Antigone (Galantiere)

by  Lewis Galantiere, Jean Anouilh

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 4f

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 d…

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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 defen's his position on practical groun's. In'spite of her love for Creon's son, she chooses her part: to bury her brother and die.
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  • Setting: An open space

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8m, 4f
M8 (20s, middle age, 60s)
F4 (19, 20s, 60s)
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Lewis Galantiere

Lewis Galantiere

Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. After completing his early schooling, Anouilh studied law for a short time at the Sorbonne, and then worked as a copywriter at Publicité Damour. He also wrote comic scenes for the cinema. In 1929 he collaborated with Jean Aurenche on his first play, Humulus Le Muet ...

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