~Ferguson – Michael Brown – Greek Tragedy – Transformative Music – Dynamic Conversations~
Antigone in Ferguson shares the truth about justice as experienced on stage with spirit-felt, soulful, & captivating music composed and directed by Dr. Philip A. Woodmore in a unique adaptation written by Bryan Doerries of Theater of War Productions. In this book, you will discover the transformative power of music (when interwoven with the drama of Greek tragedy) to change people’s thinking and actions regarding injustice on the macro and micro level in our modern society. This transformation in thinking leads to healing discussions that produce effective, pervasive and long-lasting actions. Dr. Philip A. Woodmore will be your guide as we investigate and interrogate the journey to this thrilling transformation. Dr. Woodmore is a nationally recognized music educator who specializes in composition, vocal coaching, choral curriculum and programming, and collaborative rehearsing. Using his expertise, he has composed an original score and lyrics to Sophocles’s tragedy, Antigone, which has become an Off-Broadway smash-hit known as Antigone in Ferguson.