Schools Tour

This year‘s play is Antigone

$900  One performance
$1700  Two performances

Written by Adapted from Sophocles by Ian Finley

On tour March 7 - 11, 2016

Run time: 55 minutes plus Talkback, as needed

Directed by Jennifer Markowitz



A civil war has just ended in Thebes. Antigone’s brother, Polyneices and Eteocles are both killed in battle. But Kreon, Antigone’s uncle and the new ruler of Thebes, rules that only Eteocles be properly and honorably buried, while Polyneices, called a traitor, remain uncovered, beyond the city walls. Antigone goes against Kreon’s order, burying Polyneices. Ritual and gender politics are challenged in this exciting new adaptation. 

Performances can take place morning or afternoon.  The production is flexible and self-contained; all we need is a bare stage.  Performances followed by a talkback with actor and director, and accompanied with a study guide for the performance.  For more information, call 919-834-4001 or email Education Director Jennifer Markowitz at



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