Antigone in Ferguson

Antigone in Ferguson

SYNOPSIS: Antigone in Ferguson was conceived in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in 2014, through a collaboration between Theater of War Productions and community members from Ferguson, MO. Translated and directed by Bryan Doerries and composed by Phil Woodmore, the project fuses a dramatic reading by leading actors of excerpts from Sophocles’ Greek tragedy with live choral music performed by a choir of activists, police officers, youth, and concerned citizens from Ferguson and New York City.

Translated, Directed, and Facilitated by Bryan Doerries
Music composed and conducted by Phil Woodmore

Featuring a rotating cast of actors, including: Amy Ryan, Chris Noth, Paul Giamatti, Jumaane Williams, Kathryn Erbe, Obi Abili, Linda Powell, Josh Hamilton, and David Strathairn.

With guest following guest choirs:
R.Evolucion Latina
Brooklyn Interdenominational Chorus
United Voices of Hope
The Guardians
Police Athletic League Choir
Bethel Gospel Assembly

Show Times: Wednesday-Friday @7pm, Saturday @2pm and 7pm
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission
  • Playwright: Sophocles
  • Adaptation: Bryan Doerries

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