Antigone


This epic and lyrical reimagining of the classic Greek tragedy mixes ancient legend with modern perspective, resulting in a powerful exploration of generational damage, sisterly devotion and how we find hope in the most desperate of places.
Antigone at Barbican Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Barbican Theatre
Starts: Friday 20 March 2020
Closes: Wednesday 25 March 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 12+

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Synopsis


A contemporary retelling of the story of Antigone, her siblings and her city, specially commissioned for Guildhall School.


This epic and lyrical reimagining of the classic Greek tragedy mixes ancient legend with modern perspective, resulting in a powerful exploration of generational damage, sisterly devotion and how we find hope in the most desperate of places.


Written by Olivier Award winner Stef Smith, Antigone is Guildhall's first production directed by the School's multi-award winning new Vice-Principal & Director of Drama, Orla O'Loughlin.


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Postal address:
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

Box office tel: 020 7638 8891

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 20 March 2020

Closes:Wednesday 25 March 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Tuesday - 2-00pm

Wednesday - 2-00pm


Tickets


Standard:
£10

Concessions:
£5

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Creatives


Author: Stef Smith
Composer: Michael John McCarthy
Director: Orla O'Loughlin
Designer: Kai Fischer
Sound: Michael John McCarthy
Production: Guildhall School of Music & Drama

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