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Oedipus Loves You

After Sophocles


  • Playwright

    Gavin Quinn  Simon Doyle 

  • Adapted / Translated From


  • Setting

    Modern-day suburbia

  • Synopsis

    A new text loosely based upon Oedipus Rex and Antigone, and set in a kind of contemporary, imaginary suburbia inhabited by characters called Oedipus, Antigone, Creon, Terisias and Jocasta who act out the story of a 'complicated' family history.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Jocasta Gina Moxley
Messenger Dylan Tighe
Creon Dylan Tighe
Tiresias Ned Dennehy
Sphinx Ned Dennehy
Antigone Ruth Negga
Oedipus Karl Shiels
Production Team  
Director Gavin Quinn
Set Designer Andrew Clancy
Producer Aoife White
Lighting Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Costume Designer Helen McCusker
Sound Designer Jimmy Eadie
Production Manager Joe Glasgow
Stage Manager Mags Mulvey
PR Nick Costello
Graphic Design . ConorAndDavid
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Audience Development Officer Anna Kamaralli
Props Margarita Corscadden

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Pan Pan

  • Address

    Curved Sreet
    Temple Bar, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 633 4493

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.