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This is the final installment in Sophocles's Theban Plays, following Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at Colonus. Oedipus's daughter Antigone deliberately breaks the laws of Thebes when she buries her brother's body and is sentenced to death. She clashes with Creon, the King of Thebes, over what constitutes justice and morality: the laws of the state or the laws of the individual.
 
Epic Theatre Ensemble presents Goddess, an 8-part audio fantasy about the Goddess of Clear Sight, Zarqa. Zarqa was a Mesopotamian prophetess whose visions saved her people from certain doom. But when she told truths they did not like, they turned on her and crucified her as a witch. When our series opens, Zarqa stands before Osiris, judge of the dead. Isis is so impressed with Zarqa’s bravery and character, she intervenes and promotes Zarqa to an immortal Goddess. With her pet demon, Behemot ...
 
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson, is best known as one of the most popular 19th century British poets, the author of famous pieces such as "Ulysses," "Crossing the Bar," and his multi-part treatment of Arthurian legend, "The Idylls of the King." Like many poets before and after, however, he also turned his hand to poetic drama, somewhat in the vein of Shakesp…
 
In 1915, two Davenport, Iowa, natives, Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook, started a theater group in Provincetown on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, which turned out to have a profound influence on American drama forever. This visionary new company, the “Provincetown Players,” had humble beginnings in the private home of some sympathetic friends: Neith …
 
Zarqa was a Mesopotamian prophetess, whose foresight saved her people. But when she told truths they did not like, her people crucified her as a witch. Now, in the afterlife, the goddess Isis is so impressed with Zarqa’s bravery and character, she grants Zarqa godhead herself. Isis bequeaths Zarqa with an all-powerful pet demon and sends her on a m…
 
George Bernard Shaw is a universally acknowledged classic playwright in the modern British theatre, known equally for his great wit and his theatrical influence. Genesius Guild has repeatedly staged two favorites over the years, "The Dark Lady of the Sonnets" (most recently in 2001), and "Don Juan in Hell" (most recently in 2012). The little play "…
 
Hamlet, prince of Denmark. Shakespeare's play was last presented on the Genesius Guild stage in Lincoln Park in the summer of 2019. For today's presentation, you will hear the story of the play along with excerpts from the play. Tales from Shakespeare: In the early 19thcentury, the Romantic poet Charles Lamb and his sister Mary embarked on an enter…
 
Suppressed Desires by Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook Cast Narrator: Kitty Israel Henrietta: Mattie Gelaude Stephen: Andrew Bruning Mabel: Jo Vasquez Director / Organizer / Sound Editor: Mischa Hooker Sound effects: Mischa Hooker and Caroline Ford Intro / outro music: Joseph C. Smith’s Orchestra, “Smiles” Theme music: Chopin, Waltz in A flat Ma…
 
Join us as we listen to Don Wooten discuss the first play ever performed by the Genesius Guild: Sophocles' Antigone. Wooten discusses the show, describes the plot, and explores the play's themes - including questions of the separation of religion and government and the battle between following an unjust law and following one's conscience.…
 
Sophocles’ Philoctetes. Although less well known than his Oedipus Rex and Antigone, this play has especially received notice lately in Seamus Heaney’s adaptation entitled “The Cure at Troy” – with the evocative words spoken by the chorus: “History says, don't hope / On this side of the grave. / But then, once in a lifetime / The longed-for tidal wa…
 
Enjoy this radio theater production of A Christmas Carol by the Genesius Guild in Rock Island, IL! Credits Narrator - Susan Perrin-Sallak Scrooge - Mike Carron Fred (Scrooge's Nephew) - Phil Tunnicliff Gentleman - Scott Tunnicliff Bob Cratchit (Scrooge's Clerk) - Jake Walker Marley's Ghost - Phillip Dunbridge Ghost of Christmas Past - Arc Simmons-C…
 
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