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CSU Theatre Senior Produces Euryduce

March 12, 2009

Eurydice is directed, designed, and performed by students.

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Kaily Anderson, will be performed in the Studio Theatre, University Center for the Arts, on:

  • Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m.

The play

Eurydice is a modern reworking of the Greek myth by the same name by playwright Sarah Ruhl. In the original myth, Orpheus, while mourning the death of his wife Eurydice, plays such beautiful music that he receives permission from the Gods to go to the underworld and bring her back.

As it goes with Greek gods, there is the stipulation that he may not turn for a last look as they walk back up to the mortal world. Orpheus does, of course, and ends up losing Eurydice forever.

This version of the play takes the basic story frame and characters, placing them in a semi-surreal, more modern world in order to explore themes of grief, loss, family, love, passion, and youth in a relevant way.


Tickets are $16 for the public, $14 for seniors, and $7 for Colorado State students and youth (ages 6 – 17). Tickets are available from the Campus Box Office in the Lory Student Center, by phone at 970-491-4849, or online. Advance ticket purchase is recommended; if available, tickets can be purchased at the door one hour before performances begin. All listed ticket prices include a Campus Box Office service charge.

Contact: Matt Strauch
E-mail: Matt.Strauch@ColoState.Edu
Phone: 970-310-7813