Ovid's "Metamorphoses," as adapted for the stage by Mary Zimmerman, is next on stage at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park with previews beginning June 13 and opening June 15. the production, directed by the theater's co-founder and co-artistic director, Sean Harris (NYC's Hamlet, Dinner With Friends, Much Ado About Nothing), runs through July 1.
Hartford Stage presented a production of the work in 2004.
Based on Ovid's classic, narrative poem, the play tells the transformation myths of several Greek and Roman Gods using contemporary language and familiar characters. the stage version features a large pool serving as a focal point.
Three Connecticut natives, West Hartford's David Goldman and Harrison Greene, and Melissa Kaufman of Branford, join in the cast which includes Eric Whitten, Troy Peckham, Justin Sease, Ashley C. Williams, Amelia Campbell, Quinn Warren, and Jillian Rorrer.
Tickets range in price from $22.50 - $32.50 (Students, Seniors, Let's Go Arts members save $2.50 per ticket) and can be purchased in person or over the phone at the box office 860-523-5900 ext. 10, Tuesday to Friday (10am - 6pm); Saturday (10am - 2pm) and 2 hours before curtain; or online at www.PlayhouseOnPark.org.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times