Oedipus the King

bOedipusy Sophocles

  • 2005-2006 Season – Fall Production
  • November 4, 5, 6 and
  • November 11, 12, 13
  • Photo Gallery

Play Description

Long considered one of the theatre’s great plays, this timeless story of murder, incest and a person’s preoccupation with one’s place in the universe begins UIS Theatre’s 2005-2006 World Tour of Drama season.

Written over two thousand years ago in ancient Greece, Sophocles’ masterpiece continues to pack a punch of relevancy for our contemporary world and the world of our future.

Cast and Crew

Oedipus, King of Thebes: Joshua Alan Doetsch*

Jocasta, his wife: Myaa Fallon*

Creon, his uncle: Roger Boyd

Teiresias, a blind prophet: Michael Romano*

Messenger #1: Molly Sullivan*

Messenger #2: Karen Nickerson*

Herdsman: Paul Cary

Priest: Doug Robbins*

Chorus: Jacob House*, Rachel Jordan Haley*, Alicia Artner*, LaTrease Davenport*, Julie Waltenspiel*, Stacie Evans*, Marie Pignon*, Sabrina Holmes

Attendant: Micah Bacus*

* UIS Student