Staged Reading of Antigonick at the TPP Conference

19 June, 2014

PHILO-PERFORMANCE:

 

ANTIGONICK

by Sophokles, translated by Anne Carson

 

A PUBLIC READING AND DISCUSSION

CURATED BY BEN HJORTH

TO BE HELD DURING THE TPP CONFERENCE ON

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, AT 2:00PM

IN THE AMPHITÉÂTRE RICHELIEU

CAST

 

Antigone ________________________________________________ Avital Ronell

Ismene sister of Antigone  _____________________________ Elisabeth Angel-Perez

Kreon king of Thebes ________________________________________ Judith Butler
Haimon son of Kreon & Eurydike ____________________________ Karen Shimakawa

Eurydike wife of Kreon, mother of Haimon  _______________________  Freddie Rokem

Teiresias blind prophet of Thebes, led by a boy  ____________  Opie Boero Imwinkelried

Guard ________________________________________________ Timothy Murray

Messenger _____________________________________________________ Paul Monaghan

Chorus of old Theban Men ____ Laura Cull, Jon McKenzie, and conference audience

Nick a mute part, [always onstage, he measures things]  ___________________  Ben Hjorth

 

John Ireland will facilitate the post-reading discussion.

Thanks to assistant Jeanne Schaaf and conference co-organizer Anna Street

 

For more information, please visit the TPP website: http://tpp2014.com/philo-performance-antigonick-by-sophokles-translated-by-anne-carson/

 Registration ends tomorrow! All are welcome.

Illustrations by Bianca Stone, used by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp

 

 

 

 

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