Eurydice, A Timeless Love Story with Amazing Visual Effects
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China's first all-female percussion group, the Red Poppy Ladies, reinterpret the beloved folk tale Mulan. The story of a legendary heroine who disguised herself as a man to take her father's place in battle was also turned into a famed Disney animated film in 1998. But the Red Poppy Ladies' version mixes kung fu with traditional drumming as a backdrop to this inspiring tale of courage and family loyalty. Famed for their appearance at the Beijing Olympics, these professionally-trained musicians have performed throughout the world. Learn More
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I read about Eurydice and had some general idea what the story line was like. I took my husband to see this show for our one month wedding anniversary. He is very reserved when it comes to theatre or any Broadway shows. So I knew this would be a...continued
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“A weird and wonderful new play – an inexpressibly moving theatrical fable about love, loss and the pleasures and pains of memory. Not to be missed by anyone with an interest in fresh theatrical voices.” –New York Times
“Exhilarating! A luminous retelling of the Orpheus myth, lush and limpid as a dream where both author and audience swim in the magical, sometimes menacing, and always thrilling flow of the unconscious.” –The New Yorker
“Exquisitely staged by Les Waters and an inventive design team. Ruhl’s wild flights of imagination, some deeply affecting passages and beautiful imagery provide transporting pleasures. They conspire to create original, at times breathtaking, stage pictures.” –Variety
When Eurydice abruptly dies on her wedding day, she must journey through the underworld, reunite with her father and struggle to retain memories of her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious twists of plot and breathtaking visual effects, this play is truly a fresh look at a timeless love story.
By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Les Waters
With Maria Dizza, Gian-Murray Gianino, Carla Harting, Ramiz Monsef, Joseph Parks, Charles Shaw Robinson