Arts & Entertainment

Arcadia’s New Theater Company Presents Modern Adaptation of Greek Drama ‘Antigone’

(Left to Right) Kaitlin Aquino as Antigone and Mark Peterson as Creon. – Courtesy photo / Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation

Professionals integrate emerging artists in Arcadia’s first professional Vaulting Ambition Theater Company

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation will debut the fast-paced modern adaptation of the famous Greek classic “Antigone” at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. Directed by award-winning Whitney LaBarge of Arcadia Stage, the production features Kaitlin Aquino as princess Antigone fresh from her captivating lead role in “The Giver,” Hollywood actor Mark Peterson portraying the tyrant uncle Creon, and a stellar cast bringing to life profound themes of loyalty, justice, betrayal, and family honor.

“Antigone” is the premiere performance of Vaulting Ambition, Arcadia’s new theatre company that integrates professionals, side-by-side with emerging talent. For maximum immersion, the production takes place in the intimate Black Box Theatre with only 80 seats per performance.

For more details and ticket information, visit or call the box office at (626) 821-1781. Performance dates are July 12 and 13 at 8 p.m., and July 15 matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are: $15 student admission, $25 general admission, and $30 VIP.

July 12, 2018

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