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I Am Antigone (Dream Up 2017)

From 2 critic and 3 member reviews
Members say: Confusing, Wordy, Absorbing, Ambitious, Indulgent

About the show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: This adaptation of Sophocles' drama presents the tale of Antigone from her point of view. More…

After performing burial rites for her beloved brother Polynices against Creon's decree, Antigone is condemned to be buried alive. There she lives to this day, impervious to time. And now she's telling us her story. 'I Am Antigone' speaks to every individual who dares to take a stand against tyrannical power, making the play a live fuse of a national meltdown.



70
The Reviews Hub

"A powerful new adaptation...The references are so scattered and seemingly random that the reason is lost without more clarity of explanation. Director Myriam Cyr does a fine job orchestrating the chorus and employing basic theatrical tropes to the production’s advantage, but this still reads as a work in progress...There are other issues to be taken with this play, but overall this is an extraordinarily relevant piece, and its strengths outweigh its flaws." Full Review


87
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if you are interested in absorbing theater, the classics,

Don't see it if you are looking for light, amusing, easy on ideas...


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