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Please note: This performance may contain smoking, blood, violence, gun shots, and nudity.

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Joseph Papp Public Theater/Shiva Theater

An electrifying new take on the classic Greek tragedy, set in South Central LA. 

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Nov. 19, 2017.

Story

Oedipus is reimagined as a troubled Latino whose dreams of controlling his own destiny soar above the barbed wire of the prison where he’s spent his life. But in a place where everyone is trapped—by desperation or fate, history or violence—no one man can change his story alone. Love, family and belief collide in this chilling, incredibly powerful new play that asks: what’s fate, and what’s just the system?

Show Dates

Preview

Oct 03 2017

Opening

Oct 24 2017

Closing

Nov 19 2017

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Show Dates

Preview

Oct 03 2017

Opening

Oct 24 2017

Closing

Nov 19 2017
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