Classic Greek Tragedy, Antigone, Transplanted To An Irish Catholic Backdrop For Limited Run Starting July 8th At The Secret Theatre
Long Island City, NY – July 7-17, 2016,
Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project, Inc. presents a modern adaptation of ANTIGONE by Sophocles, set in the Irish countryside, adapted and directed by Becca C. Kidwellat The Secret Theatre.
Ms. Kidwell’s modern adaptation travels to Ireland where Antigone’s brother Polyneices is denied burial based on Creon’s interpretation of Roman Catholic law. Antigone is determined that her brother’s passing will be celebrated with dignity despite the consequences for herself. Modern language and Biblical text dare the characters and audience to balance love, mercy, justice, honor, and truth. Read more “Antigone Press Release”
Long Island City, NY―For the first time ever, performing arts centers, promoters, producers, sports teams and more from across the country are joining together to declare December 26 Show Day. Today, Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project, Inc. announces it too will join the live entertainment industry initiative to proclaim the 26th the day to take family, friends and loved ones to a live event.