On Saturday night, The Barter Theatre Players will perform “Antigone.” Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. at Dixon Auditorium. The play “Antigone” is open to the public and the cost for advance tickets is $10 or $15 at the door. Students only pay $5 to attend.
The production is focused on the lead female character Antigone, daughter of Oedipus. Antigone’s beloved brother, Polynices, lies dead on the field of battle, accused of treachery and denied a hero’s burial. Antigone’s uncle, King Creon, has decreed that anyone caught trying to bury the traitor will be put to death. Will Antigone defy her uncle and risk her life to pay tribute to her brother’s memory? Don’t miss this chance to see Sophocles’ ancient tragedy brought to life in this beautiful production by The Barter Players.
Tickets may be purchased at the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce, Elkin City Schools Administrative Office, or at Elkin Elementary, Middle, or High School. Want a “dinner and theater experience?” Area restaurants Mazzinni’s and Speedy Chef are offering 10 percent discounts if patrons show a theater ticket while dining out the night of the play.
Doors are open at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and Elkin High School choral students will be performing prior to the 7:30 curtain.