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Productions

The Burial At Thebes

When Antigone goes against her uncle’s wishes – newly crowned King Creon – and buries her brothers body after a brutal civil war, a chain of events are trigger that catapult us toward a tragic, ruthless and moving finale.

 

Seamus Heaney’s new translation of Sophocles great tragedy, Antigone, is brought to life in an urgent, compelling and contemporary new production.

 

 

Theatre Run

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, New Athenaeum Theatre, November 2016

 

 

Credits

Directed by Gareth Nicholls

Written by Seamus Heaney

Designed by Gillian Slater

Lighting Design by Benny Goodman

Sound by Jamie Ford

Reviews

“Nicholls’ expansive contemporary dress production begins like a film noir…[but] focus’ on how a woman’s power can be destroyed, either by a domineering patriarchy or by the willingness of a matriarchy to accept it”

- The Herald

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