The Greek Tragedy Playbook: Examining Agon Scenes

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Jessica Hughes , Emory & Henry College
Ancient Greek theatre flourished through competitive festivals, and the art form itself reflects the Grecian tradition of competition through agon scenes in its plays. Taking research about the nature of agon scenes, this presentation will demonstrate how agon scenes can be re-created and adapted for modern audiences.