Farce, Adaptations (Literature), Parody / Spoof
Time Period - Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century, Greek; Roman & Biblical
Settings Of Play -
The comedy can be performed on a bare stage, on a Greek theatre setting, or a contemporary outdoor set.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
No intermission, Physical Comedy
Exterior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes
No Special Cautions
Appropriate for all audiences
Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Youth/Camp Programs
Sophocles meets the Marx Brothers! The famous tragedy Oedipus the King is given a rough going over by the zany brothers and the result is a parody that delights audiences, even those unfamiliar with the Greek play or Hollywood's Marx Brothers.
Published in Twice the Usual Number of Suspects.
First presented by the Performing Arts Department, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, New York.