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Plato's Orpheus

Presented with Four Clowns
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Plato's Orpheus

Four Clowns presents a workshop adaptation of Plato's Orpheus with physical theatre and clowning

Saturday, March 21 at 7:30pm

The remaining Noise Now performances through April have been canceled. We are working to reschedule our March and April Noise Now events for a later date. For more information, click here.

Join the award-winning clown troupe, Four Clowns, as they present their first workshop presentation of a physical retelling of Plato’s Orpheus. It’s a journey of love, grief, and the fleeting nature of happiness. A multi-disciplinary chorus of clowns explore this ancient tale using classical Greek text, imagery, movement, live music, and just a touch of buffoonery. With Orpheus and Eurydice at the helm, this workshop weaves through the tales of the ancient Greeks, exploring the poetic, the mystic, and the downright absurd. It’s Greek mythology with all weird stuff kept in!

Running Time: 1 hour with no intermission


 

A limited number of $10 tickets are made available for all Noise Now events and are released at 10am ten days prior to each event. To purchase a $10 ticket, simply visit our website at 10am on the ticket release date and select the $10 ticket option. If $10 tickets are not visible online, then all available tickets have already been claimed.

 

For Plato’s Orpheus, these tickets will be made available at 10:00am on Wednesday, March 11.

 


A limited number of complimentary tickets are held for all Noise Now events. Please contact Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx, Director of Cultural Programming, at jmunozproulx@anoisewithin.org to check availability for this event.

artists + cast

Creative

  • Director: Turner Munch

Cast

  • Orpheus: Connor Kelly-Eiding
  • Eurydice: Carolina Montenegro
  • Hades: Tyler Bremer
  • Persephone: Meg Cashel
  • Charon: Julia Davis
  • Plato: Andrew Eiden
  • Ovid: Murphy Martin
  • Virgil: Scotty Farris

Four Clowns is a Los Angeles-based, nationally touring, award-winning clown troupe dedicated to entertaining audiences and experimenting with the relationship between actors and audiences. Four Clowns’ productions implement aspects of physical theatre, text, music, and dance, all whilst shattering the fourth wall and shining a light on humanity. The company is constantly redefining the audience’s relationship to the performers on stage. Four Clowns’ multiple-award-winning, critically-acclaimed productions have played in Sao Paolo, Brazil; New York City (La MaMa & Theatre Row, Off-Broadway); Chicago (Neo-Futurists); Las Vegas; San Francisco; Minneapolis; Indianapolis; Phoenix; Kingsland, GA; Telluride, CO; and all over Southern California, including South Coast Repertory and REDCAT. Learn more at fourclowns.org