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Oedipus El Rey

Written by Luis Alfaro
Directed by Chay Yew
June 29 – July 29, 2012

Summary

A sexy, modern take on a classic: This is NOT your mama’s Oedipus… In Luis Alfaro’s thrilling reboot of the daddy of all tragedies, a young Chicano ex-con sets out on a journey to be the king of the South Central LA gangland. Set amid the sizzling rhythms and explosive violence of an inner-city barrio, Oedipus El Rey follows a family of ex-cons through the vicious cycle of fate and violence in which they find themselves trapped.

Creative

Chay Yew: Director
Ryan Bourque: Fight Choreographer
Kevin Depinet: Set Designer
Maria DeFabo: Props Master
Mikhail Fiksel: Sound Designer
David Hyman: Costume Designer
Jesse Klug: Lighting Designer
Amy Dominguez: Costume Assistant Intern
Emily Tarleton: Associate Tattoo Designer
Tina Jach: Stage Manager

Cast

Charin Alvarez: Jocasta
Madrid St. Angelo: Laius
Steve Casillas: Coro, u/s Creon
Jessie David Perez: Coro
Adam Poss: Oedipus
Arturo Soria: Creon
Eddie Torres: Tiresias
Mark Viafranco: u/s Oedipus, Coro
Miguel Nunez: u/s Laius
Tamika Moralez: u/s Jocasta