Act One Radio Drama

Act One Radio Drama – July 24, 2005

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Antigone by Jean Anouilh, in a new translation by Christopher
Nixon Starring: Elizabeth Marvel and Francis Guinan The body
of Polynices, Antigone’s brother, has been ordered to
remain unburied by Creon, the new king of Thebes.
Antigone’s faithfulness to her dead brother and his
proper burial, and her defiance of the dictator Creon,
seals her fate. Originally produced in Paris during
the Nazi occupation, Anouilh’s "Antigone" was seen by
the French as theatre of the resistance and by the
Germans as an affirmation of authority. Interview
with: Q & A with director Brendon Fox and translator
Christopher Nixon

By: Jean Anouilh, in a new translation by Christopher
Nixon
Starring: Elizabeth Marvel and Francis Guinan The body
of Polynices, Antigone’s brother, has been ordered to
remain unburied by Creon, the new king of Thebes.
Antigone’s faithfulness to her dead brother and his
proper burial, and her defiance of the dictator Creon,
seals her fate. Originally produced in Paris during
the Nazi occupation, Anouilh’s "Antigone" was seen by
the French as theatre of the resistance and by the
Germans as an affirmation of authority. Interview
with: Q & A with director Brendon Fox and translator
Christopher Nixon

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