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This Agamemnon is conceived as a sort of ritual and uses the traditional layout of a basilica-plan church. But at the altar is the horrible hell-mouth of the house of Atreus, which swallows up its own children and vomits them back out. The house is cursed, fatal to all who enter it, and the procession toward it is a procession of sacrifice. The audience configuration is arranged so that no one sits next to anyone else; and everyone faces these horrors alone.
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Blood, fire, stone, and sacrifice are the language of this unforgiving scene of righteous but unholy vengeance.