Opened: May 30, 2012
Closing: July 21, 2012

Antigone - 2012 - West End History , Info & More

Desperate to gain control over a city ravaged by civil war, Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone’s rebellious brother. Outraged, she defies his edict. Creon condemns the young woman, his niece, to be buried alive.

The people daren’t object but the prophet Teiresias warns that this tyranny will anger the gods: the rotting corpse is polluting the city. Creon hesitates and his fate is sealed.

Get Antigone Email Alerts

Be the first to get ticket offers, news, photos & more.

Eccleston Joins Cast Of ANTIGONE At National Theatre by Carrie Dunn - February 10, 2012

Jodie Whittaker makes her National Theatre debut in the title role and Christopher Eccleston plays Creon


Antigone has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1946, Broadway which opened in 1971, West End which opened in 2012, Off-Broadway which opened in 2015 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.



Recommended For You