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  • Grecian Myth Of Orpheus

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    The Grecian myth of Orpheus is a well known tragic tale about love and loss. It is the subject of many operas and movies, each one’s focus on the musicians struggle to rescue his wife from the Underworld and the heartbreak that follows soon after. In Sarah Ruhl’s retelling of the story we have our focus shifted to Orpheus’ wife; Eurydice. In this production we given the details of what she had been through before Orpheus’ descent, filling in her own story of life and death. After she dies on her

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