21/04/1966 – 23/04/1966
A rendering of the ancient tale of Antigone and her refusal to adhere the to the King’s decree that her brothers body shall not be burned. A tale of rational responsibility versus emotional and individual choice.
Performed at a High School, Methodist Ladies College.
Esmene, daughter of Oedipus – Jancie Weldon
Creon, King of Thebes – David Niven
A Sentry – Ian Flannery
Haemon, son of Creon – Alistair Tweeddale
Teiresias, a blind prophet – Roy Leaney
A Messenger – Elwyn Peers
Eurydice, wife of Creon – Margery Tait
Chorus of Theban Elders – Alan Morgan (leader), Michael Fitzgerald, Vivienne Johnston, Christopher Opie, Janet Stahl, David Taylor, Eileen Wandell
Guards – Ian Morrison, Mark Newstead
Attendants on Eurydice – Lynette Cleveland, Janet McIvor