Oedipus, King of Thebes (1729 - 1740)

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Start date: 
13 October 1729
End date: 
15 January 1740
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Production notes: 
The London Stage reports that Dryden and Lee's text was performed throughout the 1730s with slightly different casts and at different venues. A revised operatic version with music by Thomas Arne was staged in November 1740 (ID 6731).
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
[female] Berriman Actor Jocasta
[male] Boheme Actor Oedipus
[male] Milward Actor Haemon
[male] Ogden Actor Tiresias
James Quin (18c) Actor Creon
[male] Walker Actor Adrastus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Lincoln's Inn Fields (London, Greater London, England) 7 October, 1729
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
The London Stage, 1660-1800: A Calendar of Plays, Entertainments & Afterpieces … Book library 3.9, 83

How to cite this production

Oedipus, King of Thebes (1729 - 1740), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/6730 <14 April 2024>