When Creon declares that anyone who buries Polyneices' body will be killed, Antigone buries her brother anyway. Creon is still a little ticked off about how he's portrayed in this play.
Oedipus accuses Creon of treason in this tragedy before the O-man finds out the horrible truth.
In this tragedy, the seer Tiresias tells Creon that he has to sacrifice his son, Menoeceus, in order to save Thebes. (Creon is more than a little unhappy about this.)
Creon kidnaps Antigone and Ismene in this tragedy to try to win Oedipus' corpse for Thebes.
This collection of myths includes an alternative version of Antigone's story, where she lives long enough to have a son by Haemon, until Creon finds out and causes tragedy all over again. This guy never learns.
The big deal Roman playwright puts his spin on the Sophocles original. It doesn't get any happier, that's for sure.
This modern version of Sophocles' play was performed in Nazi-occupied Paris as a thinly-veiled protest against France's invaders.
This play was a protest against South African apartheid, and it tells the story of two African men who rehearse Sophocles' Antigone while imprisoned for fighting for the rights of their people.
This modern Chicano riff on Oedipus the King is set in a L.A. barrio and comes complete with a Chicano Creon.
Creon hits Antigone in the head with a hammer in this modernized marathon of all of Sophocles' extant plays. (Can we say harsh?)