Oedi

Oedi
by Rich Orloff

Productions (116)
  • Comedy
  • 20 - 25 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m
  • Content Notes: Mild adult content
  • Set: A setting in Ancient Greece
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-258-1

Oedi
by Rich Orloff

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Productions (116)
  • Comedy
  • 20 - 25 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m
  • Content Notes: Mild adult content
  • Set: A setting in Ancient Greece

This farcical retelling of the Oedipus Rex story confronts the overlooked fact that if Oedipus married his mother, she had to be old enough to be his mother. When Oedipus' two advisors first explain to him that he married his mother, he's distraught. But Jocasta and the advisors only want to find a way to spin the story so that Oedipus looks good... (This play can also be performed as part of the full-length collection HA!)

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $45
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

*The per performance fee begins at $45. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

This farcical retelling of the Oedipus Rex story confronts the overlooked fact that if Oedipus married his mother, she had to be old enough to be his mother. When Oedipus' two advisors first explain to him that he married his mother, he's distraught. But Jocasta and the advisors only want to find a way to spin the story so that Oedipus looks good... (This play can also be performed as part of the full-length collection HA!)

  • Comedy
  • 20 - 25 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m
  • Content Notes: Mild adult content
  • Set: A setting in Ancient Greece
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-258-1

Published Reviews

"A funny, zippy Greece-meets-Borscht Belt take on Oedipus Rex."

The Miami Herald

"Just the right amount of silliness. As an audience, we are immediately engaged."

From the Birdsnest

"Straight out farce, full of laughs."

Lively Arts

"Packs in plenty of laughs. Thoroughly enjoyable."

Theater Online

"The story of Oedipus is translated into an on-going series of rim-shots, one-liners and burlesque: Sophocles meets the Marx Brothers."

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Production History

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DEC 03, 2017 - DEC 03, 2017
Theatre Wesleyan
Fort Worth, TX United States
Theatre Wesleyan Fort Worth, TX United States
NOV 09, 2017 - NOV 11, 2017
Rogers High School
Rogers, AR United States
Rogers High School Rogers, AR United States
NOV 03, 2017 - NOV 03, 2017
Rogers High School
Rogers, AR United States
Rogers High School Rogers, AR United States
OCT 26, 2017 - NOV 04, 2017
Strake Jesuit College Prep
Houston, TX United States
Strake Jesuit College Prep Houston, TX United States
MAY 02, 2016 - MAY 02, 2016
Strake Jesuit College Prep
Houston, TX United States
Strake Jesuit College Prep Houston, TX United States
MAR 04, 2016 - MAR 05, 2016
Jefferson High School Theatre Department
Rockford, IL United States
Jefferson High School Theatre Department Rockford, IL United States
MAR 04, 2016 - MAR 04, 2016
Lillian Osborne High School
Edmonton, AB Canada
Lillian Osborne High School Edmonton, AB Canada
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 05, 2015
Stanton College Prep School
St. Johns, FL United States
Stanton College Prep School St. Johns, FL United States
NOV 19, 2015 - NOV 21, 2015
Stanton College Prep School
Jacksonville, FL United States
Stanton College Prep School Jacksonville, FL United States
OCT 18, 2015 - OCT 18, 2015
The Naples Players
Naples, FL United States
The Naples Players Naples, FL United States
APR 24, 2015 - APR 25, 2015
Bea Wood Studio Theatre
Wichita Falls, TX United States
Bea Wood Studio Theatre Wichita Falls, TX United States
APR 16, 2015 - APR 19, 2015
Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT, VT United States
Green Mountain College Poultney, VT, VT United States
NOV 21, 2014 - NOV 22, 2014
Souhegan High School
Amherst, NH United States
Souhegan High School Amherst, NH United States
AUG 28, 2014 - AUG 29, 2014
State Fair Community College
Sedalia, MO United States
State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO United States
DEC 04, 2013 - DEC 04, 2013
Central College
Pella, IA United States
Central College Pella, IA United States
JAN 19, 2013 - FEB 02, 2013
Glenwood Community High School
Glenwood, IA United States
Glenwood Community High School Glenwood, IA United States
APR 26, 2012 - APR 28, 2012
Newton South High School
Newton, MA United States
Newton South High School Newton, MA United States
APR 20, 2012 - APR 21, 2012
Skyline Theatre
Longmont, CO United States
Skyline Theatre Longmont, CO United States
MAR 15, 2012 - MAR 17, 2012
Hickman High School
Columbia, MO United States
Hickman High School Columbia, MO United States
DEC 10, 2011 - DEC 10, 2011
Dillard Center For The Arts
Fort Lauderdale, FL United States
Dillard Center For The Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL United States
DEC 02, 2011 - DEC 02, 2011
Randolph School
Florence, AL United States
Randolph School Florence, AL United States
DEC 02, 2011 - DEC 02, 2011
Crystal River High School
Gainesville, FL United States
Crystal River High School Gainesville, FL United States
NOV 19, 2011 - NOV 19, 2011
Orange Park High School
Jacksonville, FL United States
Orange Park High School Jacksonville, FL United States
NOV 11, 2011 - NOV 12, 2011
Searcy High School
Searcy, AR United States
Searcy High School Searcy, AR United States
NOV 03, 2011 - NOV 05, 2011
Randolph School
Huntsville/Madison, AL United States
Randolph School Huntsville/Madison, AL United States
MAY 31, 2011 - MAY 31, 2011
Damonte Ranch High School Theatre
Reno, NV United States
Damonte Ranch High School Theatre Reno, NV United States
MAY 28, 2011 - MAY 28, 2011
North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre
Raleigh, NC United States
North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre Raleigh, NC United States
APR 28, 2011 - APR 30, 2011
Montgomery Bell Academy
Nashville, TN United States
Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville, TN United States
APR 11, 2011 - APR 11, 2011
Concordia College Theatre
Moorhead, MN United States
Concordia College Theatre Moorhead, MN United States
JAN 27, 2011 - JAN 28, 2011
CTE @ Tamalpais High School
Mill Valley, CA United States
CTE @ Tamalpais High School Mill Valley, CA United States
DEC 10, 2010 - DEC 10, 2010
University Of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, OK United States
University Of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK United States
OCT 12, 2010 - OCT 16, 2010
Hanford High School
Richland, WA United States
Hanford High School Richland, WA United States
JUL 31, 2010 - JUL 31, 2010
Longmont Theatre Company
Longmont, CO United States
Longmont Theatre Company Longmont, CO United States
MAY 10, 2010 - MAY 10, 2010
University Of Wisconsin- Whitewater
Jamesville, WI United States
University Of Wisconsin- Whitewater Jamesville, WI United States
MAY 05, 2010 - MAY 05, 2010
State Fair Community College
Sedalia, MO United States
State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO United States
MAR 21, 2010 - MAR 21, 2010
Morgantown High School
Morgantown, WV United States
Morgantown High School Morgantown, WV United States
FEB 06, 2010 - FEB 06, 2010
King's School Rochester
Rochester, United Kingdom
King's School Rochester Rochester, United Kingdom
JAN 21, 2010 - JAN 24, 2010
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School
Glyndon, MN United States
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School Glyndon, MN United States
MAY 24, 2009 - MAY 24, 2009
Command Performers - RAF High Wycombe's Drama Club
Cranwell, United Kingdom
Command Performers - RAF High Wycombe's Drama Club Cranwell, United Kingdom
MAY 05, 2009 - MAY 05, 2009
Sanford Syse Theatre
River Falls, WI United States
Sanford Syse Theatre River Falls, WI United States
APR 22, 2009 - APR 25, 2009
Eccles Theatre
Ogden, UT United States
Eccles Theatre Ogden, UT United States
APR 01, 2009 - APR 03, 2009
West Vancouver Secondary School
West Vancouver, BC Canada
West Vancouver Secondary School West Vancouver, BC Canada
FEB 05, 2009 - FEB 06, 2009
Corning East High School Drama Club
Corning, NY United States
Corning East High School Drama Club Corning, NY United States
JAN 22, 2009 - JAN 22, 2009
Rogers High School
Rogers, AR United States
Rogers High School Rogers, AR United States
JAN 08, 2009 - JAN 08, 2009
Richardson High School Theatre
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Theatre Richardson, TX United States
OCT 25, 2008 - NOV 01, 2008
Amherst County High School
Amherst, VA United States
Amherst County High School Amherst, VA United States
AUG 01, 2008 - AUG 31, 2008
Agua Fria UHSD Warehouse
Avondale, AZ United States
Agua Fria UHSD Warehouse Avondale, AZ United States
JUN 11, 2008 - JUN 12, 2008
Jamesville-DeWitt High School
DeWitt, NY United States
Jamesville-DeWitt High School DeWitt, NY United States
MAY 30, 2008 - JUN 07, 2008
California State University East Bay
Hayward, CA United States
California State University East Bay Hayward, CA United States
MAY 15, 2008 - MAY 17, 2008
N/A
Federal Way, WA United States
N/A Federal Way, WA United States
APR 11, 2008 - APR 12, 2008
University Of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO United States
University Of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO United States
APR 10, 2008 - APR 12, 2008
Flagler College Theatre Arts Department
St. Augustine, FL United States
Flagler College Theatre Arts Department St. Augustine, FL United States
APR 04, 2008 - APR 04, 2008
Thalia Theatre Club
Heidelberg, Germany
Thalia Theatre Club Heidelberg, Germany
FEB 05, 2008 - FEB 07, 2008
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL United States
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL United States
DEC 07, 2007 - DEC 08, 2007
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA United States
James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA United States
DEC 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
Randolph-Henry High School
Charlotte Court House, VA United States
Randolph-Henry High School Charlotte Court House, VA United States
OCT 18, 2007 - OCT 20, 2007
Wiess College
Houston, TX United States
Wiess College Houston, TX United States
JUN 01, 2007 - JUN 30, 2007
Farmington High School
Farmington, NM United States
Farmington High School Farmington, NM United States
MAY 06, 2007 - MAY 06, 2007
The Cascades Players
Estero, FL United States
The Cascades Players Estero, FL United States
APR 20, 2007 - APR 20, 2007
Harry D. Jacobs High School Drama Club
Algonquin, IL United States
Harry D. Jacobs High School Drama Club Algonquin, IL United States
APR 12, 2007 - APR 13, 2007
Ripon College Theatre Department
Ripon, WI United States
Ripon College Theatre Department Ripon, WI United States
MAR 08, 2007 - MAR 10, 2007
University Of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Theatre Dept.
Oshkosh, WI United States
University Of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Theatre Dept. Oshkosh, WI United States
FEB 03, 2007 - FEB 03, 2007
West Monona
Onawa, IA United States
West Monona Onawa, IA United States
JAN 26, 2007 - JAN 06, 2007
Or Shalom Theatre
London, ON Canada
Or Shalom Theatre London, ON Canada
JAN 20, 2007 - JAN 20, 2007
West Monona High School
Sioux City, IA United States
West Monona High School Sioux City, IA United States
NOV 17, 2006 - NOV 18, 2006
Souhegan High School
Amherst, NH United States
Souhegan High School Amherst, NH United States
AUG 19, 2006 - AUG 19, 2006
The Naples Players
Naples, FL United States
The Naples Players Naples, FL United States
MAY 26, 2006 - MAY 28, 2006
Saint John's Preparatory School Drama Guild
Lowell, MA United States
Saint John's Preparatory School Drama Guild Lowell, MA United States
MAY 25, 2006 - MAY 26, 2006
Noblesville High School
Noblesville, IN United States
Noblesville High School Noblesville, IN United States
MAY 11, 2006 - MAY 11, 2006
Westborough High School Auditorium
Westborough, MA 01778, MA United States
Westborough High School Auditorium Westborough, MA 01778, MA United States
MAY 11, 2006 - MAY 12, 2006
Livonia Stevenson High School
Livonia, MI United States
Livonia Stevenson High School Livonia, MI United States
MAY 04, 2006 - MAY 04, 2006
Cesar Chavez High School Drama Club
Laveen, AZ United States
Cesar Chavez High School Drama Club Laveen, AZ United States
APR 27, 2006 - APR 30, 2006
Paschall Theater
Nashville, TN United States
Paschall Theater Nashville, TN United States
APR 21, 2006 - APR 22, 2006
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL United States
Florida State University Tallahassee, FL United States
APR 20, 2006 - APR 23, 2006
Chadron State College Theatre Program
Chadron, NE United States
Chadron State College Theatre Program Chadron, NE United States
APR 14, 2006 - APR 16, 2006
Interlochen Center For The Arts
Interlochen, MI United States
Interlochen Center For The Arts Interlochen, MI United States
DEC 03, 2005 - DEC 04, 2005
Culver-Stockton College
Canton, MO United States
Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO United States
NOV 09, 2005 - NOV 13, 2005
Muskingum College Theatre
New Concord, OH United States
Muskingum College Theatre New Concord, OH United States
OCT 15, 2005 - OCT 15, 2005
Northwestern High School
Rock Hill, SC United States
Northwestern High School Rock Hill, SC United States
JUN 07, 2005 - JUN 19, 2005
GEM Productions
Montreal, QC Canada
GEM Productions Montreal, QC Canada
MAY 06, 2005 - MAY 06, 2005
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield, MA United States
Greenfield Community College Greenfield, MA United States
APR 21, 2005 - APR 23, 2005
Weber State University
Ogden, UT United States
Weber State University Ogden, UT United States
APR 01, 2005 - APR 01, 2005
Ancaster High School
Ancaster, ON Canada
Ancaster High School Ancaster, ON Canada
MAR 03, 2005 - MAR 05, 2005
Carmel High School
Carmel, IN United States
Carmel High School Carmel, IN United States
FEB 20, 2005 - FEB 21, 2005
Mayfield Secondary School
Caledon, ON Canada
Mayfield Secondary School Caledon, ON Canada
JAN 15, 2005 - JAN 16, 2005
Arts Council Of The Conejo Valley
Thousand Oaks, CA United States
Arts Council Of The Conejo Valley Thousand Oaks, CA United States
DEC 08, 2004 - DEC 08, 2004
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN United States
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, MN United States
DEC 06, 2004 - DEC 06, 2004
Massachusetts College Of Liberal Arts
North Adams, MA United States
Massachusetts College Of Liberal Arts North Adams, MA United States
NOV 18, 2004 - NOV 19, 2004
Theater Siena
Adrian, MI United States
Theater Siena Adrian, MI United States
NOV 11, 2004 - NOV 20, 2004
NVCC-NoVa Woodbridge Theatre Group
Woodbridge, VA United States
NVCC-NoVa Woodbridge Theatre Group Woodbridge, VA United States
OCT 22, 2004 - OCT 25, 2004
Palo Verde High School
Las Vegas, NV United States
Palo Verde High School Las Vegas, NV United States
OCT 01, 2004 - OCT 17, 2004
Big Deal Theater
Ross, CA United States
Big Deal Theater Ross, CA United States
SEP 09, 2004 - SEP 11, 2004
Mercury Players Theatre
Madison, WI United States
Mercury Players Theatre Madison, WI United States
AUG 19, 2004 - AUG 21, 2004
Subversive Intelligence Theatre Club
Boulder, CO United States
Subversive Intelligence Theatre Club Boulder, CO United States
MAY 27, 2004 - MAY 29, 2004
Community Council on the Performing Arts
Nevada, MO United States
Community Council on the Performing Arts Nevada, MO United States
MAY 12, 2004 - MAY 15, 2004
Etcetera Productions
New York City, NY United States
Etcetera Productions New York City, NY United States
MAY 07, 2004 - MAY 09, 2004
Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy
Aurora, IL United States
Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy Aurora, IL United States
MAR 19, 2004 - APR 24, 2004
Hickman High School
Columbia, MO United States
Hickman High School Columbia, MO United States
DEC 10, 2003 - DEC 12, 2003
Lassen High School
Susanville, CA United States
Lassen High School Susanville, CA United States
DEC 05, 2003 - DEC 05, 2003
Berea College APO Honors Society
Berea, KY United States
Berea College APO Honors Society Berea, KY United States
DEC 04, 2003 - DEC 04, 2003
Santa Clara University, Center Of Performing Arts
Santa Clara, CA United States
Santa Clara University, Center Of Performing Arts Santa Clara, CA United States
DEC 03, 2003 - DEC 05, 2003
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory
Houston, TX United States
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Houston, TX United States
OCT 03, 2003 - OCT 04, 2003
Bradley University
Peoria, IL United States
Bradley University Peoria, IL United States
SEP 24, 2003 - NOV 15, 2003
Shadowbox Cabaret
Columbus, OH United States
Shadowbox Cabaret Columbus, OH United States
JAN 01, 2003 - DEC 31, 2003
Tenafly High School
Tenafly, NJ United States
Tenafly High School Tenafly, NJ United States
JAN 01, 2003 - DEC 31, 2003
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL United States
University of Chicago Chicago, IL United States
JAN 01, 2003 - DEC 31, 2003
Shadowbox Cabaret
Columbus, OH United States
Shadowbox Cabaret Columbus, OH United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Theatre of Western Springs
Western Springs, CO United States
Theatre of Western Springs Western Springs, CO United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
The Naples Players
Naples, FL United States
The Naples Players Naples, FL United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Taravella High School
Coral Springs, FL United States
Taravella High School Coral Springs, FL United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Edison High School
Alexandra, VA United States
Edison High School Alexandra, VA United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Neighborhood Playhouse
New York, NY United States
Neighborhood Playhouse New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1999 - DEC 31, 1999
Vineyard Theatre
Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
Vineyard Theatre Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
JAN 01, 1998 - DEC 31, 1998
City Theatre
Miami, FL United States
City Theatre Miami, FL United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
New Hope Performing Arts Festival
New Hope, PA United States
New Hope Performing Arts Festival New Hope, PA United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
Carousel Theatre Company
New York, NY United States
Carousel Theatre Company New York, NY United States
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DEC 03, 2017 - DEC 03, 2017
Theatre Wesleyan
Fort Worth, TX United States
Theatre Wesleyan Fort Worth, TX United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
JAN 01, 2003 - DEC 31, 2003
Shadowbox Cabaret
Columbus, OH United States
Shadowbox Cabaret Columbus, OH United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Theatre of Western Springs
Western Springs, CO United States
Theatre of Western Springs Western Springs, CO United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
The Naples Players
Naples, FL United States
The Naples Players Naples, FL United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Neighborhood Playhouse
New York, NY United States
Neighborhood Playhouse New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1999 - DEC 31, 1999
Vineyard Theatre
Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
Vineyard Theatre Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
JAN 01, 1998 - DEC 31, 1998
City Theatre
Miami, FL United States
City Theatre Miami, FL United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
New Hope Performing Arts Festival
New Hope, PA United States
New Hope Performing Arts Festival New Hope, PA United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
Carousel Theatre Company
New York, NY United States
Carousel Theatre Company New York, NY United States