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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 32 members
Review from Theater Pimp
Red Velvet 51 events 18 reviews

I enjoyed the performace but if you're looking for the classical myth of Orpheus and Eurydice you'll be disapointed. I liked the depiction life, or the lack thereof, in Hades. The set deisgn and the sound design were very well done.

reviewed Feb 13 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Mlals
30 events 8 reviews

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

reviewed Feb 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
8 events 3 reviews

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

reviewed Feb 21 2009 report as inappropriate
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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.

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