Event Oedipus Schmoedipus
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
Umbrella Event Sydney Festival 2014
First Date 9 January 2014
Opening Date 11 January 2014
Last Date 2 February 2014
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description A democratic theatrical extravaganza! This show is about death: real death, fake death, and the Western theatrical Canon. Oedipus Schmoedipus is an intentionally impossible task, an ambitious epic complied of all the death scenes ever written. These death scenes will be dismembered, catalogued in a computer database and reordered to establish new narratives, and a new theatre show: a collective manifesto on death.
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Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Subjects Death
Name Function Notes
James Brown Composer
Robert Cousins Costume Designer
Zoe Coombs Marr Devisor
Mish Grigor Devisor
Natalie Rose Devisor
Zoe Coombs Marr Director
Mish Grigor Director
Anne-Louise Sarks Dramaturg
Scott Witt Fight Director
Matthew Marshall Lighting Designer
Zoe Coombs Marr Performer
Mish Grigor Performer
Robert Cousins Set Designer
James Brown Sound Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Sydney Festival 2014 programme
Event Identifier 108559