a world premiere by Kate Tarker directed by Dominique Serrand
April 23 – May 12, 2019
Eat Drink and be Merry, for tomorrow we self-destruct.
When a family of shepherds in the suburbs of Corinth learn their adopted son Oedipus has ascended the throne of Thebes, they plan a bender to end all benders. But who’s on cleanup after the party’s over? Equal parts irreverent comedy and emotional journey into family dysfunction; this World Premiere commissioned for Wilma’s HotHouse Company examines with horror and humor the lasting effects of personal trauma.
“Anything that can be laughed at should be taken seriously, and vice versa.” – Kate Tarker, playwright
Jessica Rizzo from ArtBlog sits down with playwright Kate Tarker to talk Dionysus. LISTEN HERE