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MCC Theater (New York, NY)
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One hour and 30 minutes, no intermission

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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.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Brid Brennan, Lloyd Hutchinson & More Join Signature's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by BWW News Desk - 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). (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

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Signature Theatre Extends A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
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Sam Shepard's riff on Sophocles is a chore to comprehend. (more...)

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