Antigone in Ferguson

May 8, 2019 to July 13, 2019

Wednesday through Saturday 7:00pm-9:30pm
Saturday Matinee 2:00pm-5:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: These events take place at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St,  Brooklyn, NY 11201
Easily accessible by the 2, 3, A, C, 4, 5, F and R trains. 

“Gospel strains that make the rafters tremble….Viscerally lifts the play into timelessness.” Ben Brantley, The New York Times.

“Distills the Greek tragedy as a commentary on the urgent questions…resulting from the death of Michael Brown.” Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast

This innovative project fuses dramatic readings by acclaimed actors of Sophocles’ Antigone with live choral music. Each performance culminates in a powerful, audience-driven discussion of race and gender-based violence and social justice.

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

Translated, Directed, and Facilitated by BRYAN DOERRIES

Music composed and conducted by PHIL WOODMORE


TO RESERVE SEATS, PLEASE VISIT: OR CALL: (917) 426-3233. For all inquries, including accessibility accommodations, you can also email

Antigone in Ferguson is made possible with the exclusive support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.