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Ian L. Finley’s The Greeks Explores the Oedipus Trilogy on June 9-25 at CAM Raleigh

You might already know how Oedipus Rex is going to end. If you do not, but you know what the Freud’s “Oedipus complex” is, you can likely predict the play’s climactic realization. In the mid-Fifth Century BCE, Sophocles — arguably the most celebrated Greek tragedian in history — wrote a trilogy collectively known as the… Read More ›

The Emotions in Antigone Simmer, But Never Quite Come to a Boil, at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall

The international production of Antigone being performed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall on Oct. 9th and 10th as part of the Carolina Performing Arts series, has an unquestionable pedigree. The Belgium-born director, Ivo van Hove, is among the brightest names in theater today (his Olivier Award-winning A View From… Read More ›

Carolina Performing Arts will present an international production of Sophokles' Antigone, starring Juliette Binoche and directed by Ivo van Hove, Oct. 9th and 10th in UNC-Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall

Juliette Binoche Will Star in Sophocles’ Antigone on Oct. 9th and 10th in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall

At 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9th, and Saturday, Oct. 10th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 51-year-old Academy Award®-winning French actress Juliette Binoche will play the title role in what Carolina Performing Arts characterizes as a “stunning contemporary interpretation of Sophocles’ classic Greek masterpiece,” Antigone, newly translated by… Read More ›