Stephen Rea in the Field Day production of A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations), 2013. Photo by Ros Kavanagh.
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Signature and Ireland’s renowned Field Day Theatre Company are thrilled to present the U.S. premiere of 1996-97 Playwright-in-Residence Sam Shepard’s A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations). This dark, fragmented, modern-day take on Oedipus Rex premiered in Derry, Ireland, and features a cast of actors from both sides of the Atlantic.
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A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) contains use of herbal cigars and smoke effects.
IMAGE: Sam Shepard. Photo by Gregory Costanzo.
Field Day gratefully acknowledges the support provided by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
The Music of PARTICLE OF DREAD (Oedipus Variations)
A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) First Rehearsal
Meet and Greet Photos
Set model created by Scenic Designer Frank Conway.
IMAGE: Photo by Gregory Costanzo.