A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)

Opened 28 Nov 2013
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Field Day returns to The Playhouse to stage the world premiere of a new play for Derry by internationally acclaimed American stage and screen writer Sam Shepard, in which he gives a distinctive and compelling take on the Oedipus story. In a career spanning nearly 50 years, Sam Shepard has gained the critical regard, media attention, and iconic status enjoyed by only a rare few in American theatre. His stage work includes classics such as 'Buried Child', 'True West' and 'A Lie of the Mind', along with screenplays such as 'Paris, Texas' and 'Fool for Love'. This unique collaboration of theatre greats includes Nancy Meckler, former Artistic Director of Shared Experience who now directs regularly with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Stephen Rea, one of Ireland's most accomplished actors on stage and scree

Suitable for 16+