Orpheus and Eurydice (detail), about 1709, Jean Raoux. Oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of William P. Garred

From Play to Libretto: Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice

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NEW DATE! This event is taking place on Sunday, February 2 (rescheduled from Feb. 22).

Join actors and opera singers for a staged reading of Eurydice (2003) by Tony-nominee and MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl, followed by a conversation between Ruhl and the score’s composer, Matthew Aucoin, about the process of translating her play to opera. LA Opera performs selections from the libretto.

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