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Ancient Greek Story of Antigone Warns Against Sin of Pride

The story from Greek mythology of Antigone and Polynices is a cautionary tale about the sin of pride and how -- like so many other personal failings in Greek mythology -- it leads us to do things that cause...

Canada Selects Adaptation of Classic Greek Tragedy “Antigone” for International Film Oscar

Canada selected on Friday writer-director Sophie Deraspe's refugee family drama Antigone as its official submission for the best international feature category to the 92nd Academy Awards. The French language indie adapts Sophocles' classical Greek tragedy of the same name to...

Sophocles Greek Tragedy ‘Antigone’ to be Performed at Mandala Theatre in Nepal

Starting this Friday, Sophocles’ classic tragedy "Antigone" will be staged in the Nepali language at the Mandala Theatre. The Mandala Theatre's performance of the Greek play which was written before 441 BC is much-anticipated and the production will add some...

Education Ministry Denies Reports it Plans to Axe ‘Antigone’ From High School Curriculum

The education ministry rejected press reports on Thursday that the Institute of Educational Policy was planning to remove the teaching of Sophocles’ classic play “Antigone” from the high school curriculum. “No such proposal has been officially submitted,” the ministry said,...

Juliette Binoche As Modern ‘Antigone’ On BBC

Later this spring, BBC Four British television channel plans to broadcast the magnificent Greek masterpiece of  Sophocles' "Antigone," opened at London’s Barbican Theatre on March 5. The play, which is already sold out, features the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning actress Juliette Binoche taking the lead...

Ancient Greek Theater Reopened in British School

The Bradfield College is a British co-educational public school located in the small village of Bradfield, in the English county of Berkshire. The school was presenting ancient Greek tragedies every three years in a small theater operating at the heart of...

Arab Version of Antigone Play in Qatar

An Arab version of the classical Greek play "Antigone" was brought to life on stage by students of Georgetown University in Qatar. The play focuses on the social, legal and spiritual dynamics of a war-torn dynasty, with the daughter of...

Ancient Greek Antigone in Moscow

People in Moscow who share the same passion for ancient drama, had dreamed for many years of bringing Greece's Sophocles play Antigone to their city. It is a dream that came true when the play was finally performed on...

Sophocles' Antigone at Benaki Museum

With Lena Papaligoura, recent winner of the Melina Mercouri Award in the main role and other well-known actors such as Vicky Papadopoulou, Christos Sapountzis, Lydia Fotopoulou and Orfeas Avgoustidis , Sophocles' Antigone will be presented only for 15 performances...