Preview Night: Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.Friday, February 3, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.
With the ground-shaking thunder of a revival meeting anelectrifying gospel and blues score, The Gospel at Colonusis an exuberant re-telling of Sophocles’ great ancient myth,Oedipus at Colonus. Featuring the soaring voices of aGREAT CHOIR drawn from the best of regional churches,and POWERFUL SOLOISTS drawn from throughout theWest Coast, Musical Director Darriel Menefee leads thethrilling music, and powerful song, set in the context of ablack evangelical service.The Gospel at Colonus follows one of the most powerful,important stories in theater history, the 2,400 year oldmyth of Oedipus’ as told near the end of his life at theancient city of Colonus. Oedipus is at life’s intersection,wrestling with forgivness, redemption, life and love. TheGospel at Colonus is a riveting, immersive experience frombeginning to end. Conceived and adapted by MacArthurGenius award winner, Lee Breuer, with music composed,arranged, and directed by Academy Award nominee BobTelson - this is a one-of-a-kind show featuring more than 40 powerhouse voices.