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Beloved/Departed

From 21 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Enchanting, Entertaining, Clever, Slow

About the show

Linked Dance Theatre's new dance theater piece immerses audiences in the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, as they attend their wedding and see this fabled story come to life before their eyes. More…

As the night unfolds, Orpheus and Eurydice's love will be tested, and ultimately they and the audience will face the question: is love enough to hold us together?

Note: You must be able to stand and walk for the duration of the performance, including up and down stairs. Dressing for the occasion is highly encouraged - think, semi-formal relaxed spring wedding but comfortable footwear is advised.



May 14th, 2018
"The choreography is undoubtedly the strongest element of this production and the most successful scenes of 'Beloved/Departed' are dance-based...Yet while certainly a memorable experience, 'Beloved/Departed' lacks cohesiveness due to some imbalances. Much of the dialogue is naively direct and sel...
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May 8th, 2018
“Ten energetic performers and a string quartet bring to life a bevy of Greek gods and goddesses...Students of immersive theatre will delight in observing the gods interact: hopeful glances, a steely eyed stare, a quiet scoff. A careful eye will note just how much is being communicated about each ...
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May 5th, 2018
“A different take on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, what really makes it different is a quality of rough-edged simplicity...But simple doesn’t mean mindless. The text and choreography, coupled with the music and lyrics, the sets and lighting, and the costume design are appropriate for a piece ...
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