By Sarah Ruhl

Directed by Molly Richards

In this poetic reexamination of the Orpheus myth, Sarah Ruhl explores love and loss through the experiences of Eurydice. After mistakenly taking a letter from her Father, Eurydice plunges into the Underworld. As Orpheus, Eurydice’s beloved fiancé, seeks to rescue her from death, Eurydice must choose between her love and her father. This deeply moving tale explores the anguish of reflecting on lost love and the painful work of moving forward.

Produced by UW-Madison at Hemsley Theatre, 821 University Avenue, UW Vilas Hall,Madison

Performances: April 1-16, 2011

Performance Times: April 1,2,7,8,9,14,15,16 at 7:30 pm; April 10 at 2:00 pm pre-performance lecture 4/7/11; post-performance discussion 4/14/11

Ticket Prices: $14-20

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Rehearsals begin 2/14/11
Performances 3/31-4/16/11
Hemsley Theatre

Auditions will be held on Nov 19-20, 2010
1st Floor, Vilas Hall
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All are encouraged to audition; UW affiliated auditionees will receive priority consideration