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Book tickets for Antigone at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre!
The award-winning writer of Barber Shop Chronicles Inua Ellams presents Antigone. The stunning new retelling of Sophocles’ epic tale comes to the heart of Regent Park. The contemporary adaptation comes to London’s Open Air Theatre for a limited run. Book your Antigone tickets now whilst availability lasts.
Inua Ellams’ Antigone
Based on classic Greek tragedy, Inua Ellams presents a sorching retelling of the story of Antigone. You might think you know the storyof the daughter of Oedipus, but you’ve not heard it like this before.
There is a hostile state that is unwelcoming. A tragic story featuring a family torn apart. We meet one heroic brother, one misguided son and one conflicted sister. A second sister is on the run. What will come from the modern reworking of this ancient tragedy?
Regent’s Park Antigone cast and creatives
Casting for the Open Air Theatre cast of Antigone will be announced in due course.
This contemporary adaptation is by Inua Ellams, after Sophocles. Ellams is the award-winning writer of Barber Shop Chronicles and The 14th Tale. The show is directed by Jo Tyabji whose previous theatre credits include The Cobbled Streets of Geneva, and One Christmas Wish. Co-direction comes from Max Webster.
The show is choreographed by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille. The lighting designer is Jack Knowles and the sound designer is Emma Laxton. The costume designer is Khadija Raza and the set designer is Leslie Travers.
The season associate director is Barbara Houseman who also provides voice and text. Ingrid Mackinnon is the Season Associate and provides intimacy support. Polly Jerrold is the casting director and Shanaé Chisholm the casting assistant.
Antigone tickets are on sale now!
Do not miss your chance to secure Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre tickets! This blistering retelling of the epic story comes to London for an extremely limited run and is not to be missed!
Age restrictionThis production is recommended for ages 12+. Under 4s will not be admitted.
Running timeTo be confirmed.
Performance dates3 - 24 September 2022
ContentThis new contemporary adaptation is most suitable for those aged 12+. It remains the responsibility of the parent/guardian in advance of purchase to make their own judgement as to the suitability of the show for their child, and more information about the production will be available as the season approaches. In any event, children under the age of 4 will not be admitted to the venue.
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets may only be exchanged or refunded in the case of a cancelled show. However, tickets are non-refundable in the event of cancellation or abandonment of a show as a result of the weather but may be exchanged to another performance, subject to availability, at Open Air Park Theatre. In the event of cancellation because of the weather, this will be announced at the time of cancellation, always after the scheduled start time of the performance, at the venue. If you decide not to attend a performance due to concerns over the weather and the performance goes ahead no refund, credit note, or exchange of theatre tickets will be possible.