Friday, March 23, 2012

ANTIGONE World Premiere Opening Tonight

TONIGHT, 3/23/12
Opening night of the world premiere of

at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre

adapted from Sophocles by Reiner Prochaska, directed by Julie Herber

Photo by Joe Williams, 2012
"The greater your arrogance, the greater God's revenge."

The world premiere adaptation of Sophocles’ tragic classic which pits the courageous Antigone against King Creon and the laws of Thebes in defense of her brother’s honor with fatal consequences.

The MET's adaptation deals with not only the original story of Antigone, but the themes of the story in an unexpected, original way.  Thursday 3/22 is the $5 preview, Saturday 3/24 you can meet the cast after the show and Sunday is the Opening celebration with a pre-show reception at 6pm catered by The Greene Turtle, the Sunday show will sell out, so get your tickets now.  The following Sunday, April 1st, will feature a post-show talkback with the director, cast, writer and special guests.
Featuring MET Company Members: Ashley Hall, Devin Gaither, Karen Paone, Reiner Prochaska & Vanessa Strickland with Joe Jalette and Bill Stitely
March 22 – April 15
Thursday – Saturday @ 8pm, Sunday 3/25, 4/15 @ 7pm, 4/1 @ 2pm

$24 adults – $20 students/seniors     Thursday and Sunday evenings – all tickets $15
$1.50 processing fee per ticket         $5 Preview – Thursday, March 22 – no reservations/cash only

BUY TICKETS ONLINE or call the MET Box Office at 301-694-4744


  1. Saw Antigone last You really embraced the role, was amazing! You "were" Antigone!

    1. Thank you, Bruce! My apologies for not getting back to you sooner- more often than not comments on here aren't from humans at all, so leaving your mark here is appreciated. :) I hope you'll return for future shows at the MET!