Tuesday, September 24, 2013

In the Wings: Antigone. Meet Nicole Johal.

Nicole Johal plays a Chorus member in Antigone, the first Civic Youth Theatre production in the 2013-2014 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. David Felshuh adapted the script from the original by Sophocles.

Question: Why did you audition for Antigone?
Nicole Johal: This is my first Civic play. I just love acting, and I thought it would be a good opportunity because this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. I read the script before auditioning, and I thought it was interesting.

Q: What does the Chorus do as a group?
N.J.: We are a single entity, and we are like Creon's or Antigone's mind.

Q: Who is your favorite character from Greek mythology or literature?
N.J.: Aphrodite. I just like love, and she seems pretty cool.

Antigone opens Friday, September 27 and runs through Sunday, September 29 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street, at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-7529 or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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