Oedipus Rex (1931)

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Start date: 
21 April 1931
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Production notes: 
This production used marionette puppets, designed by Robert Edmond Jones and built by Remo Bufano. Two of these puppets (Oedipus (sighted) and Jocasta, both 8-foot) are held in the archival collections of Columbia University
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Remo Bufano Puppets Constructed the puppets designed by Robert Edmond Jones
Jean Cocteau Librettist
Robert Edmond Jones Designer
Igor Stravinsky Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Metropolitan Opera House (New York City, New York, United States) 20 April, 1931

How to cite this production

Oedipus Rex (1931), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/8307 <24 April 2024>