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Theatre & Performing Arts

The Gospel at Colonus


Soulful and stirring, The Gospel at Colonus reimagines the story of Oedipus as the centerpiece of an African American Pentecostal church service. A redemptive celebration, this one-of-a-kind theatrical event breathes new life into a classic myth with a score of powerful gospel music. A bold collaboration from an extraordinary team of artists led by Mark J.P. Hood and Charles NewellThe Gospel at Colonus builds upon the strengths and experiences of its artists to bring this smash hit to life with new clarity on Chicago’s South Side.

Accessible performances:

  • June 10, 2023 at 2:00pm/Touch Tour at 12:30pm (Touch Tour/Audio Description)
  • June 11, 2023 at 2:00pm (Open Captioning)
  • June 11, 2023 at 7:30pm (ASL Interpretation)

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The Gospel at Colonus

Soulful and stirring, The Gospel at Colonus reimagines the story of Oedipus as the centerpiece of an African American Pentecostal church service. A redemptive celebration, this one-of-a-kind…

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