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Orpheus at Blood Moon Theatre

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by Karli Sample (subscribe)
Avid theatre-goer, self-proclaimed foodie and crazy dog lady!
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All the little devils are proud of hell
Lies Lies and Propaganda in collaboration with Suspicious Woman Productions present Orpheus, playing at the Blood Moon Theatre. The size of the stage poses a challenge for the actors, but they effectively turn the small stage into a seated area for theatregoers and use the space of the room to tell the story.

Photographed by Sasha Cohen


Based on the ancient legend of Orpheus and Eurydice, Director Michael Dean puts a creative spin on the ancient tragedy. The opening scene sets in a small country town pub where flannelette wearing rowdy women are drinking beers, when city boy Orpheus (Daniel Monks) walks in. He is trying to reclaim his wife Eurydice and bring her back home. The town sheriff and bar owner Hades (Michael Yore) is not too keen on the idea and makes a stance for her to stay put.

Photographed by Sasha Cohen


The show is engaging in every sense. The characters are quirky and use unusual and creative movement as opposed to a lot of spoken dialogue to tell the story. There is so much to look at and absorb that it makes it near impossible to explain - you just HAVE to go and see it for yourself! For a night of entertaining, unpredictable independent theatre with exceptionally talented actors check out Orpheus - you will not be disappointed.
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Where: The World Bar (The Blood Moon Theatre)
Cost: $25
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