Antigone (1915)

Original id: 
14788
Start date: 
3 May 1915
End date: 
5 May 1915
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
Student company using "Mendelssohn's complete vocal and orchestral score" in English. The translation reproduced in the programme for the sections Mendelssohn set to music is that of William Batholomew (1845); a reviewer claimed that the translation used for the episodia was the prose translation by Richard Jebb.
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Jean Abernethy Chorus Member Theban Elder
John Allardyce Chorus Member Theban Elder
John Anderson Actor Attendant on Creon
Jessie Anderson Actor Eurydice
Burnie Bain Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Nellie Ballentine Actor Teiresias' boy
M. D. Bayly Chorus Member Theban Elder
Lena Bodie Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Peter Celle Actor Teiresias
Florence Chapin Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Bonnie Clement Actor Attendant on Eurydice
John Ewing Chorus Master Leader of Chorus of Theban Elders
Marjorie Fallows Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Gordon Fraser Actor First Messenger
Iona Griffiths Actor Attendant on Eurydice
Isobel Harvey Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Zella Hawe Actor Ismene
J. L. Hughes Chorus Member Theban Elder
Evelyn Lipsett Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Viva Martin Actor Antigone
May McCrimmon Chorus Member Theban Elder
Mary McDonald Actor Attendant on Eurydice
Morrison McTavish Actor Attendant on Creon
Murray Meekison Actor Attendant on Creon
H. Miller Chorus Member Theban Elder
Roland Miller Actor Haemon
Vera Muddell Actor Second Messenger
Vera Muddell Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Georgia Paterson Actor Attendant on Eurydice
N. D. Patterson Chorus Member Theban Elder
Kathleen Peck Chorus Master Leader of Antistrophe (Theban Elders)
Byron Rogers Actor Guard
Harold Nelson Shaw Actor Creon
Ian Shaw Chorus Member Theban Elder
Harold Nelson Shaw Director
Percy Southcott Actor Attendant on Creon
Evelyn Story Chorus Member Theban Elder
May Vermilyea Chorus Member Theban Elder
Irene Vermilyea Chorus Member Theban Elder
Violet Walsh Musician Flute player
Helen White Chorus Member Chorus of Priestesses
Hazel Wilband Chorus Member Theban Elder
Wm C Wilson Chorus Master Leader of Strophe (Theban Elders)
Venue Festival Dates Notes
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 3 May, 1915 to 5 May, 1915 Imperial Theatre
Imperial Theatre (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 3 May, 1915 to 5 May, 1915
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
The Antigone of Sophocles Print-out archive

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