Cotton Patch Gospel, a Bluegrass Musical by Harry Chapin
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The last date listed for Cotton Patch Gospel was Sunday November 8, 2009 / 3:00pm.
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Marvelous performances -- text from a deeply sincere strain or priimitivist Christianity -- suggests that our contemporary world is every bit as depraved as the historical context of the incarnation -- strong medicine for christians, but even powerful enough to affect liberal humanists such as myself...
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Similar to "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Godspell" but with a Southern, bluesy twist, the musical cast its spell on my wife and me. The acting, singing, and instrument playing were superb. The story brought to mind the terrible events of the...continued
by Harry Chapin and Tom Key
The revamped version of this entertaining musical features the reverential retelling of the Gospels of Matthew and John in a contemporary southern setting, set to bluegrass music. The award winning musical is based on the book The Cotton Patch Gospel of Matthew and John by Clarence Jordan, a Bible scholar and Civil Rights activist. Tom Key and Russell Treyz adapted Jordan’s writtings and worked with the late Harry Chapin to create this musical stage version.