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Wesleyan Theater to present ‘Antigone’

November 7, 2012
The Inter-Mountain

West Virginia Wesleyan's Theatre and Arts Department will present "Antigone," adapted from the work of Sophocles by George Judy and reimagined in a post-apocalyptic world.

It will be showing in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. this Thursday and Friday, as well as 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

The production is designed by Karim Badwan, assistant professor of theater arts; with costumes by Wesleyan costumer Rebecca Nelson. It is directed by Thomas Schoffler, assistant professor of theater arts. Jamie Wagner is the junior stage manager.

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"Antigone" relates the story of the end of the line of Oedipus. At the end of a brutal civil war, the city of Thebes is ruled by Creon, uncle of the sons of the former king, both killed in battle.

Tickets will be available at the box office of the Performing Arts Center one hour before show time. More information on this production is available by contacting Jerry Pedroza at



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