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Troupe gives 'Oedipus' a sly, sexy twist

Maureen Angelos (left), an original member of the Five Lesbian Brothers, stars in 'Oedipus at Palm Springs,' which opens Thursday at the Boston Center for the Arts. Angelos plays Prin, who is dating Terri (played by Vanessa Soto). Maureen Angelos (left), an original member of the Five Lesbian Brothers, stars in "Oedipus at Palm Springs," which opens Thursday at the Boston Center for the Arts. Angelos plays Prin, who is dating Terri (played by Vanessa Soto). (josh reynolds for the boston globe)
By Terry Byrne
Globe Correspondent / October 23, 2007

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The Greek tragedy "Oedipus," with its themes of incest and patricide, doesn't seem an easy fit for the sly satire that's become a trademark of the Five Lesbian Brothers. Yet "Oedipus at Palm Springs," a darkly humorous take on the tale by the New York-based theater troupe/writing collective known for skewering sexual stereotypes, is the centerpiece of the Theater Offensive's ... (Full article: 831 words)

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