Small Tragedy


Craig Lucas

Published by Samuel French Inc

3 Male 2 Female

Backstage and global politics unexpectedly collide during an amateur production of Oedipus. This powerful, timely play investigates the contemporary meaning and relevance of tragedy, launching a surprisingly funny, sharply pointed salvo directly at the heart of a generation

"Anyone who has ever fallen in love with an actor-or, for that matter, with theater itself-will find . a whole lot to cherish. Who could fail to be moved by the play's quiet insistence that

Greek tragedy can still serve as a guidepost on the rough road of life, that theater still has the power to help us wrest meaning from suffering?" ~ Variety

"Full of interest, intelligence, amusement, and spine-chilling verity'' ~ Village Vo

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