Antigone in Ferguson

Antigone in Ferguson

Presented by Harlem Stage and Theater of War Productions

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.

Directed by Bryan Doerries

Starring Samira Wiley, Paul Giamatti, Tamara Tunie, David Strathairn, Adepero Oduye, Frankie Faison and Kathryn Erbe

Show Times: Tuesday–Friday @7:30pm, Saturday @3pm and 7:30pm
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes with one intermission
  • Playwright: Sophocles
  • Adaptation: Bryan Doerries

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