London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES GB

Orpheus in the Underworld

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Performance Times
Mon - -
Tue - 19:30
Wed - 19:30
Thu - 19:30
Fri - 19:30
Sat 14:45 19:30
Sun - -
Orpheus in the Underworld description

Heaven’s overrated.
Hell is where the party’s at.

Director Emma Rice makes her ENO debut in a glitzy production that showcases her talents for theatrical spectacle and humour.

Orpheus in the Underworld transports us to a hedonistic, party-filled Underworld.

Eurydice is fooled into taking Pluto, ruler of the Underworld, as her lover after her new marriage to Orpheus is broken through tragedy. Orpheus must try to win his wife back, but to achieve the impossible he needs the help of the glamorous, conceited but rather bored gods…

Offenbach’s riotous operetta features the popular ‘Can-can’. Ed Lyon and Mary Bevan are Orpheus and Eurydice with Alan Oke as John Styx and Sir Willard White as Jupiter. Joining them are ENO Harewood Artists Alex Otterburn and Idunnu Münch.

Former ENO Music Director Sian Edwards (1993-95) returns to conduct.

In association with Wise Children.

Supported by George & Patti White and a syndicate of donors.Orpheus in the Underworld transports us to a hedonistic, party-filled Underworld.

Eurydice is fooled into taking Pluto, ruler of the Underworld, as her lover after her new marriage to Orpheus is broken through tragedy.

Orpheus must try to win his wife back to him. To achieve the impossible he needs the help of the glamorous, conceited but rather bored gods…

Orpheus in the Underworld reviews

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Rito
Inspiring interpretation of Orpheus in the Underworld

The theme was transposed to current times in a very inspiring way. I have enjoyed every minute.

Reviewed on 06 October 2019 by , London, United Kingdom

08 Oct
2019
Phil Willmott

Review: ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD at the Coliseum Theatre

by Phil Willmott | Tuesday, October 8 2019, 15:04

Orpheus in the Underworld The Orpheus story seems to be the ancient Greek myth of choice at the moment. Over on Broadway HADESTOWN, which played at London’s National Theatre won the Tony award for best musical (mystifyingly in my opinion) whilst the English National Opera are presenting four interpretations this season.

Review: ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD at the Coliseum Theatre