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
ADMISSION IS FREE.
TO RESERVE SEATS, PLEASE VISIT: https://antigoneinferguson.eventbrite.com OR CALL: (917) 426-3233. For all inquries, including accessibility accommodations, you can also email AIFinfo@theaterofwar.com.