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Obskene by The Talking Band

About the show

"Obskene" is the Greek term for "off-stage" and is the basis for the word "obscene": it refers to the horrendous and unseen acts of violence that happen off-stage but are never depicted in Greek tragic plays.

OBSKENE is a new play conceived and directed by Tina Shepard and written in concert with 8 playwrights, including Marcus Gardley, David Greenspan, Sidney Goldfarb, John Jesurun, Ellen Maddow, Deb Margolin, Lizzie Olesker, and Paul Zimet.

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Credits

Conceived and Directed by Tina Shepard

Writers: Aeschylus, Euripides, Marcus Gardley, Sidney Goldfarb, David Greenspan, John Jesurun, Ellen Maddow, Deb Margolin, Lizzie Olesker, Seneca, Paul Zimet

Lighting Design: Lenore Doxsee
Set Design: Lenore Doxsee and Tina Shepard
Sound Design: Chris Giarmo
Video: Andrew Lazarow

Stage Manager: Kevin Hourigan
Assistant Stage Manager: Nick Smerkanich
Intern: Matt Phillips

With Andrew R. Butler, nicHi douglas, Carlos Ibarra*, John Kurzynowski*, Jake Margolin, Anastasia Olowin, Chinaza Uche*

*Actors appear courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.

Tickets

$20 General

$15 Student/Senior

20% off with code SENECA for purchases made before Nov 1.

No late seating.

Nov 1 - 17

Wed - Sat @ 8:30pm
Sat & Sun @ 5pm

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