Oedipus the King

  • by Sophocles
  • Narrated by full cast
  • 1 hrs and 46 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

In Sophocles' tragedy, Oedipus discovers that he has been caught in his terrible destiny, unknowingly murdering his father and marrying his mother.

This perfomance features a new translation from the original Greek by director Nicholas Rudall.

Starring (in alphabetical order):

Spencer Garrett as Shepard, Chorus
Francis Guinan as Messenger, Chorus
Gregory Itzin as Creon
Charles Kimbrough as Priest of Zeus, Chorus
Harry J. Lennis as Oedipus
Rod McLachlan as Second Messenger, Chorus
Carolyn Seymour as Jocasta
W. Morgan Sheppard as Teiresias, Chorus

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Customer Reviews

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Superb

Extremely atmospheric. The translation is unobstrusive, natural and unforced but still "classic". Close your eyes- you will feel like you are in Athens on a summer night 2500 years ago.
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- Mark

Excellence.

Excellent drama... perfect audio I would highly recommend this audio book to every one. I truly enjoyed this audio book.
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- Willie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-20-2006
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works