Jackleg Theater Project To Stage Sophocles' ANTIGONE

Jackleg Theater Project To Stage Sophocles' ANTIGONEThe Jackleg Theater Project, in association with San Francisco's Theater of Others, will stage Sophocles' Antigone June 22-July 1 at Royce Gallery.

2901 Mariposa Street (at Harrison Street) in San Francisco 94110. The production is directed by Theater of Others' Gaby Schneider. It runs for two weekends and seven performances only, June 22-23-24 and June 28-29-30, July 1. More information at to-sf.org.

Antigone is the third play in Sophocles' "Oedipus" trilogy chronicling the curse on the city of Thebes. After the death of King Oedipus, the city of Thebes falls into chaos, resulting in the deaths of Oedipus' two sons, Eteocles and Polynices. Since Polynices rebelled against the city, the new king, Creon, decrees that his body will not be properly buried, but be left to rot. Antigone, Oedipus' daughter and sister to the two brothers, disobeys her uncle Creon's decree and plots to bury Polynices. By her own private rebellion, Antigone brings on further deaths to the family, fulfilling the ancient curse against Thebes.

The usual home of Theater of Others is Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium, 220 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. The Jackleg Theater Project appears for the first time at Royce Gallery.

Cast

Tracy Baxter: Eurydice

Federico Edwards: Kreon

Yousuf Fauzan: Messenger

Harry Fahn: Haemon

Claire Fry: Ismene

Glenn Havlan: Chorus Leader

Haley Roth-Brown: Antigone

Gene Thompson: Tiresias

TICKETS: $15 at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3417629

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