God and Country*
Nov 15Dec 29, 2002
By Douglas Post


Jim Corti


Douglas Post


Karla L. Beard (Antigone/Tiresias/Messenger/Chorus)
Dina DiCostanzo (Ismene/Sentry/Haemon/Eurydice/Chorus)
Jane Blass (Creon/Chorus)

Ben Johnson (Keyboard/Chorus)
Jeff Vezain and Tommi Zender (Guitar/Chorus)
Doug Turley (Bass/Chorus)
Bob Garrett (Precussion/Chorus)


Victory Gardens presents God and Country, a world premiere musical based on the Greek myth of Antigone, by Chicago playwright and composer Douglas Post. Jim Corti directs this contemporary retelling of Sophocles’ classic Greek fable, in which contempt for a royal decree forces an angry princess to confront a mighty ruler.

Production Team

Jim Corti – Director
Andy Jones – Musical Director and Arranger
Mary Griswold – Set Designer
Judith Lundberg – Costume Designer
Jaymi Lee Smith – Lighting Designer
Bob Garrett – Sound Designer
Tina Jach – Stage Manager