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In this blog post, the second in a series of four posts, learn more about musical adaptations of Sophocles' play, as well as how these reimagined approaches address the enduring themes in this famous Greek tragedy.
We interviewed costume designer Jacqueline Firkins to learn more about her approach to designing OEDIPUS REX. Find out how her choices support the storytelling.
Learn more about how different artists have adapted OEDIPUS for the stage and how its themes continue to resonate in different contexts.
We interviewed scenic designer John Culbert about his approach to creating the set for OEDIPUS REX.
For Colored Girls, Frankenstein, and Photograph 51 were all honored at this year's Jeff Awards.
UChicago Professor Sarah Nooter explores questions of agency, truth, and fate in Sophocles' OEDIPUS REX.
FOR COLORED GIRLS director Seret Scott and her ensemble were honored by the Black Theatre Alliance.
Critics around Chicagoland are praising Court's production of KING HEDLEY II for its powerful acting, direction, and design!
Fresh off his critically-acclaimed turn as Hedley in
King Hedley II, Kelvin Roston, Jr. will bring another “king” to life in Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex.
We sat down with sound designer Christopher M. LaPorte to learn more about his process and how he approaches collaborating with Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson on August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II.
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