Join ICS parents from the International/Diversity Committee to see "Antigone in Ferguson," which combines dramatic readings by acclaimed actors of Sophocles’ Antigone with live choral music. Free admission; see below to reserve seats.
Conceived in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in 2014, this work is a collaboration between Theater of War Productions and community members of Ferguson, MO and features an original score performed by a core choir of Brown’s teachers, activists, and law enforcement from St. Louis and New York City. Each performance culminates in a powerful, audience-driven discussion about 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 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.