Avant Bard’s acclaimed sold-out production of The Gospel at Colonus returns in a one-night-only concert staging at Lubber Run Park Amphitheater in Arlington, VA, Saturday, August 5, at 8 pm. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
ABOUT THE SHOW: The legendary African American musical The Gospel at Colonus is a soaring celebration of transcendence and the fragility of life. The music is an inspiring fusion of Black church gospel with blues and Motown. The show’s message of redemption is sorely needed right now. With its epic poetry and magnificent score, The Gospel at Colonus reminds us that out of the deepest sorrows, the highest and most uplifting hope can emerge.
ABOUT THE VENUE: The main entrance to Lubber Run Park is at 200 North Columbus Street, Arlington, VA 22203. The Amphitheater has bench seating for roughly 700, plus there is plenty of room for lawn chairs and picnic blankets. THIS IS A PERFECT EVENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.
NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR CONCERT.
Pre-show SEASON 28 KICKOFF PACK-A-PICNIC PARTY
WHERE: The Lubber Run Picnic Shelter (click to download park map). WHEN: Before the Gospel at Colonus concert Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 6 pm. Bring what you want to eat and drink (sorry, alcohol is not permitted).
RSVP FOR PICNIC PARTY APPRECIATED. Email Quill Nebeker, Director of Audience Engagement, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTIONS TO LUBBER RUN PARK
FOR MORE INFORMATION call 703-418-4808.
For a PDF of the map below, click on it.
The Free Summer Concert Series at Lubber Run Amphitheater is produced by Arlington Arts, the presenting arm of Arlington County Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, and with the cooperation of the Lubber Run Amphitheater Foundation.