UNK Theatre’s ‘Eurydice’ opens Wednesday

KEARNEY – The University Theatre at Kearney presents “Eurydice” Wednesday through Sunday at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Sarah Ruhl’s “Eurydice” dives head first into the story of Orpheus and Eurydice from the young heroine’s perspective. Eurydice is a bright young woman with a passion for philosophy and literature engaged to the greatest musician, Orpheus. When her late father attempts to contact her from the underworld on her wedding day, an Interesting Man and his chorus of Stones maliciously intervene.

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14-17; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.

Where: Studio Theatre, UNK Fine Arts Building

Cost: Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for non-UNK students, seniors and UNK faculty/staff; $7 per person for groups of 10 or more, and free for UNK students with a valid ID. For tickets, contact the UNK Box Office at 308.865.8417 or boxoffice@unk.edu.

Tony Koetters
Tony Koetters
Mary Dworak
Mary Dworak

Cast (listed by hometown)
Omaha – Mary Dworak, Worry Stone/Wedding Guest/Jitterbug
Kearney – Tony Koetters, Interesting Man/Lord of the Underworld
Lincoln – Trisha Marie Miller, Big Stone/Wedding Guest/Jitterbug
Columbus – Hayden Nelson, Orpheus
Omaha – Emma Newman, Understudy
Hastings – Kalee Reams, Loud Stone/Wedding Guest/Jitterbug
Scottsbluff – Hunter T. Scow. Little Stone/Wedding Guest/Jitterbug
Curtis – Mary Joyce Storm, Eurydice
Kearney – Scott Unruh, Father

Student Production Staff
North Platte – Seth D. Mavigliano, stage manager
Lincoln – Sammantha Hanks, assistant stage manager
Scottsbluff – Mikayla Fulk, properties master
Humboldt – Anthony Knudson, scenic designer

Faculty/Staff Artistic Team
Noelle Bohaty – Director
Darin Himmerich – Technical Director
Del DeLorm – Lighting & Sound Designer
Ronald Altman – Costume Designer
Anthony Donofrio – Original Music Composer

Photos courtesy of Kerri Garrison