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Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

  • Lucie Stern Theater 1305 Middlefield Road Palo Alto US (map)

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

presented by Palo Alto Players

January 16-February 1, see website for detailed schedule

Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, 650-329-0891

see website for ticket details


The classic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is re-imagined in this contemporary story, as seen through the eyes of its heroine. After a tragic accident on her wedding day, Eurydice travels to the underworld where she is reunited with her much-loved father. Guided by a chorus of Stones, Eurydice must learn to accept the harsh rules of death as she struggles with a new language and haunting memories of her beloved husband. With ingenious plot twists and breathtaking visual effects, Eurydice is a poignant love story about life, loss, and unthinkable choices.