REVIEW: Carcinus Rex (Auckland Fringe)

February 28, 2020
[Crab Pincers and Prophecies] Most of us have heard of the deeply unlucky Oedipus, whether we are familiar with Sophoclean tragedy or Freud’s infamous Oedipus complex. Devised by Stray Theatre Company, Carcinus Rex offers a loose, highly comic interpretation of the story: What destiny awaits Carcinus, best crab in Thebes?  A group of squabbling gulls narrate the opening sequence, introducing […]