July 16-20, 1968
Director - Harold M. Eisenstein
Designer-Technical Director - Fred Thayer
Jean Anouilh's play Antigone is a tragedy inspired by Greek mythology and the play of the same name (Antigone, by Sophocles) from the fifth century B.C. In English, it is often distinguished from its antecedent by being pronounced similarly to its original French form [ɑ̃tiɡɔn], approximately on-tee-GONE.
The play was first performed in Paris at the Théâtre de l'Atelier on February 6, 1944, during the Nazi occupation. Produced under Nazi censorship, the play is purposefully ambiguous with regard to the rejection of authority (represented by Antigone) and the acceptance of it (represented by Creon). The parallels to the French Resistance and the Nazi occupation are clear, however.
Antigone (Anouilh play). (2017, June 17). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 17:48, June 19, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Antigone_(Anouilh_play)&oldid=786197308
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Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department, "Antigone" (1968). 1968 Summer Theatre. 1.