Oedipus the King
Sophocles - Delprato

Oedipus the King

Croatian Drama CNT Ivan pl. Zajc, Rijeka and Rijeka City Puppet Theatre

Oedipus the King is a fundamental theater work of the European cultural circle, Sophocles ’most significant drama used by Aristotle as the best example to explain the idea of ​​tragic destiny.

Performed in croatian.

1 hour and 15 minutes

Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King is the fundamental work of the theatre belonging to the European cultural sphere, Sophocles’ most significant play that Aristotle used as the best example for the explanation of the idea of a tragic destiny. One of the most awarded artists from Cordoba, Luciano Delprato, will offer a contemporary reading the classical drama literature, thus bringing this school reading list title closer to the young audience. With the help of the new media, puppet theatre an animation of objects, this chamber production will make Oedipus the King important for those who encounter this title for the first time, but also those who are well acquainted with all the complexity of Greek tragedies. We can easily announce this staging of Oedipus the King as a classic for new generations, those who will be able to read Sophocles as their contemporary, and not as a dusty reading list title.

Director and author of adaptation

Luciano Delprato


Nikolina Židek


Nataša Antulov

Adaptation of costumes

Manuela Paladin Šabanović

Light Designer

Rafael Rodriguez

Assistant director

Ana Marija Brđanović / Noemi Dessardo

Puppet Designers

Stjepan Buković / Vladimir Tomić / Željko Kranjčević Winter / Rajna Gruden / Ana Blašković / Snježana Jurić


Edi Ćelić, Dean Krivačić  Mario Jovev, Alex Đaković, Nikola Nedić