Antigone

Sophocles' Antigone

Antigone is a child of war, like too many in our world. She asked a simple question thousands of years ago that remains too difficult for us to answer even to this day, as so many recent events have demonstrated. What do we do with the body of a terrorist, a murderer, who has brought destruction, death and horror to our community when that terrorist is our brother. Our own flesh and blood?

Like Hamlet, Joan of Arc, Galileo and Sir Thomas More, Antigone inspires us with her courage, fortitude and impenetrable strength of conscience. She stands against the monolith and brings her society to a reckoning it sorely needs.

An exciting new adaptation written by stage icons Andrea Demetriades and William Zappa, along with Damien Ryan and Terry Karabelas of Sophocles’ Antigone.

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OPENING HOURS

27 - 29 October: 6pm - 8.30pm

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ADDRESS

Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601

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