Backstage and global politics unexpectedly collide when an enterprising Boston director stages his own translation of Oedipus Rex in this timely, multi-layered, and powerful new play.
Scenic Designer: Douglas Stein
Costume Designer: Marina Draghici
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton
Sound Designer: John Gromada
Production Stage Manager: Thom Widmann
Photos of (1) Mary Shultz, Ana Reeder, and Rosemarie DeWitt; (2) Rosemarie DeWitt, Lee Pace, Daniel Eric Gold, Rob Campbell, Mary Shultz, and Ana Reeder; (3) Ana Reeder and Lee Pace; and (4) Mary Shultz, Rob Campbell, Daniel Eric Gold, Ana Reeder, Lee Pace, and Rosemarie DeWitt by Joan Marcus.
'Small Tragedy' is filled with provocative questions that American plays should be asking at a fraught and confusing moment in this country's history. Mr. Lucas appreciates that extreme times demand extreme theater. His habitual brooding fatalism has never seemed more relevant.—Ben Brantley, New York Times