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Oedipus el Rey

Oedipus el Rey
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Wyly Theatre - Studio Theatre 2400 Flora St. Dallas, TX 75201
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214-880-0202 (phone)
Neighborhood: Downtown
Category: Theater and Dance: Drama


Aristotle called Sophocles’ drama about a royal child, born in Thebes and fated to kill his father and marry his mother, the perfect tragedy. It inspires pity and fear, and ends in such a way that we are swept clean. The playwright Luis Alfaro takes the ancient story and transplants it from Greece to South Central Los Angeles, where Oedipus is a gang leader rather than a king.

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