In Sophocles' tragedy, Oedipus discovers that he has been caught in his terrible destiny, unknowingly murdering his father and marrying his mother.
This perfomance features a new translation from the original Greek by director Nicholas Rudall.
Starring (in alphabetical order):
Spencer Garrett as Shepard, Chorus
Francis Guinan as Messenger, Chorus
Gregory Itzin as Creon
Charles Kimbrough as Priest of Zeus, Chorus
Harry J. Lennis as Oedipus
Rod McLachlan as Second Messenger, Chorus
Carolyn Seymour as Jocasta
W. Morgan Sheppard as Teiresias, Chorus
Customer ReviewsSee All
sore foot or Oedipus?
This dramatization is not like the book. To get an idea of what the book is like for your own enjoyment it fine. If this is for academic purposes don't get it. The drama is very modern and very changed.
Very good act but do not buy for its academic use.