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by Greg Banks
Based on the story by Sophocles

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    Click here to receive a free copy of the script when Antigone becomes available.

    It takes guts to stand up to the most powerful man in the country. Especially when you’re 15. After both of her brothers kill each other in opposing sides of a war, Antigone dares to defy her uncle, King Creon, by burying her ‘traitor’ brother. When Creon discovers that Antigone has performed the burial despite his command, he orders her to be walled up in a cave alive thus starving her to death. Creon does not listen to the pleadings of Ismene, Antigone’s sister, nor his son Haemon, who is engaged to Antigone. Haemon goes to Antigone’s cave, sees that she has hung herself and kills himself as well. Hearing this, his mother also takes her own life at the fateful end of this Greek tragedy.

    Sophocles, author
    Greg Banks, playwright

    32 pgs. 5 female, 6 male +ensemble (Doubling is possible)
    Originally produced in CTC’s 02-03 season
    Audience Recommendation: 13+ 

    Click HERE to request a performance license.

    “When [Antigone] casts those burning eyes into the audience and proclaims that ‘What a person can do, a person ought to do,’ it makes you want to run out and paint a picket sign for whatever you happen to believe in.” –St. Paul Pioneer Press

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