by Ned Dickens (Theatreworks Productions). This contemporary take on Ovid’s story of Apollo and Daphne is about breaking the ties that bind, atonement and transformation. Previews Nov 19. Opens Nov 20 and runs to Dec 7, Tue-Sun 8 pm. $20-$25, stu $12.50, Tue pwyc.
Dickenss contemporary take on the story of Apollo and Daphne involves an immigration lawyer, the assistant he amorously pursues and a mysterious woman seeking refuge in Canada. The chemistry in this intriguing production gives myth the quality of universal truth, which is just what the playwright intends.
NNN (Jon Kaplan)
Location - Pia Bouman School for Ballet