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Antigone - Adapted by Jean Anouilh and Directed by Karen Paisley

at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Kansas City MO

Sep 14 2017
Oct 01 2017
Antigone – Adapted by Jean Anouilh and Directed by Karen Paisley presented by  at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Kansas City MO

This modern adaptation of an ancient story leaps to the stage with accessibility and a relevant energy.

While the story was born in ancient Greece, this play could take place in modern Afghanistan, Syria, or the streets of the US. A new Antigone takes the stage, infusing the story with her presence, urgency, values, humor, and humanity. Following a battle royal, both of Antigone’s brothers are slain. One will be buried with honors; the other is condemned to go unburied, his body, desecrated. Antigone, knowing that her brother’s soul will be denied passage to the afterlife, defies her

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Single Tickets, Season Tickets, Group Rate Tickets are on sale and can be purchased:

Online at

By phone at 816-569-3226

In person at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre Box Office, 3614 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 64111

Ticket Prices

Student Ticket – $15.00

Artist Ticket – $20.00

Young Professional Ticket – $28.00

Senior Ticket – $36.00

Adult Ticket – $39.00

Reserved Select Ticket – $49.00

Director’s Seat – $54.00

*All seating by general admission

Contact: 816-569-3226


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Additional time info:


Thursday, Sept 21 – PostScripts: Audience post-show discussion with the actors and artistic staff

Wednesday, Sept 27 – 6:30-7:30 – $25.00 – Wine and Cheese Ladies Night (Gentlemen welcome!)

Thursday, Sept 28 – 6:30-7:00 – InSight: Gather in the theatre for a pre-show talk about the play and its source material.

Friday, Sept 29 – 6:30-7:30 – A Taste of the Show: Treat your palate to a taste of the show! Sample decadent delights from Greece and France

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

3614 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

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