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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 77–80.
Published: 01 November 1984
... from the liberal humanist conception of the ~~ response that “vile art” should engender. At the beginning of Lee Breuer’s 77w matter, and often the melodies, of Protestant Bigsby’sJoe Ortun is, as far as it goes, a Gospel at Colonus, Morgan Freeman as the church...
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Theater (1968) 1 (1): 93–97.
Published: 01 February 1968
... with the old, blinded Oedipus, led by central episode, in which Teiresias his daughter, setting out for his proph• prophesies that Thebes will be saved esied exile and final rest in Colonus. from its invaders if Menoeceus, son And its exact center is the colloquy of Creon...
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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 74–77.
Published: 01 November 1984
... of the ~~ response that “vile art” should engender. At the beginning of Lee Breuer’s 77w matter, and often the melodies, of Protestant Bigsby’sJoe Ortun is, as far as it goes, a Gospel at Colonus, Morgan Freeman as the church music with the emotionalism and ex- paradigm of succinctness, style...
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Theater (1991) 22 (1): 75–78.
Published: 01 February 1991
... and paradox, this was a York Times, January 21,1990). runs from Beckett’s Play through confrontation with Shakespeare in Mainstream critics represented his Gospel at Colonus, his black church which there was anger, affection, and production as parodic theater of the version...
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Theater (1987) 18 (2): 80.
Published: 01 May 1987
... Group and Performing Arts Journal Publications. He con- T.R. Burnharn 6 ceived, adapted and directed The Gospel at Colonus, with Billy Cunningham 74 original gospel music by Bob ‘Rlson, and the musical has been Charles Fredericks 5,7,8,9 televised nationally on the PBS series, “Great...
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Theater (1987) 18 (2): 80.
Published: 01 May 1987
... Group and Performing Arts Journal Publications. He con- T.R. Burnharn 6 ceived, adapted and directed The Gospel at Colonus, with Billy Cunningham 74 original gospel music by Bob ‘Rlson, and the musical has been Charles Fredericks 5,7,8,9 televised nationally on the PBS series, “Great...
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Theater (2000) 30 (2): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and built his own instru- Breuer’s The Gospel at ments and used microtonal scales, also developed his own methods of singing and inton- Colonus, 1984. Photo: Beatriz Schiller. ing texts. Meredith Monk is perhaps the most famous exponent of nonconventional vocal styles...
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Theater (1991) 22 (3): 67–77.
Published: 01 November 1991
... of 1983 excellence. His “problem” is not with stories that start the Twilight Zone Lee Breuer’s and Bob Telson’s The middle-class confknity, British stiff music humming in your head. Gospel at Colonus creates a minor upper lip, the spiritual impover- Neither Gregory nor the audience sensation...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 142–146.
Published: 01 May 1978
... of characters from home historic Corn King rituals, from the structure of the play goes far beyond the erotic to heteroerotic relationships may Oresteia and Oedipus at Colonus, inclusion of literal music, including as well be related to the existence of those through Shakespeare (e.g. As You Like well...
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Theater (1987) 18 (2): 66–68.
Published: 01 May 1987
... for The Gospel at Colonus, adapting perspective, if not on the world as such, at least on the world Beckett’s stories in preference to his plays. And yet Breuer’s he has created in his art. resistance to scripts isn’t a symptom, in him, of a resistance This “detached...
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Theater (2005) 35 (3): 40–51.
Published: 01 November 2005
...-wise, than the decades that followed. The eighties—yes, even the eighties!—had their own marvelously fruitful stretches. Take, for example, the 1983–84 season, in which awards went to Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, Lee Breuer’s The Gos- pel at Colonus, and important work by Maria Irene Fornes, Franz...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 February 2017
... production of The Scottsboro Boys, The Gospel at Colonus. These works engage informa- tion about black life and Africanist aesthetics without offering tactics or strategies for enhancing our lives; they offer satisfying diversions. Revolutionary black art, like...
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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 37–48.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Frederick J. Marker; Lise-Lone Marker Copyright © THEATER 1984 1984 The Back of the Book Clarencc Fountain and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama in The Gospel at Colonus...
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Theater (1985) 16 (2): 6–17.
Published: 01 May 1985
... gyration of energy given off by actors standing beside a iong row of manuscripts, and the whoie sub- the stage ignites the audience. It is somethipg we glimpsed briefly in ject of the evening becomes paper, and how paper is destroyed, and Gospel at Colonus with the gospel singers: the greatest moments...
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Theater (2013) 43 (2): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Collective’s The Tenant (2011), where a dilapidated cathedral in Manhattan’s Upper West Side was converted into a tene- ment building; Emmanuelle Delpech-­Ramey’s Oedipus at fdr (2008), an adaptation of Oedipus at Colonus staged under Philadelphia’s skate park bridge; Semper Fi’s Ladies and Gents (2008...