Venue Details

Second Stage - Tony Kiser Theatre
305 West 43rd St. New York, NY 10036
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 47 members
Review from Maria Crisci-Munafo
21 events 12 reviews

The show was interesting and unusual. The acting was very good. My husband and I did enjoy the show.

reviewed Aug 24 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Ruth R.
14 events 7 reviews

unique production, touching play

reviewed Jul 27 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from HPB
13 events 6 reviews

Even though our seats were in the last row, the house was sold out so we felt lucky to be there at all.

reviewed Aug 16 2007 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“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

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