• by Jean Anouilh
  • Narrated by Elizabeth Marvel, Full Cast
  • 1 hrs and 47 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

The body of Polynices, Antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Antigone defies the law, sealing her fate. Originally produced in Paris during the Nazi occupation, Anouilh's Antigone was seen by the French as theatre resistance and by Germans as an affirmation of authority.Starring (in alphabetical order):

Jordan Bridges as Haemon/2nd Guard
Dominic Fumusa as Guard
Francis Guinan as Creon
John Hansen as 3rd Guard/Messenger
Alan Mandell as Chorus
Elizabeth Marvel as Antigone
Alley Mills as Nanny
Mandy Sigfried as Ismene


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I was expecting this to be a translation of Sophocles and discovered it to be a different version. Very disappointing.
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- Melissa

A classic is given a fabulous update!

I picked up this play because I am currently directing Antigone by Jean Anouilh (but a different translation). I wanted to get an idea of how this story was changed from the original by Sophocles. And I was so delighted to find the adaptation fresh, new and alive. The LA Theatre Works' actors do such a stellar job that while I was listening to the play I found myself closing my eyes to imagine the how the actors where moving on stage. If you are a lover of myths, classics, and/or theatre then you MUST listen to this play.
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- Joshua "Choreographer. Director. Actor. Educator. And lover of audio books! They are theatre for the mind!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-23-2005
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works