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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
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Roundhouse is very convenient. County parking is a block away.
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Two different parking garages- one right across the street and one down the block.
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32 ratings
3.8 average rating
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8 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 12 2009

Good acting, and creative use of set. The adaptation of the myth was stilted.

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19 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 01 2009

Cast was good, and stage set intriguing--it added a lot to the play; an interesting adaptation of the myth for modern audiences. Still, I was underwhelmed. This is the second of Sara Ruhl's plays I've seen, mostly because she is so highly...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 21 2009

Completely enjoyed seeing Eurydice. I always enjoy Sarah Ruhl's work and language, and this piece was no exception. The relationship Sarah developed between Eurydice and her father was both touching and tragic. First time to Roundhouse, and I...continued

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New York’s smash hit Eurydice comes to Round House. In an emotionally powerful yet funny play, Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House, Dead Man’s Cell Phone) retells the myth of Orpheus from the perspective of his beloved Eurydice. On the day she is to be married, a misstep sends Eurydice plummeting to the surreal depths of the Underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to retain memories of her lost love. With contemporary characters and ingenious plot twists, Ruhl offers a fresh spin on a timeless love story. Derek Goldman directs an Off-Broadway triumph hailed by The New York Times as “devastatingly lovely…with warmth, humor and theatrical imagination…a love letter to the world that deserves to be remembered for a good long time.” This magical canvas of language and imagery may be Sarah Ruhl’s most personal and deeply felt piece of theatre.

About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre

Round House Theatre produces literary adaptations and contemporary works for the stage, conducts community-based education programs, and provides a home to diverse artists and arts organizations. Their work is expansive: they make art to explore big ideas, broaden minds, move hearts, exercise imaginations, and—ultimately—to build community through the shared experience of live theatre.