Oedipus Rex storyboard

Oedipus Rex storyboard

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  • Oedipus
  • AHHH!
  • Laius
  • Oedipus at the crossroads when he kills Laius. He later finds out Laius is his father.
  • R I P Laius
  • Flash forward
  • We must find this person!
  • Creon
  • After Oedipus solves the Sphinx's riddle he becomes king of Thebes. 
  • The Oracle told me that we must find the person who murdered Laius to end this terrible plague.
  • Teiresias, you alone can tell us how to find the murderer. We are in your hands.
  • How dare you say that, Creon must   have put you up to this, so he could have the crown.
  • Oh how dreadful this is for me to say. You yourself are the very person you are looking for. 
  • And so they send for Teiresias, a blind prophet, to find the murderer.
  • Teiresias
  • Oh no, send for the escaped servant so he can confirm the stories and ease my worries.
  • Oh do not worry about prophecies, for Laius and I have fooled prophecy before.
  • Oedipus has worries about himself being the murderer and will send for the escaped servant
  • Jocasta
  • Messenger
  • Polybus is dead, but Oedipus he was not your father. I gave you to him from a Shepard.
  • Oh how terrible all this is, let me see light for the last time.
  • This is horrible for me to say, but I did give the Messenger the boy from the house of Laius.
  • Servant/ Shepard
  • R I P Jocasta
  • Old Wandering Oedipus
  • The terrible discovery that Oedipus was indeed the murderer of Laius, he decides it is best to be a wandering man for the rest of his days.
  • Poor Oedipus, what a horrible fate.
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