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Orfeo returns to Marigny Opera House

Orfeo returns to the Marigny Opera house for another runPremiering in 2015, the original full-length ballet by Maya Taylor with music by Tucker Fuller, performed to standing-room-only crowds. Orfeo recounts the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, a tale of love and passion doomed by the gods. Accompanied by the New Resonance Chamber Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor. The show will run from April 14-16. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $25 for students and seniors.

Mary Rickard headed to a dress rehearsal for Orfeo to get a behind-the-scenes look and talk with the dancers and masterminds behind this tragic love story.

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