Columbia Stages
Hour of the Star

Alkestis by Euripides
Translated by Anne Carson,
Directed by Inés Braun

King Admetos has been given the chance to avoid death, but it comes at the price of his wife Alkestis' life. As Alkestis journeys to the Underworld, Admetos descends into his own personal hell of grief and self-loathing.
The play's Chorus, using music, art and storytelling and aided by the heroically disruptive Herakles, attempts to turn both tragic descents into journeys of self-discovery and redemption, to bring about healing and, perhaps, resurrection.

Producer Kaori Takada, Production Stage Manager Daniel Vaughn, Choreographer Allan Washington, Dramaturg Erin Capistrano, Composer David Cieri, Set Designer Perrine Villemur, Costume Designer Nina Vartanian, Lighting Designer Reza Behjat, Asst. Stage Managers Alison R. Simone and Morgan Leigh Beach*

FEATURING: James Beaman*, Jordan Bellow*, Erin Capistrano, Alex Marz*, Jessie Mahon, Kristin Parker*, Violet Prete, Neil Redfield, Maya Ruth, Sophie Sorensen, Jaine Ye
* Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association

The Connelly Theatre
220 East 4th Street

February 15-18, 2016

$15 General Admission/$5 Seniors

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Wednesday, 2/15 @ 8pm
Thursday, 2/16 @ 8pm
Friday, 2/17 @ 8pm
Saturday, 2/18 @ 2pm
Saturday, 2/18 @ 8pm

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