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Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus seeks to cure his city of a mysterious plague by discovering the murderer of the former king. Captivating and cathartic, Sophocles’ seminal Greek tragedy brings to light enduring questions of identity, fate, and free will that reverberate in startling ways in the 21st century.
  • By Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall
  • Directed by Charles Newell
  • Sponsored by Poetry Foundation
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