New Visions Directing Festival: Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The Theater at The New School for Drama 151 Bank Street, New York, NY 10014
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Stephanie C. Cunningham.
Playwright Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine, Eurydice. Dying too young on her wedding day, she must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. All of her efforts to retrieve her humanity are frustrated by a “chorus of stones” and the Lord of the Underworld who has ominous plans for her. On the surface world, Orpheus strives to find the one perfect note that can reunite him with his love so that they may continue life together and never look back…
This production is part of The New School for Drama’s New Visions Directing Festival October 10-19 and October 31-November 9, 2013. For more information and a complete schedule of performances, visit The New School for Drama.
Free general admission. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. To make reservations, call Ticket Central at 212.279.4200 or click the register button.
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