Gospel at Colonus

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company has opened its 27th season with a special performance of The Gospel at Colonus, a musical melding of American gospel traditions with Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Oedipus at Colonus. The show — at Edison Theatre through Sept. 21 — is directed by Ron Himes, the Henry E. Hampton Jr. Artist-in-Residence in the Performing Arts Department and African and Afro-American Studies, both in Arts & Sciences, as part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebrations. For ticket information call 534-3810.

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