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A Noise Within
3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626-356-3100
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 24 members
Review from G,H.
Red Velvet 860 events 427 reviews

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

reviewed Mar 14 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Alan Trevor
Red Velvet 326 events 191 reviews

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

reviewed Mar 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from terry
346 events 185 reviews

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

reviewed May 19 2013 report as inappropriate
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“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)

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Written by Sarah Ruhl 

Directed by Geoff Elliott 

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