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Invitation - Antigone, Union Theatre, Carlton, 31 Mar 1951 Object Reg. No: HT 2252

Summary:
Invitation for the production of Antigone at the Union Theatre, Melbourne University, 31 March 1951. Directed by Nicos Dimitracopoulos, the play was a reworking of Sophocles' 'Antigone' in modern Greek. A theatrical milestone, it was probably the first production of Greek tragedy in Greek in Victoria. Lili Sigalas had a minor part in the play, and was instrumental in organising the logistics of the production and was an active interpreter. Nicos Dimitracopoulos was director of the Athens National Theatre.
Description:
Rectangular cream card with printed black text. There is a black boarder around the edge of the card and the University of Melbourne seal is at the top of the invitation.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 102 mm (Height), 126 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, theatre, theatrical performances, invitations
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection, Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: invitations
Inscriptions: THE UNION THEATRE / invites you to be present at a performance of / ANTIGONE / by / SOPHOCLES / under the direction of NICOS DIMITRACOPOULOS / of the Athens National Theatre / on SATURDAY, 31st MARCH, 1951, at 8 p.m. / The Secretary, Union Theatre, University of Melbourne, / Carlton, N. 3 / R.S.V.P. 7/3/51
Place & Date of Event: University of Melbourne (The) Union Theatre, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 31 Mar 1951
Person Named: Mr Nicos Dimitracopoulos, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 31 Mar 1951
User: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 31 Mar 1951

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