Cotton Patch Gospel, a Bluegrass Musical by Harry Chapin
The last date listed for Cotton Patch Gospel was Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 / 3:00pm.
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.