Antigone's Red

Antigone’s Red is set in a relocation camp in the middle of a desert for Japanese citizens during World War II. Antigone’s lover Tadashi is faced with making a decision on loyalty questions that the government imposes on imprisoned Japanese Americans. In this hostile setting, Tadashi is killed, and Antigone decides to bury his body against the government restrictions.

Cast Requirements

2 men (1 Asian-American, 1 Caucasian)
2 women (both Asian-American)

Publisher

TAKE TEN II
Vintage

Press

“She (Miyagawa’s Antigone) makes a parallel between herself and an imaginary young woman who was killed in the (Hiroshima) bombing…. Creon has become a symbol of leadership in its most unyielding inhumane form.”
roanoke.com

Press

Production and Development History

Produced: Virginia Tech (2004).