Fox Den Theatre Company’s original adaptation of Sophocles’s Oedipus Rex, Oedipus the Tyrant
In this modern retelling of the classic story, Thebes is a country in turmoil. With the new king having suddenly risen to power, the people of Thebes are increasingly discontent. Obsessed with discovering what is poisoning his subjects against him, Oedipus is willing to give up anything, sink to any low, to recover the lost greatness of Thebes.
Show Dates: June 6th-8th and 13th-15th at 8pm.
Location: The Dougherty Arts Center
The Cast and Crew of Oedipus the Tyrant
Susannah Crowell (Creon) is a recent University of Texas Musical Theatre graduate. She can be seen in the community performing as ladies, demons, and small mammals, choreographing adults and children alike, and petting your dog after politely asking first. Recent shows include Amazon Prime’s live Good Omens activations, Hulu’s live A Handmaid’s Tale activations, The Who’s Tommy at City Theatre Austin, and the upcoming Annie at TexArts.
Marc Majcher (Teiresias) is an improviser, teacher, director, developer, and game designer living in Austin, TX. He performs regularly with his silent troupe Golden, he directed and played with the award-winning immersive Speak No More last year, and has done a whole bunch of other stuff here and there, NBD. You will learn absolutely nothing about him at http://majcher.com , but if you google a bit, you can find a card game about polite bunnies that he made.
Nichole Bennett (Director) researches science communication in the Ph.D. program with The Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas. She is also an improv performer, instructor, director, and technical designer and has won three B. Iden Payne awards. Nichole teaches improv to neurodivergent youth through The Hideout Theatre’s Building Connections Program and created STEMprov, where she teaches scientists improv to boost their communication skills (http://stemprov.org)
Christopher Anderson (Artistic Director / Director) is the founder of Fox Den Theatre Company. He considers it a privilege to be able to work consistently with Austin’s talented artists, and is grateful to all of the members of Fox Den productions, past, present, and future.