Antigone

25th - 27th October 1989

(by Sophocles)(at the Anglican Church)This play was first performed in German-occupied France and its theme is resistance to oppression. It is based on the Greek tragedy of Antigone, who tried to bury her brother’s corpse against the diktat of her uncle, Creon. Creon is a dictator, but defends his position on practical grounds. In spite of her love for Creon’s son, she chooses her part: to bury her brother and die.