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Antigone (Anouilh)

"Its dimensions are noble, its intentions uncompromising"

Southwestern University, Texas

  • Full Length Play
  • Drama

  • Time Period: Greek; Roman & Biblical, Contemporary
  • Target Audience: Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18), Adult, Senior
  • Set Requirements: Bare Stage/Simple Set
  • Cautions: Mild Adult Themes

  • Performance Group:
  • Large Stage, Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Professional Theatre, Outdoor, Reader's Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups, College Theatre / Student
Produced in modern dress in New York with Katherine Cornell and Sir Cedric Hardwicke, the Galantiere version of the Greek legend comes from a Paris that suffered under the heel of tyranny. 

The play's parallels to modern times are exciting and provocative.

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"Its dimensions are noble, its intentions uncompromising."

 Southwestern University, Texas

Premiere Production: Galantiere's adaptation of Anouilh's Antigone was first presented on Broadway by Katharine Cornell in association with Gilbert Miller at the Cort Theatre in New York City on February 19, 1946. It was directed by Guthrie McClintic.
  • Casting: 8M, 4F
  • Casting Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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    ANTIGONE
    NURSE
    ISMENE
    HAEMON
    CREON
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    SECOND GUARD
    THIRD GUARD
    MESSENGER
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    Produced in modern dress in New York with Katherine Cornell and Sir Cedric Hardwicke, the Galantiere version of the Greek legend comes from a Paris that suffered under the heel of tyranny. The play's parallels to modern times are exciting and provocative.

    $24.95