Press release: Jewish Theatre of Bloomington Holds Auditions for Staged Reading of “Another Antigone”

Jewish Theatre of Bloomington Holds Auditions for Staged Reading of “Another Antigone”

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — January 2, 2024

The Jewish Theatre of Bloomington has announced auditions scheduled for January 11, aimed at filling two pivotal roles for an upcoming staged reading set to take place in April 2024.

The theater group is seeking talented actors capable of embodying both male and female college student roles for their rendition of “Another Antigone.” The play, penned by A.R. Gurney, draws inspiration from the ancient Greek tragedy “Antigone” by Sophocles, renowned for its exploration of the catastrophic consequences of unchecked pride.

“Another Antigone” is a contemporary adaptation of the classic narrative, weaving in modern elements while retaining the essence of the timeless tale. The production promises a compelling narrative that delves into the perils of unwavering arrogance and its devastating impact on those ensnared by its allure.

Auditions will be held on January 11, 2024, offering aspiring actors an opportunity to showcase their talent and secure a spot in the upcoming staged reading. Those interested in auditioning are encouraged to contact Audrey at [email protected] to schedule an audition or acquire additional information about the roles and requirements.

The Jewish Theatre of Bloomington’s rendition of “Another Antigone” is poised to captivate audiences with its contemporary take on a classic story, presenting a cautionary tale that remains deeply relevant in today’s society.

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