Antigone: A classic play of duty and betrayal gets a contemporary makeover


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  • Sunday, 17 Jul 2016

Part of the cast of Antigone.

What do you do if the ruler or government of your city enacts a law you see as unjust? Do you continue playing the patriot? Or do you rebel, risking everything to support what you believe in? It’s a dilemma almost as old as time.

It’s also the central conflict of Sophocles’ Antigone, an epic Greek tragedy.

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