Antigone stood defiant in the face of tyranny, her sister gives voice to her story.
Words that give power to those without, a message that resonates deeply in today’s world.

From 31 October 2019

An Audible and Gate Theatre Co-Production

Pale Sister, written by Colm Tóibín for Irish actress Lisa Dwan, is a dramatisation of the voice of Ismene, the sister of Antigone, who recounts her sister’s defiance of the king as pressures mount on Ismene herself to act to vindicate her sister, or even follow her example.


Cast: Lisa Dwan

  • Director – Carey Perloff
  • Set & Costume Designer – Jamie Vartan
  • Lighting Designer – James F. Ingalls
  • Sound Designer – Sinéad Diskin
  • Associate Director – Davey Kelleher
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