Oedipus at Colonus ( also Oedipus Coloneus, Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους ἐπὶ Κολωνῷ, Oidipous epi Kolōnōi) is one of the three Theban plays of the Athenian tragedian was written shortly before Sophocles' s death in 406 BC and produced by his grandson ( also called Sophocles) at the Festival of Dionysus in 401 BC. In the timeline of the plays, the events of Oedipus. The Gospel at Colonus is an African- American musical version of Sophocles' s tragedy, Oedipus at Colonus.
The show was created in 1983 by the experimental- theatre director Lee Breuer, one of the founders of the seminal American avant- garde theatre company Mabou Mines, and composer Bob Telson. The musical was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Oedipus Rex Study Guide Subscribe now to download this study guide, along with more than 30, 000 other titles. Get help with any book.