Actors of both theatres are playing roles in the stage, so a performance will be shown both on the Greek and Russian languages. Russian actor of the Vakhtangov Theatre Viktor Dobronravov who is 33 years old will play the main role.
After the premiere the staging will be shown in Athens and other Greek cities. In November the staging will be put on the Vakhtangov Theatre’s stage.
Sophocles’ play “Oedipus the King” which was written in 428-425 B.C. was recognized as an ideal tragedy in Aristotle’s Poetics and played a significant role in developing of ancient drama. The plot of the play was based on the Thebes Myths. The author is telling about a fate of Oedipus who was a son of Laius, the king of Thebes. A main character of the tragedy is a man who admitted his guilt and tormented himself because of his blame.