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Oedipus at Palm Springs Tickets & Information

New York Theatre Workshop

79 East 4th Street

(Between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) 

New York NY 10003 View on map

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Oedipus at Palm Springs Summary

Love! Valour! Lesbians! The Five Lesbian Brothers (comprised of writers/performers Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, and Lisa Kron) are back after a six-year absence with a sexy new take on a crusty old play. Oedipus at Palm Springs examines the real-life work of trying to love another person through the story of two long-term couples on a weekend trip to the desert paradise. When the Brothers magically mix the fun-loving surface of tanning, mixed drinks, golf and sports utility vehicles with a messy infrastructure of commitment, marriage, passion and motherhood they serve up a comedy so brave it will leave you not only shaken but stirred. Oedipus at Palm Springs is directed by Leigh Silverman, who recently directed Lisa Kron's Well at both the Public Theater and San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater.

Oedipus at Palm Springs marks the return of The Five Lesbian Brothers to New York Theatre Workshop. Previous productions at NYTW include Brides of the Moon (1997) and The Secretaries (1994).

Oedipus at Palm Springs Cast Members:

Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, Lisa Kron

Oedipus at Palm Springs Creative Team

Author: The Five Lesbian Brothers
Director: Leigh Silverman
Producer: New York Theatre Workshop
Press Agent: Richard Kornberg & Associates

Oedipus at Palm Springs Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours - including one 15 minute intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 14 and under. (Sexual themes; nudity.)
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
July 20, 2005 August 3, 2005

Box Office Hours

Tue - Sat: 1PM - 6PM (When there is a performance: 1PM - Curtain)
Sun: Closed (When there is a performance: 1PM - Curtain)

Tickets can only be picked up at the Box Office on the same day as the performance.

Note: The Box Office is located in the New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4th Street and handles tickets for both NY Theatre Workshop and 4th Street Theatre.