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Kenton Rogers (Singer Oedipus), e’Marcus Harper-Short (Creon) Photo

Kenton Rogers (Singer Oedipus), e’Marcus Harper-Short (Creon)

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03/01/2018
Jabari Exum (Percussion). (Background:) Becky Sanders, Angela Adams, Robin Walker Sha Photo

Jabari Exum (Percussion). (Background:) Becky Sanders, Angela Adams, Robin Walker Shanks, e’Marcus Harper-Short (Keyboard), Sandy Taylor Hawkins, Angela R. Gray, Kimberly A. Young

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03/01/2018
Marcus Harper-Short, William T. Newman Jr., and DeMone  Photo

Marcus Harper-Short, William T. Newman Jr., and DeMone

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03/03/2017
 





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THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards Photo THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2020

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

BWW Review: MARIE AND ROSETTA at Mosaic Theater Company Photo BWW Review: MARIE AND ROSETTA at Mosaic Theater Company
by Rachael Goldberg - Aug 30, 2018

Rock and roll is a cornerstone of American culture - Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Little Richard are all household names across the country. And yet, the names of the women who pioneered the genre are largely unknown, as are their stories. “Marie and Rosetta,” which opened Mosaic Theater's fourth season, seeks to change that.

Mosaic Theater Company's Fourth Season Begins With Empowering MARIE AND ROSETTA Photo Mosaic Theater Company's Fourth Season Begins With Empowering MARIE AND ROSETTA
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2018

"How Hope Happens," the Fourth Season at Mosaic Theater Company, will open with Marie and Rosetta, written by George Brant and directed by local artist Sandra L. Holloway. This play featuring gospel music, blues, and rock n' roll tells the story of the first rehearsal between Sister Rosetta Tharpe (recently inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame), and her young protegee Marie Knight.

BWW Review: Avant Bard's Timely Revival of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Photo BWW Review: Avant Bard's Timely Revival of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
by Roger Catlin - Mar 1, 2018

What if gospel music was taken out of church? What if its structure, soul and power were applied to some other ancient stories, such as, for example, Sophocles, where actors talk about gods plural?

Photo Flash: Avant Bard Revives THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Photo Photo Flash: Avant Bard Revives THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
by Julie Musbach - Mar 1, 2018

Avant Bard's acclaimed up-close and unplugged production of The Gospel at Colonus reopens with some exceptional new talents on board-including a gospel recording artist and a drummer who worked on Black Panther.

Revival Of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Features Fresh New Faces Photo Revival Of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Features Fresh New Faces
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2018

Avant Bard's acclaimed up-close and unplugged production of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS reopens with some exceptional new talents on board-including a gospel recording artist and a drummer who worked on Black Panther.

Kenton Rogers To Headline GOSPEL AT COLONUS Revival Photo Kenton Rogers To Headline GOSPEL AT COLONUS Revival
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2018

Well-known gospel recording artist Kenton Rogers has joined the cast of Avant Bard's revival of The Gospel at Colonus, a critical and audience hit last season. Rogers--an actor, singer, and ordained preacher--will headline The Gospel at Colonus in the role of Singer Oedipus along with local civic legend William T. Newman Jr., who returns as Preacher Oedipus.

Gospel Recording Artist Kenton Rogers to Headline Avant Bard's Revival of THE GOSPEL  Photo Gospel Recording Artist Kenton Rogers to Headline Avant Bard's Revival of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
by Julie Musbach - Feb 7, 2018

Well-known gospel recording artist Kenton Rogers has joined the cast of Avant Bard's revival of The Gospel at Colonus, a critical and audience hit last season. Rogers-an actor, singer, and ordained preacher-will headline The Gospel at Colonus in the role of Singer Oedipus along with local civic legend William T. Newman Jr., who returns as Preacher Oedipus.

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Returns in All its Glory Photo THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Returns in All its Glory
by Julie Musbach - Jan 17, 2018

Avant Bard's acclaimed production of The Gospel at Colonus, a critical and audience favorite a year ago, returns in all its glory to Gunston Arts Center February 22 to March 25, 2018. The exhilarating African American musical will again star renowned Arlington actor and judge William T. Newman (pictured above) in the role of Oedipus.

BWW Review: WSC Avant Bard's THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS a Brilliant Revival
by Andrew White - Mar 10, 2017

Lee Breuer's The Gospel at Colonus took Sophocles' meditation on mortality, sin and redemption and brought it solidly into the American mainstream. This production of The Gospel at Colonus, revived by WSC Avant Bard under the inspired direction of Jennifer l. Nelson, is one of the most joyous experiences in live theatre you are likely to see.