Metamorphoses

When

Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:00pm

Where

The Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55415

About the Show

In what’s considered her signature theatrical piece, once hailed as “the theater event of the year” (Time), Tony Award-winning director and playwright Mary Zimmerman juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary in a visually stunning theatricalization of Roman poet Ovid’s powerful masterwork, Metamorphoses. Performed in and around a large pool of water, a ravishing effect, an ensemble of actors embodies figures from Greek mythology to share both well-known and rarely told stories of transformation.

Contains mature themes and, in the evening performances, a nude character (the Greek god Eros). Children should be 14 years of age or older to attend this performance. Childcare will be provided for those under the age of 14. Please let us know if you need childcare when you make your reservation.

Transportation

If you do not have access to a ride, call Project Success and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

Reserve Now

Request Tickets Online

or call Project Success at (612) 874-7710

This show is open to high school students.

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project Success table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project Success theater partner, Guthrie Theater, for providing tickets to students at no cost.

Themes

  • Greek mythology has been a cultural presence for a long time. What purposes does mythology serve? In what ways do we mythologize in today’s society, whether for others or ourselves?
  • The play features a large pool of water. How does this imagery resonate in a time that environmental concerns are reaching a global peak?

Find the Venue

Videos

An interview with the playwright/director Mary Zimmerman