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  • Playwright

    Conall Morrison 

  • Adapted / Translated From


  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the original play by Sophocles.
  • Synopsis

    This adaptation sets the action in the contemporary Middle East and uses the story of Antigone's passionate defiance of her Uncle Creon's autocratic rule of law to investigate the current situation there and the West's response to it.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Chorus Simon O'Gorman
Antigone Pauline Hutton
Guard Donal Beecher
Messenger Louis Lovett
Haemon Dylan Tighe
Ismene Diane O'Keeffe
Creon Robert O'Mahoney
Tiresias Bosco Hogan
Eurydice Helena Walsh
Production Team  
Director Conall Morrison
Set Designer Sabine Dargent
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Producer Joan Mallon
Costume Designer Catherine Fay
Composer Conor Linehan
Director's Assistant Dina Leytes
Assistant Producer Diane Jackson
Production Manager Andy Keogh
Stage Manager Casey Norton
Assistant Stage Manager Hannah Solley
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
PR Janice McAdam
Graphic Design Alphabet Soup
Photography Ros Kavanagh

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    Storytellers Theatre Company

  • Address


Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Conall Morrison

  • Address

    c/o The National Theatre, 26 Lower Abbey St,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.