Taylor Theatre Playbills

Title

Antigone

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Description

The playbill for Taylor University’s Spring 1972 performance of Antigone by Sophocles, (translated by Jean Anouilh).

In this story, the bold yet cursed princess Antigone, daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, chooses to confront her unmovable uncle/king about his decision to dishonor her brother by refusing his burial. Her choice to defy him shocks the entire city of Thebes. Ultimately, all concerned, including the audience, are forced to wrestle with the relationship of divine law to human laws.

This is one of three plays performed at Eastbrook Middle School Cafetorium because of the destruction of Shreiner Auditorium in Helena Music Hall. Helena Music Hall was destroyed in a fire January 20, 1972. The next building to host Taylor theatre on campus was the Little Theater in the 1972-73 school year.

Artistic Director

Jessica Rousselow

Publication Date

4-13-1972

City

Upland, IN

Keywords

Greek tragedy, tragedy, translations, drama, Sophocles, Shreiner Auditorium, Helena Music Hall, Eastbrook Middle School Cafetorium

Disciplines

Acting | Arts and Humanities | Dance | Education | Higher Education | Playwriting | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History

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