Antigone (Drama Classics)

Cast: 3f 5m plus chorus

Staging: Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 85 pages ISBN: 9781854592002Publication Date:
29 Sep 2000
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
EPUB, 85 pages ISBN: 9781780012650Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
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First Staged:
c.441 BC

Antigone (Drama Classics)

By Sophocles Translated by Marianne McDonald

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The first great 'resistance' drama - and perhaps the definitive Greek tragedy.

Creon, the King of Thebes, has forbidden the burial of Antigone's brother because he was put to death as a traitor to the crown. Despite being engaged to Creon's son Haemon, Antigone disobeys the King and buries her brother. Enraged, Creon condemns Antigone to death and buries her alive in a cave. The prophet Teiresias warns Creon against such rash actions, and eventually Creon relents – but when he goes to release Antigone it is too late: she has already hanged herself.

This version of Sophocles' Antigone is translated and introduced by Marianne McDonald. It is also available in the collection Greek Tragedy: Three Plays.

Set Text >> Antigone is a set text for AQA Drama and Theatre Studies A/AS Level.

Cast: 3f 5m plus chorus

Staging:Minimal set

Professional Rights: Yes

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 85 pages ISBN: 9781854592002Publication Date:
29 Sep 2000
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
EPUB, 85 pages ISBN: 9781780012650Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Sophocles:

Oedipus
Electra (Sophocles)
Antigone
Greek Tragedy: Three Plays

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Also by Marianne McDonald:

The Oresteia
Andromache
Electra (Sophocles)
Electra (Euripides)
Hecuba

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