Staged Reading: "Antigone" by Jean Anouilh


Event date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Event Location

493 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30601

Avid Bookshop presents a staged reading of Jean Anouilh's play "Antigone" on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ** There is a $5 suggested donation for attendees. ** 

Buy the play from Avid here: http://www.avidbookshop.com/book/9780413695406

Jean Anouilh's play "Antigone" is a tragedy inspired by Greek mythology and the play of the same name ("Antigone" by Sophocles). The play was first performed in Paris at the Théâtre de l'Atelier on February 6, 1944, during the Nazi occupation. At the end of a vicious civil war, Antigone defies the king's edict by digging a grave for her brother Polynices, an act of treason punishable by death. The play explores themes of responsibility, justice, and authority with candor, philosophy and brutal passion.

CAST LIST
Chorus - G. Derek Adams
Antigone - Emily Myers
Nurse - Geneviève Esquivié 
Ismene -  Bryn Meredith Adamson
Haemon - Patrick Najjar
Creon - Richard Wayne Chaney
First Guard (Jonas) - Sean Polite
Second Guard - Todd Curless
Third Guard - Jayne Lockhart
Messenger/Page - Tom von Dohlen
Eurydice - Nova Todd

Antigone (Methuen Student Editions) Cover Image
By Jean Anouilh, Ted Freeman (Editor), Barbara Bray (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780413695406
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Methuen Drama - February 4th, 2009

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