Haley is thrilled to a part of the choir on this incredible piece composed by her longtime voice teacher and friend Phil Woodmore. Check out the details below and visit https://theaterofwar.com/schedule/antigone-in-ferguson-brooklyn-north for information about reservations!
Antigone in Ferguson fuses dramatic readings of Sophocles’ Antigone by acclaimed actors with live choral music performed by a diverse choir, including police officers, activists, youth, teachers, and concerned citizens from Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, culminating in powerful, healing discussions about race and social justice.
TRANSLATED, DIRECTED & FACILITATED BY BRYAN DOERRIES
PUBLIC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE (PAIR), CITY OF NEW YORK
MUSIC COMPOSED AND CONDUCTED BY PHIL WOODMORE
CO-FACILITATION BY DE-ANDREA BLAYLOCK JOHNSON
Featuring the actors Donnetta Grays, Josh Hamilton, Obi Abili, and Marjolaine Goldsmith
The NYC Department of Veterans’ Services and Department of Cultural Affairs named Bryan Doerries Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions, as the city’s Newest Public Artist in Residence (PAIR). Over the next two years. Theater of War Productions will bring theater projects and community conversations that address critical public health and social issues to all five boroughs. All events are free and will take place in more than 60 venues across New York City. The project will combine theater and public forums that engage both veterans and civilians in community-specific performances that foster health and healing through open discussion and exchange. For more information, please visit: www.theaterofwar.nyc
We encourage all persons with disabilities – veterans and their family members, students, artists, and concerned citizens – to attend. To request additional information regarding accessibility or accommodations at the event, please contact Marjolaine Goldsmith: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The venue is accessible via 599 Johnson Avenue and has accessible restrooms.
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