Because what's more relevant than a 2500-year-old story about leadership transition during a plague?

Oedipus Tyrannus

by Sophocles

directed by Michael Barakiva

 

Saturday, October 3 & Sunday, October 4

5:00 PM

Cast

Paul Bernardo
A SHEPHERD

Ariel Neema Blake
CHORUS LEADER

Carla Briscoe
CREON, a Princess of Thebes, sister to Jocasta

 

Carol Halstead
TIRESIAS, an old blind prophet

Logan Kovach
OEDIPUS, supposed son of Polybus, King of Corinth;
now elected King of Thebes

Linda Larson
A STRANGER from Corinth

Abby Royle
A MESSENGER from the Palace

Roya Shanks
JOCASTA, Queen of Thebes;
widow of Laius, the former King; now wife of Oedipus

Gabra Zackman
PRIEST of Zeus

Production

Kirsten Loughry
STAGE MANAGER

Eugenio Vargas

MUSIC DIRECTOR

Suzanne Agins & Michael Barakiva
ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

 

Adam Grosswirth

MANAGING DIRECTOR

SPECIAL THANKS

Andrea Winter & Daniel Mintz

Aren Carpenter

Pat Harnett-Marshall

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The Upstart Creatures is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

We are performing today on the original land of the Lenape tribal nation. The Upstart Creatures acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory, and we honor and respect the many diverse Indigenous peoples still connected to this land on which we perform.

The Upstart Creatures are: Suzanne Agins & Michael Barakiva (Artistic Directors), Stephen Bel Davies, Paul Bernardo, Ariel Neema Blake, Carla Briscoe, Aren Carpenter, Suzanne Chesney, Gisela Chípe, Curzon Dobell, Autumn Dornfeld, Emilee Dupré, Hillel Friedman (Company Manager), Callan Gies, Erick Gonzalez, Adam Grosswirth (Managing Director), Carol Halstead, Brough Hansen, Patrick Harnett-Marshall, Logan Kovach, David Larsen, Linda Larson, Abby Royle, Roya Shanks, Eugenio Vargas, Alison Walls, Jay Yriberry, Gabra Zackman (Community Partnerships Director).

PO Box 631

Midtown Station

New York, NY 10018