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Sophocles' Antigone plays Theatre Royal, Stratford East
A new adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone , by Roy Williams, will play the Theatre Royal, Stratford East in east London from 19 Feb to 14 Mar 2015.
Williams gives the Greek tragedy a contemporary setting, bringing Thebes into the 21st Century.
Synopsis: 'When Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone’s unruly brother, her anger quickly turns to defiance. Creon, in an attempt to retain control, condemns her to a torturous death - she’s to be buried alive. Antigone is a story about loyalty, truth and human nature and what happens when one person stands against the rules.'