October 5, 2020
Missouri Valley College

The Division of Fine Arts will present “Antigone” Oct. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. nightly in the Eckilson-Mabee Theatre and via livestream.

“Antigone,” by Sophocles and adapted from the translation by Ian Johnson, is a tragedy written in or before 441 B.C.  A plague, a society divided by a breach in the peaceful transition of power,  a civil war, whose dead are honored?–a young woman risks everything by speaking truth to power.

The performance is free and can be livestreamed at Only those with an MVC ID will be admitted in the Eckilson-Mabee Theatre, and limited seating, social distancing and masks are required.

Harold Hynick, professor of theatre and co-chair of the division of fine arts, will direct the performance. Dyann Rozema will be the costume designer and Taeyoon Lee will be the stage manager. The cast includes: Kaylee Hering of Marshall; Kinzey Sapp of Joplin, Mo.; Troy Hunt, associate professor of speech and mass communication; Rohdena Innocent of Lake Worth, Fla.; Rick Bailey of Sullivan, Mo.;  Joshua Simon of Aruba; Alexandria Schafer of Knob Noster, Mo.; Joao Vitor Bonanoni of Itajai, Brazil; and Sara Pruther Vasquez of Spain.