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Glass Mind Theatre

Glass Mind Theatre unveils streamlined 'Antigone'

Glass Mind Theatre unveils streamlined 'Antigone'

Sophocles knew a thing or two about human nature. “Stubbornness and stupidity are twins,” he wrote in his great play “Antigone” around 440 B.C., and a day hasn't gone by since without some foolish mortal demonstrating his point. In “Antigone,” the person who could most use a wisdom transfusion is the Theban ruler Creon. Blinded by convention and closed to compromise, he brings about the deaths of those closest to him. How he gets to that point is the stuff of first-rate tragedy. Works by Sophocles aren't staged around here every day, so Glass Mind Theatre's new production provides a welcome opportunity to get reconnected to that...