Acting Thesis: Small Tragedy
Student Event
Acting Thesis: Small Tragedy
Columbia University School of the Arts presents Small Tragedy by Craig Lucas, an acting thesis production directed by Danny Sharron.
Lenfest Center for the Arts - The Flexible Performance Space
November 17, 2023 | 8:00 pm
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Featured Cast

Zachary Roa
Sarah Chalfie
Charles Denton
Revon Yousif
Sahil Dhaliwal
Mollee Barse

Creative Team

Craig Lucas
Danny Sharron
Ares Harper
Assistant Director
Sarah Bedwell
Alexander Woodward
Scenic Designer
Angela Harner
Costume Designer
Nick Solyom
Lighting Designer
Liv Rigdon
Props Designer


Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W 129th St
New York, NY

About The Performance

Columbia University School of Arts MFA Acting Cohort of 2024 presents Craig Lucas’ Small Tragedy, directed by Danny Sharron.

Backstage relationships and global politics unexpectedly collide during an amateur production of Oedipus Rex. This powerful, touching, and rich comedy from Craig Lucas insists, gently, but an insistence nonetheless, that the everyday tribulations and triumphs of contemporary life are worthy of staging in the same way as the celebrated works of Sophocles. As tensions among actors in Oedipus grow, reality indeed begins to emulate art in surprising ways.

This play has a runtime of two hours and contains verbal descriptions of violence committed during the Yugoslav Wars, including references to sexual assault.

For more information, please visit the event website.

Image: Lenfest Center for the Arts