Chapman University College of Performing Arts. Digital art of a silhouette of a figure reflected in a long, rectangular pool of water, with a doorway at the end of the hallway, flanked on both sides by rows of ghostly figures behind panes of hazy glass.

Department of Theatre presents:
by Mary Zimmerman

October 6, 7, 13, 14, 2022 | 7:30 p.m. 
October 8 & 15, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. 
Directed by Shinshin Yuder Tsai

Metamorphoses is based on Ovid's 15-volume work of transformation myths. Positioned in and around a large pool on the stage, the characters enact Zimmerman's adaptations of Ovid's tales, juxtaposing the ancient and the contemporary in both language and image.

Based on the Myths of Ovid
Written and originally directed
by Mary Zimmerman

METAMORPHOSES was originally produced by
Lookingglass Theatre Company, Chicago, October 1998

Premiered in New York City by 
The Second Stage Theatre, New York, September, 2001

Artistic Director: Carole Rothman
Managing Director: Carol Fishman
Executive Director: Alexander Fraser

OVID’S METAMORPHOSES translated by David Slavitt,
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994

Rainer Maria Rilke’s Poem ORPHEUS, EURYDICE, HERMES.
Translated by Stephen Mitchell, 1995 Modern Library. 

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