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Antigone. YPT

Antigone: 方 ()

Produced by

Young People’s Theatre

Playwright: Jeff Ho
Directors: Stephen Colella and Karen Gilodo

Venue

The Susan Rubes Theatre

Run

April 29th, 2019 – May 16th, 2019

Synopsis

An urgently contemporary adaptation of the classic Greek story, inspired by the 2014 student umbrella protest in Hong Kong and the 1989 uprising in Tiananmen Square. In this riveting new play, “re-education” awaits anyone who questions the state’s traditional doctrine. Antigone faces high stakes as she stands up for her brother against her father’s will. In the courage of a young woman, there is hope for the future… (youngpeoplestheatre.ca)


Cast

Christopher Allen Guard / Chorus
Aldrin Bundoc Teo / Chorus
Jasmine Chen Antigone / Chorus
Simon Gagnon Haemon / Chorus
Soo Garay Tiresia / Chorus
Rachel Mutombo Ismene / Chorus
John Ng Kreon / Chorus
Jeff Yung Neikes / Chorus

Creative Team

Jeff Ho Playwright
Stephen Colella Director
Karen Gilodo Director
Christine Urquhart Set Designer
Christine Urquhart Costume Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
David Mesiha Sound Designer
Viv Moore Movement Director

Production

Kate Duncan Stage Manager
Maya Bowers Apprentice Stage Manager

Staff

Joshua Hind Director of Production
Shanna Miller Technical Director
Marlee Bygate Cutter
Eric Daniliunas Assistant Scenic Carpenter
Lauren Fahey Production & Operations Intern
Dan Fletcher Head Electrician
Ilana Harendorf Head of Wardrobe
Mattea Kennedy Head Scenic Painter
Taylor Lindsay Studio Technician
Lokki Ma Head of Properties
Mike Mills Interim Head of Audio
Janet Pym Stitcher
Zack Taylor Stage Carpenter
Ryan Wilson Head Scenic Carpenter