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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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.