An ensemble generated multi-media retelling of Antigone in post-apocalyptic Seattle.
We aren't interested in making a profit, we just want to make a play.
We are an ensemble of artists from different backgrounds (theatre, music, dance, digital media) looking to put on a show that synthesizes our various disciplines and personal experiences. Though we'll be drawing from both the Sophocles and Anouilh versions of the play, as well as the original mythology and modern interpretations, this play will be entirely written and devised by us.
Our Antigone is a story about politics and people, set in a Post-Apocalyptic Seattle. Creon, the king, is a drag queen; his son Haemon is transgender; his niece Antigone is an awkward anarchist; and The Chorus (The Voice of "The People") is a belting bartender. Given the current political climate; the upcoming election, the protests, the need for change- this play is more relevant then ever. This is a tragedy of warring ideas.
Our intention is to create a play that examines social and political constraints and necessities in the modern (and potentially future) world, in such a way as to create a truly all-encompassing experience. Instead of a traditional set, we'll be using new, one-of-a-kind, interactive technology that digitally captures and responds to the motion and sound created by the actors on stage. There will be both live and pre-recorded music, as well as dance and singing at pivotal moments. This is not a musical, but rather a total utilization of all the tools at our assistance in telling the story.
Our Antigone will not be like anything you've ever seen, at once haunting and uplifting, philosophical and personal. Ultimately, people are people, and everyone is doing the best they can given their circumstances.
To learn more about the artists involved, or to see their full interviews, please visit http://www.sophiepaterson.org/antigone.php
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
seconds to go
Pledge $5 or moreYou selected
A free ticket to any of the performances.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $11 or moreYou selected
Either 2 tickets to the performance of your choosing or 1 ticket to The Opening Night Gala.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $20 or moreYou selected
2 tickets to the performance of your choosing with 2 free drinks (Non alcoholic).Estimated delivery:
Pledge $30 or moreYou selected
2 tickets to the Opening Night Gala, or 3 tickets to the show of your choosing, with a beverage each.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $51 or moreYou selected
2 tickets to Opening Nigh Gala, or 4 tickets to any performance with a beverage each, PLUS a signed copy of the poster or a T-shirt.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $100 or moreYou selected
3 tickets to Opening Night Gala or 5 tickets to any of the performances with a beverage each, PLUS a signed poster and a T-Shirt.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $150 or moreYou selected
2 tickets to Opening Night Gala, 4 tickets to any other performance with 2 beverages each,PLUS a signed poster, and a T-shirt.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $200 or moreYou selected
2 tickets to Opening Night Gala, 5 tickets to other shows, a beverage each, PLUS a signed poster, 2 T-shirts, and a credit in the program.Estimated delivery:
- (16 days)