The Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Bill Kenwright are presenting a new stage production of The Exorcist, adapted by John Pielmeier from the novel by William Peter Blatty. The prod...
Oedipus Retold at Tristan Bates Theatre in January
Jane Nightwork Productions presents Oedipus Retold, a double bill of Oedipus The King and Oedipus at The Crossroads, translated, adapted and written by Jeremy Kingston, at the Tristan Bates Theatre, a 60-seat fringe venue in Covent Garden, from 14 Jan to 8 Feb 2014.
Directed by Robert Gillespie and designed by Faye Bradley.
Cast for Oedipus the King: Tom Shepherd (Oedipus), Jack Klaff (Kreon), Richard Earthy (Tiresias), David Shaw-Parker (Shepherd), Steve Watts (Priest/Corinthian), Clare Cameron (Jocasta/Servant), Judi Scott (Chorus 1), Luke Hornsby-Smith (Chorus 2).
Cast for The Crossroads: Tom Shepherd (Oedipus), Jack Klaff (Laius), Richard Earthy (Tiresias), David Shaw-Parker (Shepherd - Polyphontes), Clare Cameron (Soldier - Chrysippus).
Both plays of Oedipus Retold focus on the fateful encounter between young Oedipus and his father at a fork in the road.