Oedipus the King
- United States
More informationOne of the first and greatest of all Greek tragedies, Harry Lennix stars as Oedipus, the king who unwittingly kills his father and marries his mother. W. Morgan Sheppard and Carolyn Seymour also star. The broadcast includes a Q & A session with translator and director Nicholas Rudall.
An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:
Spencer Garrett as Shepard and Chorus
Francis Guinan as Messenger and Chorus
Gregory Itzin as Creon and Chorus
Charles Kimbrough as Priest Of Zeus and Chorus
Harry J. Lennix as Oedipus
Rod Mclachlan as Second Messenger and Chorus
Carolyn Seymour as Jocasta
W. Morgan Sheppard as Tiresias
Translated and directed by Nicholas Rudall. Recorded before a live audience at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.