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Detroit Mercy is back with ‘Antigone’

Show Announcement October 26, 2021

DETROIT, Mich – Live Theatre is back at Detroit Mercy.

Upcoming Events include Antigone By Sophocles Directed by Sarah Hawkins Rusk Oct. 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 pm Oct. 24, 31 at 3:00 pm.

The first live audience production opened last Friday. All tickets for Antigone will be $10. Antigone is a powerful Greek Tragedy that is sure to move you and be inspired by talented student actors. Seating is very limited – only 70 seats per performance. Tickets can only be purchased at the door, so please arrive early. Have your mask, valid-ID, and vaccination card (card or photo of card) or a recent negative Covid test ready when you arrive.

Antigone is performing at The Marlene Boll Theatre. A city devastated by war. A family divided by duty and power. A clash of justice and tyrannical power. All stand at the forefront of Antigone, a Greek tragedy by Sophocles. The story follows Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, as she defies her politician uncle Creon in order to give her brother a proper burial, even though the act is punishable by death. Antigone’s act of civil disobedience sparks a struggle between individual and state in this timeless yet urgent tale which resonates in contemporary politics.

Week of 5/16/2022

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