“An ingenious take on Antigone” –Guardian
“Admirably lucid and undoubtedly grips the young audience.” –The Telegraph
“Ryan Craig's new adaptation of Sophocles' famous tragedy captures the passion, danger and moral deadlock of the story of Greece's most famous teenager.” –Whats On Stage
Antigone makes everything OK. Gives me hope. I’m utterly devoted to her. I couldn’t imagine what would happen if she weren’t here.
What could a play written 2,500 years ago possibly mean today? Ryan Craig’s new adaptation of Sophocles’ famous tragedy captures the passion, danger and moral deadlock of the story of Greece’s most famous teenager. Set in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, Antigone fights for what she believes is right.
What would you do?
Ryan Craig won a Fringe First for his play Broken Road at the Edinburgh Fringe and was nominated for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards in 2005. He has also worked extensively in television and radio. Oberon Books publishes his plays, Happy Savages, What We Did To Weinstein, The Glass Room, Portugal, Our Class and Talk Talk, Fight Fight his contribution to The Bomb: A Partial History. Ryan Craig is currently Writer-in-Residence at the National Theatre Studio.