The Orion

‘Antigone’ thought-provoking, current despite age

Ismene (right, Veronica Hodur) begs Antigone (Krasel Morales) not to break the law in Chico State's School of the Arts production of

Greta Gordon

March 7, 2015

The action and drama of the Greek tragedy, "Antigone," plays with complex ideas of morality. When Chico State’s Department of Music and Theatre chose to stage a Greek tragedy they knew it would be unlike other shows they have done in the past. “Because we’re working in an education department, ...

Classic Greek tragedy ‘Antigone’ promises drama

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Greta Gordon

February 25, 2015

Morality, gender and power. These are all themes in the dramatic 2,500-year-old play "Antigone," to be performed by Chico State's music and theatre department in early March. Professor William Johnson is directing, and he adapted his version of "Antigone" from the English translation by Dudley Fitts and Robert...

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