The story of Oedipus Rex told from Jocasta's point of view. In Act 1, a strong drama traces her journey from 15 to 50. In Act 11, a modern day cosmetics queen faces the same dilemma, but chooses another resolution. (Variable cast. Can be done with 2F, 3M. First and second act can also be done as separate one-act plays.)

  • minimalist drama
  • 95
  • 3 total
  • 1 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 30s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 13

EXTRACT: Then this morning, when I woke up I crept out of bed to pee and when I turned back to the bed he lay there, asleep. And it seemed to me Apollo lay in my bed. This godlike creature twisted in the sheets of my bed. And I tried to slip back into bed but the movement must have disturbed him and I was terrified that he could now see me bare, in the morning light. Who wants their young lover to see them naked in the morning light?

Adult themes, Adult language

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