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Gospel at Colonus, The

Gospel at Colonus, The(1985)

Also Known As: Great Performances (11/08/85) |

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Brief Synopsis

A performance, taped live, of a musical retelling of Sophocles' "Oedipus" cycle, reconceived as a gospel sermon in a black Pentecostal church service.

Cast & Crew

Kirk Browning Director
Morgan Freeman Messenger
Clarence Fountain Oedipus; Five Blind Boys Of Alabama Member
Isabell Monk Antigone
Carl Lumbly Theseus
Jevetta Steele Ismene; J D Steele Singers Member
Kevin Davis Polyneices
Martin Jacox Choragos; Original Soul Stirrers Member
Sam Butler Colonus Messenger
Willie Rogers Original Soul Stirrers Member
J D Steele J D Steele Singers Member
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1985 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  Thirteen/Wnet .....Production Company, Bioscope Inc .....Production Company
Duration(mins):  Country:  not available
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