Venue Details

121 Star Starred
A Noise Within
3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626-356-3100
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38 events
15 reviews
5 stars
Goldline Sierra Madre stop is directly behind theater. Parking for theatre is in this free MetTA lot which you can enter from Sierra Madre or at the first side street past theater. There is no 79A listed on freeway signs. Take Sierra Madre Villa exit. Foothill is on the north side of the gold Line tracks.
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35 events
19 reviews
37 stars
Dine before or after at the Hook, a short walk across the street. Juicy burgers made with healthy ingredients in a casual atmosphere.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Eurydice"
24 ratings
3.8 average rating
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738 events
372 reviews
79 stars
attended Mar 14 2013

I happen to love the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. This so-called 'modern re-telling' left me deeply disappointed. There are multiple ways of crafting a modern version of the story (see Black Orpheus) that preserve its integrity. This was a...continued

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Alan Trevor Red Velvet
316 events
189 reviews
42 stars
attended Mar 23 2013

Great new take on a classic. One of the best companies in town.

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346 events
185 reviews
-14 stars
attended May 19 2013

Absolutely brilliant piece of theater in a great room at the Noise Within. Sarah Ruhl is a genius.

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Quotes & Highlights

“It’s a satisfyingly revisionist take. Yet, somewhat unexpectedly, Orpheus and Eurydice’s youthful passion is dwarfed by Ruhl’s more resonant theme of fatherly love. Inspired by Ruhl’s own father’s early death from cancer, the play is a sweet valedictory to undying parental affection, a bond that, in this case, heroically transcends death.” —Los Angeles Times;(Critic’s Choice)

Description

Written by Sarah Ruhl 

Directed by Geoff Elliott