Clara Hassler rated it really liked it May 24, Eurydice is the daughter of the leading actress in a second-rate acting troupe. Anouilh — not the French for boredom after all — Telegraph We currently support the following browsers: Under yet another title, Legend of Lovers, Eurydice opened at the Plymouth Theater using the same Kitty Black translation of the piece. But what gives the play extra poignancy is that, although set in the 30s, it was written during the Occupation: Eurydice found a welcome audience with the English, and the production achieved similar success as it had in Paris. Someoneyouknow rated it really liked it Dec 08, Anouilh joins Cocteau, Giraudoux and Sartre at the head of a large group of French dramatists who used Greek themes in this way from the s onwards. He struggled through years of poverty producing several plays until he eventually wound up as secretary to the great actor-director Louis Jouvet.
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For any other requests or concerns, please contact your Account Manager. Is it possible for the illusions of adolescence to accommodate the compromises and hard truths of middle age? Can love survive in an absolute form, as the young may be led to hope by some of the most venerable fables of European literature and of Greek mythology?
Indeed can love survive in any form whatsoever? Modern French theatre in particular has been drawn to Greek myth as a vehicle for an examination of eternal human dilemmas.
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