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JUDY: "I'm going to put this play on. I wrote it, and I like it, and I'm committed to what it says."

Angela DiMarco as Judy and Gordon Hendrickson as Henry
in the opening scene of ReAct's encore engagement of Another Antigone.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Cast

(in order of appearance)

Henry Harper
Gordon Hendrickson
Judy Miller
Angela DiMarco
Diana Eberhart
Colleen Burke-Moen
David Appleton
Paul Levy


DIANA: "I spoke to you as freshmen. I speak to you now as seniors and what we hope will be very generous alumni."

Colleen Burke-Moen as Dean Diana Eberhart in ReAct's remount of Another Antigone.
Photo: David Hsieh.


Directed by
David Hsieh


The Crew

Stage Manager, Properties, Sound Operator & Publicist
David Hsieh
Production Assistants
George Paul Glanzman
Gail Wamba

Lighting Designer
Regan MacStravic
Light Board Operator & Venue Technician
Mallery Brook-Mackay
Box Office Managers
George Paul Glanzman
Lorna Hee-Chin
David Hsieh
Leslie Jean Warner


DIANA: "What does Sophocles say at the end of that damn play?
DAVID: "Well, he says that wisdom and reverence lead to happines..."

Paul Levy as David and Colleen Burke-Moen as Diana in the final scene of ReAct's Another Antigone encore.
Photo: David Hsieh.


Reviews

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HENRY: "Tragedy has nothing to do with choice. If you can choose, it is not tragic."
Gordon Hendrickson as Professor
Henry Harper in ReAct's encore
of Another Antigone.
Photo: David Hsieh.

Another Antigone


By A.R. Gurney

Encore Engagement

August 18 - 27, 2000
Theatre Off Jackson


JUDY: "I'm beginning to think it's a con deal. All us women now killing ourselves to do those things that a lot of men decied not to do twenty years ago."
Colleen Burke-Moen as Diana
and Angela DiMarco as Judy in
a scene from ReAct's encore of
Another Antigone.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JUDY: "Lately I've been doing some thinking, and as someone once told me, that's always a good sign."
Colleen Burke-Moen and Angela
DiMarco in the commencement
scene from ReAct's remount
of Another Antigone.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Program

The Setting

An American university during the latter half of the spring term in 1983, at the height of the nuclear arms race.


Another Antigone

was first produced in March 1987 at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California.
The play opened at Playwrights Horizons in New York City in January, 1988 and is dedicated by the playwright to John Tillinger.

Production Notes

Director's Notes

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 play.

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 Original Production

ReAct's Another Antigone was presented by special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC.


Special Thanks To...

The Cast and crew for production support
Angela DiMarco for videography support
The Elliott Bay Book Company promotional support
John Girt for loaned set pieces
George Paul Glanzman for production support
Kinkos Copies for photocopying support
The Moseley Family for storage support
Noah Pinegar for loaned costumes
Gail Wamba for music and production support

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