This chapter presents post-classical adaptations of Sophocles' tragedies. It highlights the production of Ajax in 1882, which was staged in Cambridge, England. It also explores Martin Crimp's Cruel and Tender, the adaptation of Sophocles' Women of Trachis, in 2004. It also discusses the adaptation of Antigone by Jean Anouilh, which was performed in German-occupied France in 1944.
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