Rebecca Leighton-Cox

REVIEW: Antigone @ Northern Stage – A triumph of a Greek tragedy

REVIEW: Antigone @ Northern Stage – A triumph of a Greek tragedy

Roy Williams’ adaption of Sophocles’ Antigone opened its curtains at the Northern Stage in Newcastle with a modern, comedic twist. The modern re-telling of the Ancient Greek play shifted its focus from Greek Royalty to inner city gangs. The play starts with Creon (Renamed Creo by Williams), swaggering on stage after the recent gang war, which […]