Dana Macel as Orpheus
Angie Fisher as Eurydice
Charlie Diaz as Hades
Emma Pauly as Persephone
Ensemble: Terri Lynne Hudson, Alicia Jade, Athanasia Sawicz, Jessica Smoot, and Electra Tremulis
Angie Fisher - Choreographer
Emma Pauly - Dramaturg/Translator
Jenn Oswald - Costume Designer
Cat Davis - Lighting Designer
Shannon Lauzier - Stage Manager
Electra Tremulis - Original Music
Orpheus waltzes into the Underworld for real this time, no tinkering with its facsimile in his desires or in his head. Under his bed now lurk real monsters—how will he escape with the one he loves? What awaits him way across the Styx River? Underworld Anthem pushes us through the looking-glass and throws away the key.
Through a curated cycle of poems by Alexandra Ranieri, director Iris Sowlat and the ensemble explore the many facets of Orpheus’ journey into the Underworld. The play explores what compels one to seek the Underworld, to leave it, to relish it, to rule it, to create within it, to give oneself to it, and to attempt to escape. This devised piece includes Ranieri’s poetry, an actual Orphic hymn to Persephone, translated sections of Ovid’s Orpheus and Eurydice, original music, dance, and more!