Glendale Community College’s performing arts students will be putting on s production of the play Metamorphoses Sat. Nov. 5 from 7:30-9:30 at the Preforming Arts Center. General admission will be $8 but for students, alumni, or seniors admission will be $5. Other show dates include Nov. 10, 11, and 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Metamorphoses is based on Ovid’s metamorphoses, the poems. The play retells the stories of gods and fortunes both good and bad in different time periods and different settings. A shallow pool is used as the main scenic element within the production.
“The movement is the coolest part of this show. It’s all danced based, there’s a lot of choreography that takes place even though it’s not a musical,” said Mia Eller, one of the plays cast members.
Metamorphoses the play is bringing Ovid’s tales to visual life. The production will have an actual pool on the stage which most might consider to be interesting and different.
The play was nominated for three 2002 Tony Awards including, Best Play.
The cast plans on interacting with the audience and having them on stage as well.
“You will have a very interactive experience while watching the show,” said Delaney Bever, another member of the cast.