Oedipus El Rey
Jun 29Jul 29, 2012
By Luis Alfaro


Chay Yew


Luis Alfaro


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


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.

Production Team

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