Oedipus, King of Thebes (1692)

Original id: 
6728
Start date: 
13 October 1692
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
The London Stage reports how Sandford mistakenly wounded Powell after being issued a real rather than a fake dagger by the properties man.
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English
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Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
George Powell Actor Adrastus
Henry Purcell Composer music for the incantation scene
Samuel Sandford Actor Creon
Venue Festival Dates Notes
British Museum, Lecture Theatre (London, Greater London, England) 28 September, 1692 in the Dorset Garden Theatre, or Drury Lane

How to cite this production

Oedipus, King of Thebes (1692), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/6728 <19 September 2019>