Greatest African-American Plays

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  • Blues for Mr. Charlie
  • Black Nativity
  • The Gospel At Colonus
  • Platanos And Collard Greens
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone
  • For Colored Girls Who Have Consider Suicide When
  • Fences
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Ruined
  • The Mountaintop
  • Stick Fly
  • Topdog/Underdog

The Gospel at Colonus

The Gospel at Colonus is based on the epic Greek tragedy Oedipus at Colonus, with a Black Pentacostal minister as Oedipus. The play has featured the singing group The Blind Boys Of Alabama and Morgan Freeman.

(Photo: Lee Breuer)

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