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:
Brooklyn Interdenominational Chorus
United Voices of Hope
Police Athletic League Choir
Bethel Gospel Assembly
Show Times: Wednesday-Friday @7pm, Saturday @2pm and 7pmeventbrite.com