Oedipus the King

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Hayes Barton Press, 1882 - 159 pages
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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roger L. Stevens, chairman, and The Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley, II, secretary, present The American College Theatre Festival, produced by the American Theatre Association, Jed H. Davis, president and The American National Theatre and Academy, Donald Seawell, chairman, sponsored by American Airlines, George Spater, president and American Oil Company, B.J. Yarrington, president, Eisenhower Theater, April 17 through 29. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, The Theatre Department presents "Oedipus the King," by Sophocles, prepared by Burnet M. Hobgood and Anthony Graham-White, with acknowledgment to T.H. Banks, musical score by Alvin Epstein, directed by Burnet M. Hobgood, associate director Jim Hancock, musical director Carlton Young, stage manager Twila Sauer Young, assistants Patt Broadus, Floyd Kuntz, costume coordinator Judith Michener, technical director Allen Heaton.

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User Review  - GrlIntrrptdRdng - LibraryThing

It's a classic tragedy play, I think it's great. It keeps you guessing while telling you everything. Can be hard to read, but if you take it slow and take the time to look up what the words mean, it's understandable. Read full review

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

Very stilted and no sense of the modern drama that was to come. I understand that the work of Sophocles and his compatriots laid the groundwork for modern drama but it is difficult to see the connection. Read full review

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