Pre Athlone performance Dalkey Town Hall 7th-8th May 8pm.
Eurydice, Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld where she meets her dead father, encounters the Lord of the Underworld and struggles to remember her husband, Orpheus.
Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice is a modern re-telling of the Orpheus myth through the eyes of Eurydice. A magical, sometimes menacing, dream-like journey of love, loss and memory.
Eurydice, The Power of Memory to Triumph over Death:
In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love, Orpheus. With contemporary characters, ingenious plot twists, the play is a fresh look at a timeless love story.
Sarah Ruhl’s quirky contemporary meditation on a much-mediated-upon story has some of the subliminal potency of music, the head-scratching surprise of a modernist poem and the cockeyed allure of a surrealist painting. It’s pretty funny, too.
Special thanks to:
Fiona Keane and Conall O’Beoláin for their work in the development of this production.
Eurydice Sarah Coughlan
Father Alan Nuzum
Orpheus Gearoid Molloy
Big Stone Maria Fitzgerald
Loud Stone Sharon Nealon
Little Stone Alice Meehan
Nasty Interesting Man/
Lord of the Underworld Dermot Byrne
Director and Designer Emma Jane Nulty
Stage Management Emma Mulligan & Siobhan Caskie
Lighting Design Barry Donaldson
Technical Design Brian Nutley & Caitríona Connolly
We are delighted to be returning to Dalkey Town Hall 22nd and 23rd February with Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl directed by Emma Jane Nulty
Sarah Coughlan -Eurydice
Dermot Byrne- Child/ Nasty Interesting Man
Maria Fitzgerald-Big Stone
Sharon Nealon-Loud Stone
Alice Meehan-Little Stone
Over 40 Years of Award-Winning Amateur Drama
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