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Antigone

The Modern Antigone. Marie Thérèse Charlotte, Duchesse d'Angoulême, daughter of Louis XVI.; so called for her attachment to Louis XVIII., whose companion she was. (1778&#8211…

1968–1969 Obie Awards

There Were No Category Classifications This Year.Julian Beck, AntigoneJulie Bovasso, Gloria and EsperansaJules Feiffer, Little MurdersNathan George and Ron O'Neal, No Place to Be SomebodyIsrae…

Sophocles

Sophocles was a Greek dramatist whose long career came between his contemporaries Aeschylus and Euripides. A respected public figure of Athens, he was both a priest and a general (an elected position…

Askar Akayev,

former president of Kyrgyzstan, fled to Russia in March, after thousands of demonstrators took over the presidential palace in Bishkek to protest parliamentary elections that were widely cons…

Anti-Christ

or the Man of Sin, expected by some to precede the second coming of Christ. St. John so calls every one who denies the incarnation of the eternal Son of God. Source: Dictionary of Phrase …

Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilhplaywright, screenwriter, directorBorn: 6/23/1910Birthplace: Bordeaux, France His works, which include Le Voyageur sans Baggage (1938), Antigone (1946), and Beckett (1959), often …

Amy Lowell: Bath

BathThe day is fresh-washed and fair, and there is a smell of tulips and narcissus in the air.The sunshine pours in at the bath-room window and bores through the water in the bath-tub in lathe…

George Ryan,

Republican governor of Illinois, commuted the sentences of 167 inmates on death row, calling capital punishment fundamentally flawed. He announced the move in January, two days before leaving…