Coastal Magazine Throwback Articles
ABOVE: This piece appeared in the fall 2014 issue of Coastal Magazine.
CCU Theatre stages poolside production
The stage directions on the first page of the text are explicit: “The stage is entirely occupied by a square or rectangular pool of water, of varying depth, bordered on all four sides by a wooden deck approximately three feet wide.”
Consequently, CCU Theatre’s fall 2014 production of Metamorphoses involved the total metamorphosis of the Edwards Theatre in the Humanities Building. Mary Zimmerman’s 1998 play, based on Ovid’s ancient poem, is a series of vignettes that offer contemporary interpretations of famous Greek myths. Most of the stories have a thematic connection to water, such as the “creation of the world” and the tale of Narcissus, who saw his reflection in a pool