On the marshy fens of eastern England in the 1980s, ghosts of the past haunt the women who labor as tenant farmers in the potato fields and who lead lives essentially unchanged from their 19th-century forebears.
Adaptation and Original Lyrics by Lee Breuer Adapted Lyrics by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson Music by Bob Telson Directed by Mark J.P. Hood and Charles Newell with Associate Director TaRon Patton
Soulful and stirring, The Gospel at Colonus reimagines the story of Oedipus as the centerpiece of an African American Pentecostal church service. A redemptive celebration, this one-of-a-kind theatrical event breathes new life into a classic myth with a score of powerful gospel music.