🍩Oscar Isaac: Homebody Dad Edition✂️
Since COVID-19 Lockdown began, Oscar has been sheltering in place at home with his fam (including documentary film maker wife Elvira Lind and son Eugene) as Homebody Dad Oscar, possibly OP's favourite Oscar.
( Collapse )📖Oscar Isaac: Live Play Readings Edition💻
It's not just stealing donuts from his lifelong friend and PA Jay Catlett, and teaching his son his enviable guitar skills - Oscar is also doing his actual job (from afar)!Oedipus The King
On Thursday May 7th, 7-9:30pm EDT, Oscar will be performing/reading from Sophocles' 'Oedipus The King', in a series of dramatic readings "as a catalyst for powerful, guided conversations about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon individuals, families and communities."
The Zoom event from Theatre of War Productions is FREE
TO ATTEND (register here
). It will also feature performance readings by: Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, John Turturro, Frankie Faison, Glenn Davis, Marjolaine Goldsmith and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.
Meanwhile, Tuesday April 28th, 7:30-8:30pm EDT, Oscar Isaac and Marissa Tomei will be online with MCC Theatre performing the first in their virtual series, a benefit reading of Alan Browne's one-act play BEIRUT for their Be Our Light campaign. Marissa Tomei will be reprising her award-winning role of Blue which she first played and originated in 1987, and Oscar will be playing Torch."BEIRUT tells the story of a New York where those who have been diagnosed as carriers of the AIDS virus are forced to stay in a closed-off neighborhood. Following a young man named Torch (Isaac), who has no sign of AIDS except a positive blood-test result, and Blue (Tomei), an AIDS-free woman who sneaks into the forbidden zone to be with the man she loves."
Unfortunately all the early bird tickets are now sold out, but you can still purchase a $25 ticket if you wish to here
Sources: Elvira Lind Insta
, Archive Oscar
, Oedipus Project
, Nerds and Beyond
, Beirut MCC Theatre
, MCC Theatre Twitter
, BroadwayHope you're all keeping as well as you can and staying safe!