Oedipus el Rey

April 26, 2019 - May 5, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968

Event Days:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Wise Family Theater, UTEP Fox Fine Arts Building
Adults: $18 UTEP students & children: $12 Military, Non-UTEP Students, Alumni, Seniors, Groups (10+): $15 $10 on April 26 @ 7:30PM
Contact Name:
Adriana Dominguez
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number:
(915) 747-5118

Luis Alfaro’s intense contemporary adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus, the King, is set in the prison system and a barrio of Los Angeles, California. With seamless choral song and movement, Alfaro’s adaptation questions whether a Latino can change his tragic and predestined fate within the American culture, which is built on systemic racism.

Performances: April 26, 27 & May 2 - 4 @ 7:30PM April 28 & May 5 @ 2:30PM

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