Final Weekend of OEDIPUS!

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"Caselli and Martin’s script is so clean and accessible… By earning the audience’s rapt attention to its juicy, catastrophic plot and subtly insisting on the thematic undertones that make this myth a classic, the production should give a willing viewer food for thought that satiates well beyond the play’s end."
– Carolyn Hayes, The Rogue Critic

" Their writing is crisp and contemporary (but not too contemporary), and they succeed in making this 2,500-year-old epic tale as personal and accessible as it can be." – Ute Von Der Heyden, Lansing City Pulse.

"Go. That’s all that needs to be written about the production of Oedipus at Williamston Theater. Further words spill into the realm of superfluous. Calling it a "must-see," while accurate, cheapens the imperative with cliche. Simply, go."
– Bridgette M. Redman,

"John Manfredi holds the stage as Oedipus as we watch his kingly demeanor crumble in the face of agonizing revelations."
– Kate O’Neill, Lansing State Journal

"Oedipus is perfect, even before the last scenes leading to its dramatic, well-known conclusion."
– Jim Fordyce,

January 27 – February 20, 2011
By Sophocles
Adapted by Tony Caselli and Annie Martin

Thursday, February 17 at 8pm
Friday, February 18 at 8pm
Saturday, February 19 at 3pm Limited good seats left!
Saturday, February 19 at 8pm
Sunday, February 20 at 2pm
Limited good seats left!

Oedipus is the classic Greek tragedy about providence and destiny. Oedipus journeys through life, attempting to outrun a foretold prophesy only to land right in the hands of fate. Five stellar performers bring the story to life as the intimate Williamston Theatre space is theatrically expanded to hold this epic and stunning tale of the ages. This breathtaking new adaptation brings the classic story into the 21st Century. Featuring Sandra Birch, Barton Bund, John Michael Manfredi, Brandon Piper and Jamie Weeder. Directed by Tony Caselli.

Call (517) 655-7469 to reserve your tickets!!

Williamston Theatre
122 S. Putnam Street, Williamston, MI 48895
(517) 655-7469 / (517) 655-1112 fax

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