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Metamorphoses was part of the Department of Theatre's fall 2014 production lineup.

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


Metamorphoses required the complete metamorphosis of the Edwards Theatre.



Past Coastal Magazine Throwback Articles

Looking Ahead: The Next 50 Years

Growing Up Coastal

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Coastal Alumnus Lands on Moon

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Empowering Coastal

A Survivor's Story

An Education at Sea Level

Civil Leader

A Shot at the Big League

South by Southeast

The Coastal Experience

Katrina's Wrath

Bass Extremes

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Making Waves

Coastal's Office of Admissions Adjusts to Changing Times

A Great Life: An interview with Edward M. Singleton

Southern Writers of Fact and Fiction

A Different Spin

A Place to Entertain and Educate

New Art Gallery named for Coastal friend and benefactor

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Darius Rucker rocks CCU

Going to Press


CCU Theatre stages poolside production