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Antigone

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Prin Duignan 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar an dráma le Jean Anouilh.

  • Setting

    Thebes sa Ghréig, roimh aimsir Chríost.

  • Synopsis

    Based on the original 5th century BC play by Sophocles, this play takes place after the battle for Thebes in which both of Anigone’s brothers have been killed. The newly appointed king, Créon, decrees that while one brother is given a respectful burial, her brother Polynices is to be left as carrion for scavengers. Antigone chooses to attempt to bury Polynices, and is brought before Créon as a prisoner.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    12 November 2008

  • Production Notes

    Bhí Aisteoirí na nGleannta (The Glens Players) mar ainm ar an gcompántas seo go dtí 2007.

  • Producer

    Produced by Splódar

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Bhí an dráma seo ar chamchuairt ina dhiaidh sin i nGaillimh, i Liatroim agus i Maigh Eo.

Original Cast  
Creon Niall Cusack
Nain Rita Evelyn Smyth
Tráchtaire Noni Stapleton
Teachtaire Prin Duignan
Antigone Melanie Clark-Pullen
Ismene Mary Morris
Haemon Cillian Ó Donnchadha
Garda 2 Pól Mac a' tSionnaigh
Jonas Lochlann Ó Mearáin
Garda 2 Iorras Ó Gallchóir
Giolla Fionn Ó Riain
Eurydice Deirdre O'Meara
Garda 1 Michael Roper
Production Team  
Director Prin Duignan
Set Designer Dee Armstrong
Lighting Designer Philip McIntyre
Costumes Pam Ferguson
Music and Sound by Lúcás Mac Fhionnaile

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Proinnsíos Ó Duigneáin

  • Address

    Ionad na nGleannta
    Cluainín
    Co Liatroma
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    087 2109060

  • Email

    drumlin@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Proinnsíos Ó Duigneáin

  • Address

    Ionad na nGleannta
    Cluainín
    Co Liatroma
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    087 2109060

  • Email

    drumlin@eircom.net

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