Antigone

With fierce originality, this powerful adaptation of the Sophocles tragedy presents a world of honor, treachery and fateful consequences. Acclaimed actress, Genevieve Bujold, skillfully combines elements of zealotry and idealism in her affecting portrait of Antigone. Jean Anouilh's retelling of "Antigone" stages the inescapably wrenching, central confrontation between Antigone and Creon by presenting Miss Bujold and Mr. Weaver seated at a long, executive-suite table - a hallmark of Anouilh's play. The New York Times critic, John J. O'Connor, lauded this "Antigone" as "well acted, well directed and beautifully staged."

"An outstanding dramatic contribution." - Variety

1974, Drama, 90 minutes, Color

Cast: Genevieve Bujold, Stacy Keach, Fritz Weaver


Written by: Jean Anouilh based upon the play "Antigone" by Sophocles; translation by Lewis Galantiere

Directed by: Gerald Freedman


Executive Producer: Jac Venza


A presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York, Theater In America 1972


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