Antigone

23 Feb - 12 Mar 2016
The Hope Theatre
Matthew Parker orchestrates the whole with enormous panache and clarity
5
London Pub Theatres

When Antigone goes against the law of the land in burying her brother, she sets in motion a chain of events leading to the shattering of her family and the downfall of the house of Oedipus. Antigone charts one woman’s passionate fight against her oppressors and this new all-female version will be presented by a cast of 5, in a physical, musical and hauntingly beautiful retelling of the classic tale, shining a new light on Sophocles’ depiction of a patriarchal society.

Cast

Antigone: Cassandra Hodges
Creon: Amanda Bailey
Ismene/Messenger: Holly Campbell
Soldier/ Teiresias: Hester Kent
Hamemon/Euridice: LJ Reeves

Creatives

Producer: Tales Retold
Writer: Brendan Murray, from Sophocles
Composer: Maria Haik Escudero
Director: Matthew Parker
Designer: Rachael Ryan
Lighting Design: Tom Kitney
Sound Design: Paul Freeman
Stage Manager: Jo Abram
Assistant Producer: Amy Alexander
Assistant Director: Phil Croft
Publicity Photographer: Ben Galpin
Production Photographer: LHPhotoshots
Publicity Design: Luke Adamson
Casting Director: Benjamin Newsome

Matthew Parker orchestrates the whole with enormous panache and clarity

5
London Pub Theatres

Parker hasn’t missed a trick and evidently knows the space his actors are working in like the back of his hand

4
London Theatre 1

New & Exciting

4
Female Arts

Matthew Parker’s modern retelling breathes new life into the story in an all female production

4
Thrifty Theatre Thinker

Haunting & passionately performed

4
Everything Theatre