Event Oedipus Rex
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Venue Belvoir Street Downstairs Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 21 August 2014
Last Date 21 September 2014
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description How does a human being go on living after the unimaginable?

A plague has stricken the city, and King Oedipus believes he is the cause. He lives out the remainder of his days as a blind man, shamed and in exile.

In the intimacy of the Downstairs Theatre, Adena Jacobs‘ Oedipus Rex is a lament and a powerful expression of tragedy for a modern audience – an invitation to bear witness to a man, who was once a king, now reconstructing the pieces.

This visually bold, immersive theatrical event features the extraordinary Peter Carroll as Oedipus.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Adaptation
Name Function Notes
Peter Carroll Actor
Andrea Demetriades Actor
Adena Jacobs Adaptor
Emma Kingsbury Associate Designer
Max Lyandvert Composer
Paul Jackson Designer
Adena Jacobs Director
Paul Jackson Dramaturg
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://belvoir.com.au/productions/oedipus-rex/
Event Identifier 110227