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Eurydice (Matthew Aucoin / Libretto by Sarah Ruhl) at Cinema Art Theater

December 13

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 14, 2021

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Starts Dec 13. Tickets available now.

The ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who attempts to harness the power of music to rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld, has inspired composers since opera’s earliest days. Brilliant American composer Matthew Aucoin now carries that tradition into the 21st century with a captivating new take on the story—a product of the Met’s commissioning program. With a libretto by Sarah Ruhl, adapted from her acclaimed 2003 play, the opera reimagines the familiar tale from Eurydice’s point of view. Yannick Nézet-Séguin oversees the momentous Met premiere from the podium, leading Aucoin’s evocative music and an immersive new staging by Mary Zimmerman. Soprano Erin Morley sings the title role, opposite baritone Joshua Hopkins as Orpheus and countertenor Jakub Józef Orlinski as his otherworldly alter-ego. Bass-baritone Nathan Berg is Eurydice’s father and fellow resident of the underworld, with tenor Barry Banks as Hades himself.

Estimated Run Time: 2 hrs 45 min

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Please note that tickets are non-refundable and may not be exchanged for other screening dates/times or film title.


Location: Cinema Art Theater


  • $22.00 RBFS Members
  • $25.00 Adult
  • $15.00 Student – With Student ID
  • $22.00 Seniors – 65 yrs and over
  • $15.00 Youth – 15 yrs and younger
  • $22.00 Met Members

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Mon Dec 13 1:00 PM    Cinema Art Theater
Tue Dec 14 6:00 PM    Cinema Art Theater


Cinema Art Theater: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
17701 Dartmouth Dr
lewes, 19958 United States
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