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Antigone (Brecht/Malina)

Full-Length Play, Satire/Political Satire  /  5f, 5m

Bertolt Brecht, Sophocles , Judith Malina

(Applause Books). Sophocles, Holderlin, Brecht, Malina four major figures in the world's theatre have all left their imprint on this remarkable dramatic text. Friedrich Holderlin translated Sophocles into German, Brecht adapted Holderlin, and now Judith Malina has rendered Brecht's version into a stunning English incarnation. Available for the first time in English.
  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    5f, 5m
  • Duration
    Duration
    90 minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary
(Applause Books). Sophocles, Holderlin, Brecht, Malina four major figures in the world's theatre have all left their imprint on this remarkable dramatic text. Friedrich Holderlin translated Sophocles into German, Brecht adapted Holderlin, and now Judith Malina has rendered Brecht's version into a stunning English incarnation. Available for the first time in English.
Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Expandable casting
  • Room for Extras
Performing Groups
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

1st Sister

2nd Sister

Antigone

Ismene

Creon

Tiresias

Haemon

Guards

The Elders of Thebes

Messenger

Maids

  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Duration 90 minutes
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

Authors

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came ...
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Sophocles

Author

Judith Malina

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