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Orpheus and the Underworld

Presented by University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at Cohen Family Studio Theatre, College Conservatory of Music

Feb 04 - 06 2022
Orpheus and the Underworld

Offenbach’s operetta is a satirical retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and his journey to the underworld to save his beloved, Eurydice.

ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD

Music by Jacques Offenbach

Libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy

Amy Johnson, director

Brett Scott, music director and conductor

Offenbach’s operetta is a satirical retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and his journey to the underworld to save his beloved, Eurydice. In this version, Orpheus and Eurydice are unhappily married, and he reluctantly travels to the underworld in an attempt to retrieve his estranged wife from her new lover, Pluto. The comical opera features beloved music, including a popular can-can.

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Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

*The health and safety of our community remains our top priority. Based on current conditions, performance venues will be reduced to 50% capacity. All individuals, including audience members and performers, are required to wear facial coverings indoors, following guidelines from the CDC and UC’s physician-led COVID response team. Additional measures may be in place as conditions develop based on guidance from the CDC and UC’s physician-led COVID response team. Visit the UC Public Health website and CCM's COVID-19 website for additional information and updates.

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