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Oedipus Apparatus

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Performing Artists

Cara Barresi: Artemis
Will Bonfiglio: Creon
Maggie Conroy: Jocasta
Mitch Eagles: Oedipus
Michael Cassidy Flynn: Dr. Freud
Alicen Moser: Antigone
Carl Overly, Jr.: Tiresias
Ellie Schwetye: Sphinx
Joe Taylor: Apollo
Rachel Tibbetts: Athena/Priestess

Production Team

Deb Cashion: Set Decoration & Props

Lucy Cashion: Director & Playwright

Kristin Cassidy: Set Design, Decoration & Props
Mason Hunt: Assistant Stage Manager

Meredith LaBounty: Costume Design

Ben Lewis: Lighting Design
Joe Taylor: Composer

Wilson Webel: Stage Manager
Mark Wilson: Scenic Design

Production History

2017 September 12: in SIUE's Xfest at the Metcalf Student Experimental Theater 

2017 April 21-30: Union Avenue Church for West End Players Guild

Press & Recognition

2018 St. Louis Theatre Circle Award nomination - Outstanding New Play

2018 St. Louis Theatre Circle Award nomination - Outstanding Set Design, Kristin Cassidy

Judith Newmark, "West End Players Guild stages an imaginative 'Oedipus'" in St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Michelle Kenyon, "'Oedipus Apparatus' Is a Fascinating Experiment at West End Players Guild" in Snoop's Theatre Thoughts


Tina Farmer, "The Tenaciously curious 'Oedipus Apparatus' is part machine, part science, and an all-together compelling conundrum" in KDHX

Chuck Lavazzi in On STL


Steve Allen, "'Oedipus Apparatus' Brings Modern Concepts To Ancient Story At WEPG" in Stage Door St. Louis

Paul Friswold, "Oedipus Apparatus Is Too Much of a Not-Quite Good Thing" in Riverfront Times

Richard Green in Talkin' Broadway

Mark Bretz, "Much to Admire but Also Refine with 'Oedipus Apparatus'" in Ladue News

Gerry Kowarsky and Bob Wilcox on Two on the Aisle

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