The Oedipus Cycle

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Two time PEN Literary Award finalist Peter Constantine translates a world premiere adaptation of Sophocles’ epic story of human responsibility. This groundbreaking kick-off of The Pearl’s 25th Anniversary Season presents The Oedipus Cycle (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone) as a single theatrical event under the direction of The Pearl’s artistic director and founder Shepard Sobel; the story explores the legend and legacy of Oedipus, and his family’s discovery of grace and wisdom through suffering and loss.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: October 27, 2008 Final Performance: November 16, 2008
Location: The Pearl Theatre, New York City

555 W 42nd St,

New York,


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Theatermania Review

| | October 27, 2008
The Pearl Theatre Company opens its season with this ambitious if flawed condensation of Sophocles’ trio of Greek tragedies.

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