Taffety Punk Theatre Company
presents a double header of Greek classics
Sophokles, translated by Anne Carson
directed by Kelsey Mesa
The Fragments of Sappho
a new dance by Katie Sopoci Drake
with text translated by Anne Carson
ANTIGONICK: The original hero of silenced women, Antigone, stands against tyranny and injustice through her words and deeds. In this new telling of Sophokles' classic tale, poet and translator Anne Carson presents an Antigone both inspiring and contemporary. With rich poetic language driving the action, Taffety Punk presents this epic story with an ensemble of actors, dancers, and musicians.
Directed by company member Kelsey Mesa
Featuring Lilian Oben as Antigone, with company members Dan Crane and Esther Williamson, and guest artists Danny Puente Cackley, Louis E. Davis, Katie Murphy, Rachel Felstein & Teresa Spencer
THE FRAGMENTS OF SAPPHO: Starting with Anne Carson's unparalleled translation of all that remains of Sappho's poetry, choreograper Katie Sopoci Drake and director Marcus Kyd lead an ensemble of dancers, actors, and musicians to explore the tension of loss and signal decay through what has been found.
This double-header will occupy 90 minutes of show time.
May 22 - June 8, 2019
at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
Thu 05/23 8:00pm preview
Fri 05/24 8:00pm preview
Sat 05/25 8:00pm show - Opening Night!
Thu 05/30 8:00pm show
Fri 05/31 8:00pm show
Sat 06/01 2:30pm show, 8:00pm show
Mon 06/03 8:00pm show
Wed 06/05 8:00pm show
Thu 06/06 8:00pm show
Fri 06/07 8:00pm show
Sat 06/08 8:00pm show - Closing Night!