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Antigone of Sophocles
Dr. Kathryn Syssoyeva, director of “Theatre and Society” – a project of the Dixie State University Department of Theatre –presents a public reading of Malina’s translation of Brecht’s “Antigone of Sophocles”, performed by students.
WHEN INDIVIDUAL CONSCIENCE COLLIDES WITH THE STATE
In 441 BCE, Sophocles premiered his masterpiece, ANTIGONE: a tragic drama of the colliding forces of government, conscience, resistance, and female power in a patriarchal world. In 1947, German playwright and director Bertolt Brecht translated and adapted Sophocles’ Antigone, with a prefatory scene that rooted the ancient drama in the Germany of WWII. In 1967, Brecht’s “Antigone of Sophocles” was in turn translated and adapted by American
Tickets $5.00 cash only at the door of the, Room for Thought, Kayenta Arts Village.
800 North Kayenta Pkwy, Ivins, UT 84738