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Making a myth modern

With 'Orpheus X,' ART team takes new look at legend of love and loss

By Louise Kennedy
Globe Staff / March 19, 2006

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The Orpheus of classical myth descended into Hades to rescue his beloved Eurydice, then lost her forever by disobeying the gods' command not to look back as he led her, singing, up to life. The Orpheus of the American Repertory Theatre's new work ''Orpheus X," which starts previews Saturday at the Zero Arrow Theatre, follows a similar path -- except ... (Full article: 1136 words)

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