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PRESS: Sophocles at the skatepark–true story or urban legend?

Posted August 21st, 2008

Check out this week’s City Paper and read about Oedipus at FDR, the Live Arts show that sold out waaaay before the Guide even hit the streets.

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A.D. Amorosi writes:
“Delpech-Ramey’s speed-wheeling deconstruction of Oedipus at Colonus goes beyond Sophocles’ wandering gloom to find a future and newfound faith in this hard urban setting, with local skateboarders acting as the play’s Greek chorus and its soundtrack consisting of dirty beats and skuzzy trip-hop spun through personal headphones.”

Mmm, skuzzy trip-hop. Wanna read more? Click here to read the full article.