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Free webinar: Greek Tragedy in Rehearsal

Thursday, 11th August at 4 pm BST. This event will last for approximately 1 hour.

Digital Theatre's latest webinar, Greek Tragedy in Rehearsal, brings an exciting group of stellar theatre artists together to discuss how they'll be exploring the contemporary relevance of the ancient Greek tragedy, Oedipus Tyrannus, in their forthcoming workshop at Seattle Repertory Theatre. 

Our panel of experts will discuss:

  • Ideas and thoughts on the contemporary relevance of this ancient Greek tragedy.
  • The process of working with Timberlake Wertenbaker's vivid translation of the play.
  • The plays' complex themes of identity, adoption, the nature of self, the challenge of forgiveness, and the role of nature in reckoning with human transgressions. 

Simply fill out the form to register for this free online event. Can’t attend this event? Sign up to receive a free recording.

Meet our esteemed panel of Theatre practictioners

Carey Perloff

Carey Perloff

is a director, playwright, producer and educator who had a distinguished tenure as Artistic Director of the American Conservatory Theater from 1992-2018. She also ran the Classic Stage Company in New York, where she staged the World Premiere of Ezra Pound’s Elektra and collaborated with Harold Pinter on The Birthday Party

Dr Nike Imoru

Dr. Nike Imoru

is a classical actress, director, as well as a teacher. She has garnered multiple acting awards including Outstanding Actress (Seattle Footlights Award) Best Supporting Actress (People’s Choice, Broadway World), and Best Actress (Gypsy Rose Lee Award). 

John Douglas Thompson

John Douglas Thompson

is a multi-award-winning actor who has been hailed by The New York Times “as one of the most compelling classical stage actors of his generation”. He received rave reviews for his role in August Wilson’s Broadway play Jitney, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award.