Tryst’s next performance
of Antigone will be in Killin’s
McLaren Hall on Thursday 22nd March.
It’s one of nine plays showcased in the three-night
Eastern Divisional round of the 2018 Scottish Community
Drama Association’s annual festival.
Based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy written in
441BC, Antigone is a play about a sister’s
struggle for her brother’s burial, her challenges
with those in authority and her fight for justice against
Our picture (thank you Walter Hampson) shows Antigone
in the depths of despair. She is performing the sacred
funeral rites on her beloved brother Polynices. Her
fiancé Haemon turns up to console her...bringing
a £1.99 bunch of out-of-date roses from a garage
forecourt in Falkirk. And she's got rising damp on her
back wall. No wonder she’s losing it.