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A Noise Within
3352 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626-356-3100
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"Eurydice"
24 ratings
3.8 average rating
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805 events
396 reviews
87 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
320 events
191 reviews
44 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
-13 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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“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 

<em>A Christmas Carol</em> <em>Man of La Mancha</em> <em>Ah, Wilderness!</em> <em>King Lear</em> Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Amélie, A New Musical</em> <em>Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment</em> Knott's Merry Farm <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em> Long Beach Ballet: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>A Cinderella Christmas</em>