10 Directors. 10 Hours. 10 New Work-In-Progress Showings.
Antigone(en la frontera) is a one-woman production of Antigone setin a jail cell on the US/Mexican border. While arrested by U.S. Border Patrolagents for "harboring undocumented immigrants" after leaving waterout in the desert for migrants, an activist channels the spirit and strength ofAntigone from her jail cell while facing felony charges.
The First Stage Festival is where new work takes its first steps. 10 directors will have 10 hours to focus, manifest, and present a particular moment or element of a new work for an audience. 10 work-in-progress showings will provide glimpses into the future of the American Theater.