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Oedipus at Palm Springs

Regional Premiere

By The Five Lesbian Brothers
Directed by Kathryn Wood

July 12 – 22, 2018

Gateway Theatre
215 Jackson Street  Map It

Star and co-director of last season’s hit Gertrude Stein and a Companion, Kathryn Wood returns to direct this hysterical and shocking comedy by the masters of lesbian wit.
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Lisa Kron talks to SF Gate about
Oedipus at Palm Springs

Lisa Kron talks to SF Gate's Ruthe Stein
Lisa Kron talks to SF Gate’s Ruthe Stein about Oedipus at Palm Springs.
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Publicity Photos

Pictured L to R: Elaine Jennings as Prin and Jensen Power as Terri in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured L to R: Elaine Jennings as Prin and Jensen Power as Terri in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured L to R: Elaine Jennings as Prin and Jensen Power as Terri in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured L to R: Elaine Jennings as Prin and Jensen Power as Terri in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured (L - R) Eliza Gibson (Fran); Aj Davenport (Joni); Desiree Rogers (Con); Jensen Power (Terrie); Elaine Jennings (Prin) in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured (L – R) Eliza Gibson (Fran); Aj Davenport (Joni); Desiree Rogers (Con); Jensen Power (Terri);  Elaine Jennings (Prin) in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured L to R: Desiree Rogers as Con and Eliza Gibson as Fran in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured L to R: Desiree Rogers as Con and Eliza Gibson as Fran in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured: Desiree Rogers as Con in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured: Desiree Rogers as Con in OEDIPUS AT PALM SPRINGS by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Kathryn Wood. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). Photo by David Wilson.

Theatre Rhinoceros’ 41st Season, A Journey of Excitement!

For our 41st season as the longest-running LGBT anywhere, Theatre Rhinoceros presents three musicals, two new works, and a Broadway thriller as we take you on a journey of hope and excitement.

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Featured Artists

John Fisher

John Fisher is the Executive Director of Theatre Rhinoceros. He is the author of Action Hero which will make its world premiere at the Rhino in March, 2019.

Rhodessa Jones in a Black Hat

RHODESSA JONES is Co-Artistic Director of the acclaimed San Francisco performance company Cultural Odyssey. She is an actress, teacher, director, and writer. Ms. Jones is also the Director of the award-winning Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women and HIV Circle, which is a performance workshop designed to achieve personal and social transformation with incarcerated women and women living with HIV.

Season Brochure

Season Brochure