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“a forceful feminist critique of power structures” ★★★★ The Irish Times 
“powerful piece of theatre”

★★★★ + The Reviews Hub 
"a multimedia affair, a feast for the senses"

No More Workhorse

Premiered March 22nd 2017, Project Arts Centre


“You say I’m aggressive when I don’t let you interrupt me. You say it’s in your nature to deserve more. 
You say I’m exaggerating. 
And you can say it because we keep letting you, we keep letting you in, we keep letting you invalidate us and infantilize us and institutionalize us. And you think it’s ok. 
But not anymore."

A radically new retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth – told from her side of hell on earth. Follow Eurydice on an epic music-theatre journey of love, rage and fury against cold political calculation.
This visually stunning work explodes the classical myth into a highly visceral spectacle, unmasking the fakery of patriarchal society.
With live music composed by Jane Deasy and performed by Alex Petcu (Crash Ensemble), Éna Brennan, and Rachel NíChuinn (Dublin Laptop Orchestra), featuring projection design by Algorithm and scenic design by Ger Clancy.



Written by Joanna Crawley
Directed by Lee Wilson
Composed by Jane Deasy
Eurydice: India Mullen
Orpheus: Michael-David McKernan
Hades: Barry McKiernan
Musicians: Alex Petcu, Éna Brennan, Rachel Ní Chuinn
Set design by Ger Clancy
Costumes by Sarah Foley
Sound by Eóin Murphy
Projections by Algorithm
Choreography by Monika Bieniek
Produced by Hugh Farrell
Line Producer: Rachel Bergin
Production Manager: Barry O’Donovan
Stage Manager: Fodhla O’Brien


Supported by the Arts Council and Dublin City Council


★★★★ The Irish Times - Helen Meany

★★★★ (and 1/2) The Reviews Hub

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