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Last week for Ruhl’s ‘Eurydice’ at Next Stage

A classic myth re-imagined

In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. On the

Photo by Lynne Weinstein

Photo by Lynne Weinstein

day of her wedding, Eurydice falls victim to a tragic accident that sends her hurtling into a wonderland of Underworld: ripped from her beloved Orpheus, the greatest musician in the world, Eurydice is reunited with her dead father in the Land of the Dead. Orpheus journeys to retrieve his bride, but Eurydice has begun to discover that the cost of living again can sometimes exceed the cost of staying dead. Full of dark humor, lyrical beauty, and wit, Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice transforms a traditional myth into a visceral, contemporary meditation on love worth grieving for.

The cast features Mason Washer, Madeleine Sepe, Jim Maxwell, Ian Hefele, Gay Maxwell, and Ayars Hemphill.

The Apron Theater Company was founded by Karla Baldwin and Hallie Flower. and is Next Stage Arts Project’s “theater-company- in-residence”. They have wowed audiences with each production with outstanding casts, direction, sets and technical production values.