Antigone (1965 - 1970)

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Start date: 
1 January 1965
End date: 
31 December 1970
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Production notes: 
Fugard states that Nelson Mandela was in solitary confinement whilst this performance of the final confrontation between Creon and Antigone was staged during the prisoners' annual concert (see Amid Our Troubles, p.134). He goes on to state that Mandela's famous production of Antigone was staged in another prison than that on Robben Island (see ID 6721).
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Sipho Mguqulwa AKA 'Sharkie' Actor Creon
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Amid Our Troubles: Irish Versions of Greek Tragedy Book library 133-134

How to cite this production

Antigone (1965 - 1970), accessed at <10 August 2022>