OEDIPUS THE KING
Sophocles’ greatest tragedy and a powerful tale of the quest for truth at any cost…
The city of Thebes is damned; stricken by plague, its women are barren and its crops failing. Among them is a man with a curse and only his banishment can return the city to its former glory. As King Oedipus embarks on a search for the man at the centre of the citys fate, he begins to uncover the truth behind his own past – a revelation that will change the course of his life forever.
Following their production of The Bacchae, Classic Stage Ireland continues to explore the world of Ancient Greek drama with one of the founding myths of Western literature and greatest of all Greek plays, Sophocles’ Oedipus the King.
Post show discussion following the performance on Thursday 22 July.
What the critics thought:
… a production by Classic Stage Ireland is always worth waiting for… The Irish Times
“…Classic Stage Ireland company have hit the jackpot with their production of Oedipus the King….. It has clarity, it has solid production values and it has quite enough acting talent to leave the audience with a numbing sense of the plays overwhelming greatness.” Sunday Independent
Read the Sunday Independent’s review of Oedipus the King here.
Suitable ages 12+
Performance Dates, Tickets and Information
19 – 31 JUL 2010~ Tickets
Preview, 16 & 17 JUL 2010, 12
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*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.
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Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email email@example.com (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating
Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.
Before the show, why not…?
…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another. Parking Offer
Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just 5. Ask at box office for more information. Hungry?
Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Why not pop down to Milano Restaurant in Temple Bar and pick their pre-theatre menu – Pizza, Pasta or Salad plus and a glass of wine – for just 12.50. Available from 5pm -7pm, just show your tickets or email booking confirmation to avail of this offer.
And if you’re in a rush remember that Milano also delivers to Project Arts Centre. Choose from a range of delicious made to order pizzas delivered to you in our bar. No queues and no need to even leave the building. Ask a member of our bar staff for more information.milano
OEDIPUS THE KING
DIRECTED BY ANDY HINDS
CAST:LIAM HESLIN ANDY KELLEGHER, DYLAN McDONOUGH, ANN-MARIE TAAFFE & LESA THURMAN