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Antigone

​September 18 – October 3, 2015

Antigone

by Jean Anouilh, adapted by Lewis Galantiere
September 18-October 3, 2015

Directed by Janet Kish and Produced by Andrea Patreau
Movement Direction by Jane Deluzio

This provocative adaptation of the Sophocles tragedy presents a world of honour, treachery and fateful consequences.

​Jean Anouilh’s modernized version uses the classic Greek tragedy Antigone to explore the disturbing moral dilemmas of our times.

CAST

Chorus
Antigone 
Ismene   
Haemon  
Creon  
Page   
Nurse     
Guards    
Eurydice     
Messenger

AMANDA CORDNER
KAYA BUCHOLC
CARLY TELFORD
CHRISTOPHER OSZWALD
SCOTT MOORE
CHRISTINA LEONARD
SARA STAHMER *
ERIK MRAKOVCIC
RENEE AWOTWI
PATRICK FOWLER
MARTHA BREEN
PATRICK FOWLER

CREATIVE/PRODUCTION TEAM

Director: Janet Kish
Producer: Andrea Patreau
Associate Producer: Carina Cojeen
Stage Manager: Christina Clarke
Assistant Stage Manager: Kaylen MacKenzie
Movement Direction:Jane Deluzio
Scenographer: Teodoro Dragonieri
Lighting Design by Kelsey Laine Jacobson
Costume Design by Martina Christensen and Brianne Christensen
Sound Design by Jeff Jones
Scenic Artist: Sara Ahmadieh Rad
Makeup Artist:  Eleanor MacVeigh

* appears with the permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association

SPECIAL EVENTS

Art Installation:  We invite you to peruse our Antigone themed art installation created by the renowned multi-discipline artist Teodoro Dragonieri in collaboration with Sara Ahmadieh Rad.  This exhibition in the Alumnae Theatre’s lobby will be up for the run of the show.

Opening Night Reception:  Meet the actors and production team in the lobby at the end of the show on opening night – Friday, September 18th.  Light refreshments will be served.

Social Media Night: On Saturday, September 19th, we invite our audiences sitting in the last three rows of the house to text, tweet and send messages via Facebook about and during the performance. No flash photography, please.

Women of Courage: In the spirit of Antigone, you are invited to join us at 12 noon on Sunday, September 20th for our pre-matinee panel discussion introducing you to six ordinary women who have exhibited extraordinary courage.  Moderated by Alumnae Member Marinka Yossifon, guest panelists include:
Meagan Tuck – singer and actor living as an amputee
Rachel Lauren Clarke – trans-woman and LGBTQ activist
Tessa Hill and Lia Valente – 14 year old sex education activists (“We Give Consent”)
Tasvinder Kaur – exiting from an arranged marriage
Andrea Patreau – overcoming mental illness.

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