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OEDIPUS REX

PERFORMANCES
Chesapeake Theater
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 at 8:00 PM (ET)

OEDIPUS REX

Presented by the Actors Guild of Harford Community College

By Sophocles, translated by Oliver A Evans.

Oedipus, the King of Thebes, believes he has escaped the terrible prophecy that has pursued him all his life. Oedipus has defeated the riddling Sphinx, saved the seven-gated city of Thebes, and married the queen Jocasta. They have four children, Eteocles, Polynices, Antigone, and Ismene, and they rule in peace.

But a mysterious plague has recently afflicted the city, bringing death to the people, livestock, and crops. An Oracle reveals it as punishment for the murderer of the previous king Laius remaining free. Oedipus vows to find this criminal and save his people once again, no matter where he may hide, and in so doing, he is forced to unravel the mystery of his own cursed existence.

This greatest of ancient tragedies, in a fully accessible and modern translation by Oliver A Evans, shines a light on timeless questions of identity, fate, free will, and leadership.

Reserved Seating:
Adult $12
Senior (Age 60+) $8
Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $8
HCC Students/Employees $8

Please Note: Everyone who enters the theater, regardless of age, requires a ticket. Visit Ticket Office Info for more information.

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401 Thomas Run Road, Joppa Hall Bel Air, MD 21015

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