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Oedipuss in Boots – Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Director: Chris Collier Music & Lyrics: Kid Carpet Puppet maker: Dik Downey Reviewer: Julia Beasley What does a naughty fairytale cat have in common with a mythical Greek hero who was destined to kill his father and marry his mother? Absolutely nothing. This makes Puss in Boots and Oedipus perfect components for the latest offering from the Wardrobe Theatre, who ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Oedipus – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Wayne Jordan Director: Wayne Jordan adaptation: Wayne Jordan Music: Tom Lane Reviewer: Saoirse Anton The story of Oedipus is a classic; the audience has an enormous performance history from which to draw expectations about the production. However, from the moment one enters the auditorium, curiosity is piqued by the set which is made up of dozens of chairs with ...

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Oedipus – Blue Elephant Theatre, London

Writer: Sophocles Director: Ricky Dukes Reviewer: Edie R [rating:3.5] “Oedipus” is, like, really old. First staged in 429BC, it’s at the heart of the Greek tragic corpus, praised by Aristotle as a model play. But what went down a storm in pre-Christian Athens is not guaranteed on that score to impress in Bethwin Road. It’s to the credit of the ...

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