Oedipus’s arrival in Thebes (Egypt, NOT the Greece you might be expecting) ushers in rapid-fire technological advancement, but solving the the city’s inequality and corruption prove to be riddles more vexing than any sphinx in this cutting political allegory by celebrated—and banned in his native Egypt—playwright Ali Salem. The Comedy of Oedipus: You’re the One…

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Commonwealth Theatre Center is proud to welcome audiences for the opening of our merged company’s 41st season with an uproarious French comedy. September 22 – October 1 Tartuffe by Molière, adapted by Richard WIlbur directed by Charlie Sexton Tartuffe visits the house of a wealthy nobleman and his mother, both of whom are blinded by the pious façade that the rest of…

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