'Oedipus El Rey' by Dallas Theater Center
More than two millennia melt away as Sophocles' Oedipus Rex becomes Luis Alfaro's "Oedipus El Rey," a tragedy set among gangs warring in contemporary L.A. barrios. Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty directs an all-Latino cast in this gritty 2010 piece by Alfaro, who won a “genius grant” from the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation after rising up from his own tough L.A. neighborhood to become a playwright, poet, performer, teacher and community organizer. The violence and passion… Show more
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