Fusion Theatre's production merges two takes on the Sophocles classic: Jean Anouilh's 1944 political and moral drama, and Arthur Honegger's 1927 opera. More…
When her dead brother is declared a traitor, his body left exposed beyond the city walls, Antigone refuses to accept this most severe of punishments. Defying her uncle King Creon, she dares to say, "No." Forging ahead with a funeral alone, she places personal allegiance before politics, an act that triggers a cycle of destruction. Fusion Theatre draws its cast from a pool of classically trained actors who are also renowned opera singers in a production that features arias in addition to dialog,
See it if Seemed labour of love by self directing lead who, though good actress, was 2 old. Antigone MUST b a young woman. Opera thrown in 4 no reason
Don't see it if Was a lazy production-no effort w/staging, props, lighting or costume. Age of 2 "young lovers" being near 40 distracting/play makes no sense
See it if you want to sit through an amateur production (reminiscent of middle school or high school theater) to get an idea of the story of Antigone
Don't see it if The idea of blending opera and classic theater intrigues you and you'll be bummed if the execution falls flat. Also, there are only 4 songs.