Oedipus Schmoedipus: A Bloodbath Blending Live Art, Theatre and Contemporary Performance

Why We Recommend it

This joyful, dark, funny and irreverent performance is about death in all its forms; real death, fake death, and death as portrayed in world’s great theatre classics.


A collaboration between by Australian performance company Post and HKRep, this is the Cantonese premiere of Oedipus Schmoedipus, a lauded theatre show revolving around death. Resurrecting multiple murders and suicides, the performance piles up classic dramatic death scenes into an accessible, fun-filled, engaging new spectacle with plenty of blood and gore.

Oedipus Schmoedipus is performed as a part of the Hong Kong International Black Box Festival, a theatre festival curated and presented by the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre and West Kowloon Cultural District.

Oedipus Schmoedipus is performed in Cantonese with English subtitles.


When: 26 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018 Where: HkRep Black Box Theatre, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre – 345 Queen's Road Central – Sheung Wan