Showing posts from January, 2017

Oedipus WRECKs

Oedipus Rex is a delightful Greek play (to say the least) penned by legendary Greek playwright- Sophocles, which is set over 3 Acts that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "I love my mommy".
It is a Greek tale that questions all logic and leads one to believe that sometimes, running from point A to get to point B can give birth to 'problem Z' and- should therefore, be never undertaken unless one has a greater and deeper understanding of the world of mathematically being screwed over by the Gods.

Over the course of the past 2-ish weeks my English Lit. class has just delved into the mesmerizing world of incest, road rage, divine retribution (that can not be questioned duh.), amnesia, and blind men who could take you down.

After reading 2 scenes from the play our class figured it would be fun to try and recast new actors to act out the the original play and being the 'Game of Thrones' addict that I am, I decided to cast an all-star cast exclusively from th…