The Last Daughter of Oedipus - presented by Babes With Blades
Follow Ismene, sole surviving child of Oedipus and Jocasta, as she fights to break the curse that devastated her family and now threatens to destroy Thebes.
A finalist in the 2007-2008 Joining Sword & Pen playwriting competition, and workshopped through BWB's New Plays Development Program, The Last Daughter of Oedipus combines sword and shield, staff, and unarmed combat with voice and movement work to push the boundaries of physical and vocal storytelling.
Director: Tara Branham
Movement Director: Mercedes Rohlfs
Fight Choreography: Libby Beyreis
CAST: Moira Begale, Logan Black, Amy E. Harmon, Eleanor Katz, Kimberly Logan, Katie Mack, Jasmine Ryan, Sarah Scanlon, Michael Sherwin, Mandy Walsh.
STAFF: Leigh Barrett, Lora Conrad, Gillian N. Humiston, Megan Kohl, Kjerstine McHugh, Jennifer Mickelson, Stephen Ptacek, Brandi Stepp, Emma Weber
SPECIAL EVENT: August 26th, Theatre Thursday - In partnership with the League of Chicago Theaters, Babes With Blades will host a Theater Thursday event on August 26. BWB ensemble members and the artistic staff of "Last Daughter" will welcome patrons to a pre-show reception, where they will enjoy Greek-themed hors d'oeuvres and a behind-the-scenes look at the people and processes that brought "The Last Daughter of Oedipus" to its world premiere. Guests can then watch the show. The event begins at 7pm and the show begins at 8pm. Tickets to this special event are $25. YOU CAN PURCHASE REGULAR PRICE TIX FOR THIS NIGHT, and simply not participate in the pre-show reception.
Lincoln Square Theatre
4754 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|