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THE GREEK TRILOGY OF LUIS ALFARO: ‘OEDIPUS EL REY’
November 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Available on demand beginning Friday, November 13, 5:00pm PT
Expires on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 11:59pm PT
Center Theatre Group in partnership with the Getty Museum present:
THE GREEK TRILOGY OF LUIS ALFARO “OEDIPUS EL REY”
By Luis Alfaro
Directed by Laurie Woolery
TOTAL RUN TIME: 90 minutes (pausable)
Center Theatre Group is proud to partner with the Getty Museum in presenting MacArthur Fellow Luis Alfaro’s Chicanx adaptations of classic Greek plays, Electricidad, Oedipus El Rey, and Mojada in streamed readings filmed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre and premiering over three Saturdays. Alfaro’s award-winning trilogy of plays transplant themes of the ancient Greek tragedies of Electra, Oedipus the King, and Medea into the 21st -century streets of Los Angeles, giving voice to the concerns of the Chicanx and wider Latinx communities.
Performed in English with option for Spanish captioning.
For more info: https://tinyurl.com/y45c5ywd