By A.R. Gurney
March 10 - 12, 15, 18, 19, 2000
Freehold's East Hall Theatre
March 26, 2000
Elliott Bay Book Company
Noah Pinegar as Dave and
Angela DiMarco as Judy in
a scene from ReAct's
Photo: Rick Wong.
ShawnJ West and Colleen
Burke-Moen in a scene from
ReAct's Another Antigone.
Photo: Rick Wong.
An American university during the latter half
of the spring term in 1983, at the height of the
nuclear arms race.
was first produced in March 1987 at the Old Globe Theatre in San
The play opened at Playwrights Horizons in New York City in January, 1988 and is dedicated by
the playwright to John Tillinger.
Reagan was in the White House. Educational standards
in the United States were at an all time low.
With the build up of U.S. and Soviet nuclear weapons
at home and abroad, the threat of nuclear war
was at an all time high. Outcry and public protests
were commonplace in both Europe and here in America.
This was the world in 1983, and the world of this
Fortunately, as Dean Eberhart mentions in the
play, "Times change." But sometimes, the more
things change, the more they stay the same. Many
of the issues that Another Antigone presents
are still with us today. Recent WTO events in
Seattle, our own city or "polis" remind us of
the timeless struggle between unyielding civil
authority and rebellious individual expression.
Gurney's modern re-invention of the Antigone myth
still resonates today, as does Sophocles' classic
which was written over two millenniums ago.
--David Hsieh, Director of Another Antigone
>>ReAct's Encore Engagement
ReAct's Another Antigone
was presented by special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC.
Special Thanks To...
The Cast and crew for production support
The Elliott Bay Book Company promotional support
John Girt for loaned set pieces
George Paul Glanzman for production support
John Gonzalez for music
Ann Graham and the Northwest Actors Studio for production support
Lorna Hee for box office support
The Moseley Family for storage support
Open Book Productions for production support
Adam Othman for production support
Rick Simonson for organizational support
The Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival and staff for festival support
Eric Swanson for loaned props
Three Dragons Productions for production support
Gail Wamba for music, loaned props and production support
Rick Wong & Rk Productions for videography
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