Photo Flash: First Look at Jean Anouilh's ANTIGONE at A Noise Within
A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a world premiere adaptation of Jean Anouilh's ANTIGONE, translated and directed by ANW Resident Artist Robertson Dean, playing now through November 20, 2015 (opens on September 26). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!This is only the second English language translation of the play since its American premiere in 1945. Now, with special permission from the Anouilh Estate, A Noise Within Resident Artist Robertson Dean's adaptation marks the world premiere of a new version of this spellbinding play, written for a 2015 audience. The cast includes Emily James* as ANTIGONE, Eric Curtis Johnson* as Creon, Brick Patrick* as Haemon, Lorna Raver as Nurse, Kyla Garcia* as Ismene, Steve Weingartner* as Guard, and Inger Tudor* as Chorus. * Denotes member of Actors' Equity. Anouilh's reimagining of the Greek classic roars with dramatic power -- and poses questions about choosing between personal values and those of the larger society in which we live One of theatre's most compelling heroines (known to audiences in both the Sophocles and Anouilh versions), ANTIGONE accepts her fate with fearless grace - and dares herself and the audience to rise to the greater good.
Single ticket prices for ANTIGONE start at $44.00. Contact the A Noise Within box office in person, via phone at 626-356-3100, or online at www.ANoiseWithin.org for updated pricing and seat availability. A Noise Within is located on the corner of Foothill Boulevard and Sierra Madre Villa Avenue at 3352 East Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107.
Photo Credit: Craig Schwartz
Stephen Weingartner (Guard) behind Inger Tudor (Chorus)
Emily James (ANTIGONE) and Kyla Garcia (Ismene)
Stephen Weingartner (Guard) and Emily James (ANTIGONE)
Emily James (ANTIGONE) and Stephen Weingartner (Guard)