The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney

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A fast paced modern version of Seamus Heaney’s ‘The Burial at Thebes’ based on the ancient Greek classic ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles.
A young woman buries her dead brother despite a state proclamation that his body must be left to rot in the street.
A powerful and tragic tale of personal morality versus state decree.

Running time : 75 mins with no interval

Contains strobe lighting
Mild threat & violence

Messenger: Paula Byrne
Chorus 1: Graham Chipperfield
The Boy: Asher De Silva
Antigone: Eleanor Shannon
The Guard: Sam Mahadeo
Chorus 2/Haemon : Nathan Martin
Chorus 3/Eurydice: Jennifer McCarley
Creon: Glenn McGivern
Ismene: Emma Stone
Tiresias: Simon Sweeney

Directed by Trevor Gill
Stage Manager : Christine Clark


Tickets €20
Fri 3 Sep at 7:30pm
Sat 4 Sep at 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Main Space