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Oedipus the King

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  • 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

Once again, thank you to all who auditioned!

Oedipus, King of Thebes    Joshua Alan Doetsch1   
Jocasta, his wife    Myaa Fallon1   
Creon, his uncle    Roger Boyd   
Teiresias, a blind prophet    Michael Romano1   
Messenger #1    Molly Sullivan1   
Messenger #2    Karen Nickerson1   
Herdsman    Paul Cary   
Priest    Doug Robbins1   
Chorus    Jacob House1   
Rachel Jordan Haley1   
Alicia Artner1   
LaTrease Davenport1   
Julie Waltenspiel1   
Stacie Evans1   
Marie Pignon1   
Sabrina Holmes   
Attendant    Micah Bacus1   

1-UIS Student

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