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Oedipus

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Sophocles 

  • Author Notes

    A version of the myth.

  • Synopsis

    The story of a charismatic leader setting out to investigate corruption in his state, with devastating consequences for himself and for his family. Oedipus is the myth of a child born to a prophecy that he will kill his father and marry his mother.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Members of the original cast members also played the chorus. See original productions for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Leader of the Chorus Simon O'Gorman
Chorus Lalor Roddy
Teiresias Lalor Roddy
Chorus Brendan Conroy
The Theban Brendan Conroy
Chorus Jonathan Shankey
Telemon Jonathan Shankey
Chorus Steve Blount
The Corinthian Steve Blount
Oedipus Stephen Brennan (1)
Jocasta Susan Fitzgerald
Creon Barry McGovern
The Sphinx Olwen Grindley
Merope Aoife Molony
Chorus Emma Moohan
Young Jocasta Emma Moohan
Production Team  
Director Alan Stanford
Designer Bruno Schwengl
Lighting Designer Nick McCall
Producer Donal Shiels
Sound Designer Edward Walsh
Movement Director Olwen Grindley
Musical Director David Falconer
Company Manager Irma McLoughlin
Production Manager Marie Breen
Stage Director Angie White
Stage Manager Casey Norton
Production Assistant Caroline Stynes
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Wardrobe Supervisor Sarah Bowern
PR Geraldine Kearney
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Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Company Artistic Director Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy

  • Address

    Carrigahorig
    Nenagh
    Co. Tipperary
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    maryelizbk@gmail.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy

  • Address

    Carrigahorig
    Nenagh
    Co. Tipperary
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    maryelizbk@gmail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.