A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) 2014

Run Time:
One hour and 30 minutes, no intermission
Opened: November 23, 2014
Closing: January 04, 2015

A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) - 2014 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

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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.

A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) - 2014 - Off-Broadway Cast

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David Harbour, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ann Dowd, and Denis O'Hare to Perform in Signature Theatre Reading of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023

Signature Theatre today will present an all-star benefit reading of Sam Shepard’s contemporary classic True West, led by acclaimed actors Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear, Girls) as Austin, David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow) as Lee, Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Compliance) as Mom, and Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, True Blood) as Saul.

Royal Court Theatre Will Celebrate Sam Shepard in November
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2018

Lloyd Hutchinson, Nancy Meckler and Stephen Rea will curate an afternoon to celebrate the great American playwright and actor Sam Shepard who passed away in July last year. The event will take place on Monday 12 November at 3pm in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.

Ethan Hawke Helms New Group Benefit Reading of Sam Shepard's THE LATE HENRY MOSS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Tonight, November 6, Sam Shepard's The Late Henry Moss will be presented in a reading to benefit The New Group, with a company including Keith Carradine, Lily Gladstone, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ethan Hawke, Dana Lyn, Clark Middleton, Alessandro Nivola and Yul V zquez. Ethan Hawke directs.

BURIED CHILD Announces Final Casting, Including Charlotte Hope of GAME OF THRONES
by Liz Cearns - Sep 30, 2016

Charlotte Hope (Myranda in Game of Thrones, Allied, A United Kingdom), Jack Fortune (King Lear, Route Irish, Sparkling Cyanide), Barnaby Kay (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Real Thing, Wuthering Heights) and Gary Shelford (Twelfth Night, Angry Young Man) join the previously announced multi award-winning, international star Ed Harris (forthcoming HBO series from J.J. Abrams & Jonathan Nolan; Westworld, Pollock, The Hours and The Truman Show), Golden Globe winner Amy Madigan (Twice in a Lifetime, Roe vs. Wade), and Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good) to complete the cast in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child, following a critically acclaimed New York run earlier this year.

Jeremy Irvine Joins Golden Globe Winners and Oscar Nominees Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in BURIED CHILD
by Liz Cearns - Sep 23, 2016

One of the finest actors of his generation, Jeremy Irvine (Steven Spielberg's War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good and forthcoming films Fallen, Billionaire Boys Club, and This Beautiful Fantastic) will make his West End debut in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child.

Photo Coverage: A PARTICLE OF DREAD Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 24, 2014

Signature Theatre's U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD(OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler opened last night at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. The production will now play through Sunday, January 4, 2015.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 20, 2014

Signature Theatre and Field Day present the U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) bySam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler. The production runs now through December 21, 2014 with a November 23 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Signature Theatre Extends OUR LADY OF KIBEHO
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 20, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. The production will now play through Sunday, December 14, 2014. The production opened to critical acclaim on Sunday, November 16 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

WAKE UP with BWW 11/18/14 - HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, BY THE WATER, 'UNTOLD STORIES' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Nov 18, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS begins performances, BY THE WATER opens off-Broadway, Jennifer Tepper releases 'UNTOLD STORIES' Volume 2, and more!

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Rea, Brid Brennan and More in Signature Theatre's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Signature Theatre and Field Day present the U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler. The production runs now through December 21, 2014 with a November 23 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Centenary Stage Company to Welcome Sam Shepard & Stephen Rae, 11/17
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 14, 2014

A Public Interview with Stephen Rea and Sam Shepard will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014 in the Sitnik Theatre in the David and Carol Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown. The event is free and open to the public.

Sam Shepard's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

The U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler, will play through Sunday, January 4, 2015. A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) begins performances tonight, November 11 and opens 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).

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by Jessica Showers - Nov 11, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Emma Stone takes the stage in CABARET tonight, LOST LAKE opens at the City Center, and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS welcomes Alex Gaumond in the West End!

Starla Benford, Jade Eshete and More Star in Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Signature Theatre presents the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. The production runs tonight, October 28, through December 7, 2014 with a November 16 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Signature Theatre Extends A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 16, 2014

Signature Theatre and Field Day have announced a two-week extension for the U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler.

Brid Brennan, Lloyd Hutchinson & More Join Signature's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 8, 2014

Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) and Field Day (Stephen Rea and Seamus Deane, Directors) just announced casting is confirmed for the U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler. Tickets go on sale October 15. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs November 11 through December 21, 2014 with aNovember 23 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing SquareSignature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Starla Benford, Jade Eshete & More to Star in Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 30, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs October 28 through December 7, 2014 with a November 16 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

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