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Descend to the underworld with 'Eurydice'

Jan. 14, 2010

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University Theatre presents an inventive retelling of the Orpheus myth with its spring opener, "Eurydice," running Jan. 28-Feb. 7 in York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

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Performances of "Eurydice"
York Arena Theatre

  • Thursday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 6, at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m.

This ancient love story is granted new life by the comic audacity, magical surrealism and devastating tragedy of Sarah Ruhl's script. Join University Theatre in a world where love conquers death and stones can talk.

Cast and creative team

University Theatre's production of "Eurydice" is under the direction of Mark Liermann, associate professor of theatre, with stage direction by WMU student Alan Knight. The all-student cast includes Zack Apman, Katy Copeland, Shannon Hill, Joel Hoard, Michael Lopetrone, Ben Maters and Rachel Napoleon.


All seating for "Eurydice" at York Arena Theatre is general admission. Tickets are $20, $15 for senior citizens and WMU employees, and $5 for students. They are available by calling (269) 387-6222, online at wmutheatre.com, or by visiting the Gilmore Theatre Complex or Miller Auditorium ticket offices. Group discounts are available.

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Media contact: Emily Duguay, (269) 387-3227, emily.duguay@wmich.edu

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