Blind written by Craig Wright directed by Lucie Tiberghien at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Pl) February 17-March 21, 2010 FEATURING: Veanne Cox, Seth Numrich and Danielle Slavick CREATIVE TEAM: Takeshi Kata (Scenic Design) ; Anne Kennedy (Costume Design) ; Matt Richards (Lighting Design:) ; Ryan Rumery and Christian Frederickson (Sound Design) ; Eugenia Furneaux-Arend (Prop Design) PRESS: “Craig Wright’s contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth, is a powerhouse production… the language is taut, the direction is gripping, and the performances leave everything out on the stage…Director Lucie Tiberghien weaves the intricate moments and the explosive with equal precision and draws extraordinary performances from her cast…this production is well worth catching.” – Reviewer’s Pick of the Week “Veanne Cox artfully charts the shifting emotions of Jocasta” – “Seth Numrich… in the role of Oedipus once again proves to be one of indie theater’s most dynamic performers.” – “Slavick moves very convincingly from the helpless waif to the grown woman who controls far more power than she expects.” –Talkin’ Broadway Off-Broadway SYNOPSIS: In this contemporary re-telling of Oedipus, a married couple slowly rediscovers the secret they thought they had buried deep within the cavities of their unconscious. The play explores the blindness of two individuals but also the blindness of a culture that now must confront its own folly.
From left, Danielle Slavick, Seth Numrich and Veanne Cox

From left, Danielle Slavick, Seth Numrich and Veanne Cox. Photography by Sandra Coudert

Seth Numrich and Veanne Cox

Seth Numrich and Veanne Cox. Photography by Sandra Coudert