Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Signature Theatre & Field Day's A PARTICLE OF DREAD Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances

Signature Theatre and Field Day's by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler, begins its final two weeks of performances and will play through Sunday, January 4, 2015 only. The production opened to critical acclaim on Sunday, November 23 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Signature Theatre will offer Student Rush tickets for the extension week of Our Lady of Kibeho. Student Rush tickets will be sold for $25 when the ground floor Box Office opens each day up until performance time. The tickets are only available in person. The number of tickets varies from performance to performance. Limit two tickets per person. Valid student ID must be presented at the time of purchase.


A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)is a dark, fragmented, modern-day take on Oedipus Rex that premiered in Derry, Ireland, and features a cast of actors from both sides of the Atlantic. The cast includes Tony Award winner Brid Brennan (Dancing at Lughnasa) as Jocasta / Jocelyn, Lloyd Hutchinson (Anonymous) as Uncle Del / Traveler / Tiresias / Maniac of the Outskirts, Jason Kolotouros (Her Majesty the King at the HERE Arts Center) as Harrington, Matthew Rauch (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Randolph, Academy Award nominee Stephen Rea (The Crying Game) as Oedipus / Otto, Aidan Redmond (The Cripple of Inishmaan) as Laius / Larry / Langos, Judith Roddy ("The Fall") as Antigone / Annalee.


Brid Brennan, Lloyd Hutchinson, Stephen Rea, and Judith Roddy are appearing with the permission of Actors' Equity Association. Signature Theatre gratefully acknowledges Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

The design team includes Frank Conway (Scenic Design), Lorna Marie Mugan (Costume Design), Michael Chybowski (Lighting Design), Jill BC Du Boff (Sound Design), Neil Martin (Composer), Kate Wilson (Dialect Coach). Amanda Michaels is the Production Stage Manager. Casting by Telsey + Company, William Cantler, CSA and Karyn Casl, CSA

To purchase tickets for all Signature productions, call Ticket Services at 212-244-7529 (Tues. - Sun., 11am - 6pm) or visit signaturetheatre.org.

Photo by Matthew Murphy



Lauren Gundersons EMILIE; LA MARQUISE DU CHATALET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHT to Have NYC Pre Photo
Duende Productions will present the New York Premiere of Emilie; La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Lauren Gunderson at The Flea Theater April 6-30. 

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE HARDER THEY COME at the Public Theater Photo
Get a first look inside rehearsals for THE HARDER THEY COME at The Public Theater!

Ensemble Studio Theatre Names Estefanía Fadul and Graeme Gillis New Co-Artistic Dir Photo
Ensemble Studio Theatre has appointed Estefanía Fadul and Graeme Gillis the new Co-Artistic Directors of the 55-year-old award-winning off-Broadway theater company.

Will Cleggs SYNCOPE Will Premiere at the 2023 FRIGID Fringe Festival Photo
Celebrated storyteller Will Clegg has been using (but not abusing) marijuana for almost 30 years. It was all fun and games until he started fainting and developed a serious panic disorder. Syncope is his hilarious and often poignant journey to finding balance in his life - physically, intellectually, and emotionally.


More Hot Stories For You


Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE HARDER THEY COME at the Public TheaterPhotos: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE HARDER THEY COME at the Public Theater
January 31, 2023

Get a first look inside rehearsals for THE HARDER THEY COME at The Public Theater!

Will Clegg's SYNCOPE Will Premiere at the 2023 FRIGID Fringe FestivalWill Clegg's SYNCOPE Will Premiere at the 2023 FRIGID Fringe Festival
January 31, 2023

Celebrated storyteller Will Clegg has been using (but not abusing) marijuana for almost 30 years. It was all fun and games until he started fainting and developed a serious panic disorder. Syncope is his hilarious and often poignant journey to finding balance in his life - physically, intellectually, and emotionally.

Tor Hillhouse Joins The Cast of PERFECT CRIME Off-BroadwayTor Hillhouse Joins The Cast of PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway
January 31, 2023

Tor Hillhouse has joined the cast of Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME, by stepping into the role of Detective James Asher, stepping in for Michael Halling through February 19th.

Tickets Now On Sale For POWERLINE ROAD, A New Musical By Michael FinkeTickets Now On Sale For POWERLINE ROAD, A New Musical By Michael Finke
January 31, 2023

 Theatre Now has announced that tickets are now on sale for Powerline Road, a neo-noir synth-based pop musical by Michael Finke. Performances will run from March 17th to April 1st at the Jeffrey & Paula Gural Theatre at ART/NY, 502 W 53rd St.

Photos: First Look at Bill Irwin, John Douglas Thompson & More in ENDGAME at Irish Repertory TheatrePhotos: First Look at Bill Irwin, John Douglas Thompson & More in ENDGAME at Irish Repertory Theatre
January 30, 2023

Get a first look at photos of Samuel Beckett's Endgame, now on stage at Irish Repertory Theatre!