Antigona furiosa (1986)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1986
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
This version of Sophocles' play highlights the case of 'the missing' in Argentina. The story is set in 1970s Argentina when thousands of women known as the Mothers of the Disappeared, banded together to speak out against a government who had kidnapped, held, tortured and killed their spouses and children. Gambaro's play was later used as a basis of an opera by the composer Jorge Liderman.
Media of production: 
Spanish; Castilian
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas Book library pp. 400-401 De Paiva Dos Santos, J. 'The Darkening of Medea'
Interrogating Antigone. A postmodern Philosophy and Criticism Book library 382 S. E. Wilmer, 'Performing Antigone in the Twenty-First Century'

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