Thebans

Cast: 3f 6m, doubling

Staging: minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854597571Publication Date:
13 Aug 2003
Size: 197mm x 131mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, 2003

Thebans

By Liz Lochhead

Paperback £9.99£7.99

The ancient myths of the Kingdom of Thebes, re-told by Scotland's foremost poet/dramatist.

Following her award-winning Medea (Scottish Book of the Year 2001), Liz Lochhead revisits the Greek classics in a startlingly timely re-telling of the stories of Oedipus, Jokasta and Antigone.

Liz Lochhead's Thebans was first performed at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, in August 2003, as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

'Nothing I've ever seen helped anyone evade their fate.'

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'An impressive and sometimes thrilling achievement... a spine-tingling sense of deep connection with the work of dramatists who died more than two millennia ago'

Scotsman

'For anyone not familiar with these tales, this adaptation is a good place to start'

Telegraph

Cast: 3f 6m, doubling

Staging:minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854597571Publication Date:
13 Aug 2003
Size: 197mm x 131mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Liz Lochhead:

Quelques Fleurs
Liz Lochhead: Five Plays
Good Things
Dracula (stage version)
Miseryguts & Tartuffe
Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off
Educating Agnes
Thon Man Molière
Cuba
Blood and Ice
Medea (Theatre Babel version)
Miseryguts
Perfect Days
Tartuffe

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