Mountain View students are bringing Greece to Orem with the play Antigone, which runs on the 20th, 21st, 22nd, 25th and 26th of September.
Antigone is a play that branches off the story of Oedipus. Oedipus is known for killing his father, and marrying his mom; he dies at the end of his story. Antigone is about Oedipus's children, and it takes place in Thebes. It starts off with her two brothers fighting over the thrown; after the fight, Antigone and her sister are the only ones left from Oedipus’s lineage. The rest of the play is about Antigone’s journey, while she fights for her right to mourn and bury her brother.
The cast includes the Chorus, played by Lily Jones; Antigone, played by Hanna Hunter; The Nurse, played by Morgan Wilcock; Ismene, played by Elena Berrett; Haemon, played by Aidan Fisher; Creon, played by Breelyn Cardon; Tiresias, played by Aceilyn Brown ; First guard, played by Dean Bradford ; Second Guard, played by Kyra Ellsworth ; Third Guard, played by Diamond Beesley ; Messenger, played by Sami Bocanegra ; Page, played by Joanne Stowell ; Eurydice, played by Aubrey Romrell and Boy (Guide to Tiresias), also played by Sami Bocanegra.
On Monday, the cast put on a Thespian showing in a sort of “final dress-rehearsal.”
“I think it went pretty well,” said Elena Berrett. “We are definitely going to get better as the days go on.”
The first performance was Wednesday at 7 p.m. Students can still buy presale tickets for $5 at the financial office, and the tickets will be $7 at the door.
Barrett said, “I don't want to give anything away, but it's really cool.”