Event Calendar
Mar 31 - Apr 3 , 2016

XTIGONE

Arena Theatre

This show will be chosen as part of a national search related to global diversity and inclusion.

XTIGONE  

ARENA THEATRE

By Nambi E. Kelley

Directed by Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin

Chicago. Present day. Xtigone's brothers have been killed in drive-by shootings by each other’s rival gang. Her uncle, Marcellus da Man, calls a press conference on CNN to announce that the bodies should be buried instead of uncovering the reality of violence in the streets of the city. Will Xtigone go against her powerful uncle and risk death by uncovering her brothers' bodies? Using hip hop poetry, dance, and dialogue that speaks with an urban voice, this re-imagining of Sophocles' Antigone tells the story of the ill-fated Xtigone and her quest for her community's truth.

ARENA THEATRE

Post-Show Discussion on Thursday, March 31, 2016 (Following the Performance)

Director Pre-Show Discussion Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 1:15 PM

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