays for our times.

Fairfield University Keynote Speaker

Join Ellen and other women for a performance series of ancient Greek tragedy at Fairfield University Quick Center for the Arts.

Living with Ghosts

A Keynote by Ellen McLaughlin given at the women's retreat, A Room Of Her Own, out at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico