ODC Ensemble with support from
The Directors Company presents the
world premiere of
Oedipus: Sex With Mum Was Blinding
AN IMMERSIVE OPERA
CONCEIVED, WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
2018-19 FULBRIGHT ARTIST’S AWARD RECIPIENT
ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSED BY
AND GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINEE JULIA KENT
ELECTROACOUSTIC ENVIRONMENTS BY
HASSAN ESTAKHRIAN AND BARBARA NERNESS
CINEMATIC ENVIRONMENTS BY
Strictly Limited Engagement!
September 25-30 at
Mythology, pop culture, and gender reexamination feed into this unique theatrical mash-up, mixing traditional performance with cutting-edge technology and neuroscience.
An all-female acting ensemble of opera singers and jazz vocalists join forces with musical virtuosos—live augmented cello, piano, theremin and more—on stage for a deep-dive into a haunting mind game, as the audience turns into the actual chorus of the play, rediscovering the community at the heart of a performance.