Concord University Theater Presents “Antigone” October 6, 7, and 8

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 21 2005

Concord University Theater Presents “Antigone” October 6, 7, and 8

Athens, W.Va. - Concord University Theater will present “ANTIGONE” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 6, 7, and 8 at 8 p.m. in the H.C. Paul Studio Theater in the Alexander Fine Arts Building.

The version of “ANTIGONE” being performed at Concord University` was modernized by Jean Anouilh during World War II and has been adapted by Thomas Gambill, director of the Concord University Theater. According to Gambill, this adaptation highlights the need for public order along with the ultimate consequences of civil disobedience.

The cast includes: Mary Redington, Baltimore, Md.; Richard Corey Franklin, Princeton, W.Va.; Seth Cooper, Norris, Tn.; Natale Clark, Clarksburg, W.Va.; Sheena Light, Sistersville, W.Va.; Mandy Garnes, Charleston, W.Va.; Josh Wisman, Fayetteville, W.Va.; and Jeff Faulkner and Karen Atha both from Beckley, W.Va.

Reservations are recommended, as seating is limited. Admission prices are as follows: adults, $5; senior citizens, $4; non-Concord students, $2. Concord students, faculty, and staff will be admitted free of charge. To make reservations or for more information on this and other performances in the Alexander Fine Arts Building contact the Concord University Box Office by e-mail at or call 1-304-384-5101. The office is open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison at 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 ext. 6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

This press release was written by Brenna Wickline, Nettie, W.Va. and Rachel Eskridge, Hinton, W.Va. Both students are majoring in communication arts.