"Oedipus," San Pedro Rep

November 23, 2014 7:27 PM

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Credibility begets anticipation. Having earned an imprimatur with their prior production of "The Lady of Shalott," the verdict that awaited San Pedro Rep's production of "Oedipus," directed by David Mancini, was a foregone conclusion. The eyes have it.

It's not so much an enactment of a Sophocles play as a collaboration with the Greek playwright. The production is set in a contemporary lounge, an actual, drink-serving lounge. We're citizens as well as audience. The setting, as well as a couple of the present day costumes, makes the story both clas...

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