Venue Details

Provision Theater
at S Morgan 1001 West Roosevelt Chicago, IL 60608
312-455-0066
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Cynthia Henson
Review from Cynthia Henson
86 events 40 reviews

It was a wonderful play, and we enjoyed the depiction of how the story was told. All the songs,dancing and acting was fantastic. We thank all the cast,and all the crew. A fine work was done.....

reviewed Nov 01 2009 report as inappropriate
GeorgiePorgie
Review from GeorgiePorgie
82 events 40 reviews

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...continued

reviewed Nov 08 2009 report as inappropriate
Mike Kolbuk
Review from Mike Kolbuk
57 events 24 reviews

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

reviewed Oct 31 2009 report as inappropriate
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Description

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.

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