„Antyhona” is a story of the curse put on Creon and the house of the Labdakids, which comes true in the town of Krynki. Antigone, much like Theresa, is a young girl fighting alone against a nepotistic family that cannot afford to lose power that preserves its status quo. The rights of both parties contradict each other and a compromise cannot be reached. There is too much at stake. No good solutions, no winners, everybody is guilty, everybody pays a heavy price trying to defend their choices. The story is reflected in some local legends. For the first time, the issue of “rectifying Polish-Belorussian borders” has been presented in an art form.
Highly acclaimed Polish and foreign artists were invited to participate in the production of the play: Dana Łukasińska – the author of the script, professor Leon Tarasewicz, the painter who designed the scenography (for the first time in his artistic career) and the composer – Michał Jacaszek. Apart from the actors of the Drama Theatre, the play features: Aleś Malčanaǔ from the Yanka Kupala National Academic Theatre in Minsk, Grzegorz Falkowski from the Zygmunt Hübner Powszechny Theatre in Warsaw, Marta Ledwoń from the Juliusz Osterwa Theatre in Lublin and Marek Szkoda.
The play „Antyhona” was produced as part of the scheme Wschód Kultury/Inny Wymiar (The Rise of Culture/Another Dimension).