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Oedipus the King

Written by Sophocles, Oedipus is one of the first and greatest of all Greek tragedies. Harry Lennix stars as Oedipus, the king who unwittingly kills his father and marries his mother.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Spencer Garrett as Shepard/Chorus
Francis Guinan as Messenger/Chorus
Gregory Itzin as Creon
Charles Kimbrough as Priest Of Zeus/Chorus
Harry Lennix as Oedipus
Rod McLachlan as Second Messenger/Chorus
Carolyn Seymour as Jocasta
W. Morgan Sheppard as Tiresias/Chorus

Translated and directed by Nicholas Rudall. Recorded before a live audience at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

Includes a Q & A session with translator and director Nicholas Rudall.


Sophocles translated by Nicholas Rudall


Francis Guinan, Charles Kimbrough, Harry J. Lennix, Spencer Garrett, Rod McLachlan, Carolyn Seymour, W. Morgan Sheppard

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978 1 58081 285 6

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