Antigone


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(Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death

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The dance will echo the tragic unfolding of Antigone, Oedipus' daughter, who defies Creon's -- the ruler of Thebes -- rule to not bury her brother Polyneices as a means of punishment.
My favorite line is when Antigone says I share my love, not my hate ", reveals Faisal.
For 58-year-old Fedwa who came to Lebanon more than two years ago, Antigone is a symbol of perseverance.
EASTON -- Lunenburg native Mary Catherine Heelan, a member of the class of 2015 at Stonehill College, will play the role of Antigone in Stonehill Theatre Company's Fall 2014 production of "Antigone.
me as sexy governess, bending over, kneeling, but not as Antigone, her
Antigone, Northern Stage, until Saturday GREEK tragedies are not known for their action sequences.
An Arab version of the classical Greek play, Antigone , was recently brought to life on stage by a cast of students of Georgetown University in Qatar ( GU-Q) to an audience of 150 students, staff, faculty and family members.
Following the recent success of their latest sell-out productions, Antigone and Mammals, the Drama Society has recently returned from the National Student Drama Festival in Scarborough winning eight awards including Best Ensemble Performance (Road), Best Director (Ali Pidsley) and Sunday Times Playwriting Award (Lulu Raczka).
Like Antigone, she demands the corpse of her brother from an unrelenting ruler so that she can perform burial rites.
Despite the many features that ground Antigone in the particular political ideology of fifth-century Athens, Sophocles' Antigone has "spoken more to the modern imagination than any other Greek tragedy except perhaps his Oedipus the King.
Which Greek dramatist wrote plays on the subjects of Antigone, Oedipus and Electra?
The Liverpool theatre and film company presents the Greek tragedy Antigone in what is being described as an 'edgy new adaptation' at Valley Community Theatre.
But it wasn't going to stop me," says Deanne Kasokeo, Poundmaker band member and playwright of Antigone.
His latest novel, Invisible, repeats aspects of Sophocles's Antigone.
Angela Richter from Germany with TOD IN THEBEN, a play written by the Norwegian author Jon Fosse, which comprises the three great tragedies about the rise and fall of King Oedipus, his exile on Colonus and the dire fate of his daughter Antigone in a terse drama of great emotional density.