Texas Woman’s University Drama Department presents ‘ANTIGONE’

Oct. 12-16

Wednesday Friday & Saturday at 8 pm Thursday at 4 pm with 2 pm matinees on Saturday & Sunday

Antigone, directed by TWU associate professor Steven Young, tells the story of a young woman
and her single-minded desire to bury the body of her traitorous older brother, even though the
law has forbidden this act with capital punishment. In this politically charged, 20th century
adaption of Sophocles’ classic, Antigone struggles to do what is right even in the face of a
tyrannical law. TWU Drama has reset Anouilh’s classic play in a nightclub in Nazi-occupied
Paris. The patrons of the club take on the classic roles of Antigone, Ismene and Creon under the
oppressive presence of occupation soldiers. As the play progresses, the citizens of occupied Paris
and Antigone face the same impossible question: Which should we follow, the law or our

Redbud Theater Complex on the TWU Campus

Ticket price: $10 adults $5 students/seniors

Ticket Info: http://www.twu.edu