Oedipus Rex (1960 - 1967)

Original id: 
Start date: 
15 January 1960
End date: 
31 March 1967
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Exact performance dates unverified: 15 January 1960 was the first performance; 4 November 1960 is listed as the 10th performance at Sadler's Wells and 31 March 1967 is listed as the 19th performance at Sadler's Wells (revived by John Blatchley with slightly different cast: see 1967 programme source ID )
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Stanley Clarkson Singer Tiresias
Jean Cocteau Librettist
Jean Daniélou Translator translated Cocteau's text into Latin
Colin Davis Conductor
Ronald Dowd Singer Oedipus
Denis Dowling Singer Speaker
Abd' Elkader Farrah (1926-2005) Designer
Raimund Herincx Singer Creon / Messenger
Patricia Johnson Singer Jocasta
Alberto Remedios Singer Shepherd
Michel Saint-Denis Director
Igor Stravinsky Composer
Carl Wildman Writer English version of the narration
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Sadler's Wells (London, Greater London, England) 15 January, 1960 to 31 March, 0967 Not continuous performance
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Sadler's Wells Theatre Programme 1967 Programme archive
APGRD Farrah Collection Archival collection archive

How to cite this production

Oedipus Rex (1960 - 1967), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/5109 <18 July 2024>