PLYMOUTH — "Orpheus in the Underworld," a light-hearted operetta by Jacques Offenbach, will be presented April 11-14 by the Plymouth State University theatre program in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Directed by Paul Mroczka, PSU professor of theatre.
Justin McCarthy will direct the 13-piece orchestra.
The 32-member cast includes lead players Michael Dodge, a junior vocal performance major from Northwood, playing Orpheus; Lisa Hansen, a senior vocal performance and music education major from Nashua, playing Euridice; Jason Faria, a junior theatre arts major from Hudson, Mass., playing Aristeus/Pluto; Bradford Dumont, a senior vocal performance and music education major from Rochester, playing Jupiter/Ensemble alternate performances and Eben Brown, a senior music education major from Dorchester, also playing Jupiter/Ensemble in alternate performances.
Performances are April 11-13 at 8 p.m. and April 14 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $16 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.