Metamorphoses (play)

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Metamorphoses is a play by the American playwright and director Mary Zimmerman, adapted from the classic Ovid poem Metamorphoses.wikipedia
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As a child she was introduced to the stories of the ancient Mediterranean world by Edith Hamilton's Mythology. While studying in England, a teacher read her The Odyssey. Zimmerman was educated at Northwestern University, where she received a BS in theater, as well as an MA and PhD in performance studies.

Carl Jung

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Beyond her childhood fascination with Greek myths, Zimmerman credits the Jungian scholar James Hillman as the source of many of her ideas involving love, such as that in the story of Eros and Psyche.

James Hillman

Beyond her childhood fascination with Greek myths, Zimmerman credits the Jungian scholar James Hillman as the source of many of her ideas involving love, such as that in the story of Eros and Psyche.

Joseph Campbell

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She also acknowledges the influence of Joseph Campbell, a scholar of mythology, in her work.

MacArthur Fellows Program

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Zimmerman won the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship in 1998 in recognition of her creative work.

Lucille Lortel Awards

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Anjali Bhimani

She played Greek mythological character Myrrha in Zimmerman-directed Metamorphoses world premiere produced by Lookingglass Theatre Company in 1998 and its Off-Broadway opening at the Second Stage Theatre in 2001.

University of Vermont

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Past mainstage shows have included have been Godspell (2009); Compleat Female Stage Beauty (2008); The Miss Firecracker Contest, Found a Peanut, and La Ronde (2007); Ring Round the Moon, The Underpants, and Macbeth (2006); A Midsummer Night's Dream, Beyond Therapy, and Hair (2005); The Art of Dining, Anouilh's Antigone, and Rumors (2004); and Remember the Children: Terezin and Metamorphoses (2003). Audience Awards Audience Audience Choice Audience Choice Award

St. John's Preparatory School (Massachusetts)

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Recent festival entries include Borealis, Iphigenia 2.0, The Quest of Queen Thomas, And God Created Great Whales, Metamorphoses, bobrauschenbergamerica, Macbeth, The Manhattan Project's Alice in Wonderland, The Green Bird, Richard III and The Odyssey.

Chloe Fineman

The teacher said that as a junior, Fineman directed Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman; as a senior, she directed The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler; she performed lead roles in The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt and Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley; and she has returned to the school to direct plays and lead workshops.

Highland Park High School (Highland Park, Illinois)

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Past performances include renditions of Metamorphoses, Cats, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Laramie Project, Les Misérables, Fiddler on the Roof, Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast, and Evita.

Chatham High School (New Jersey)

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In past years the Theater Department has put on The Adding Machine, You Can't Take It with You, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Scapino, Our Town, Metamorphoses & Look Homeward, Angel.

Spokane Civic Theatre

The seating in the Studio theatre can be moved, which allows specific productions to fill the space in a new way, like the 2011 production of Metamorphoses, which housed a pool.

Anna Belknap

Her stage credits include the Off-Broadway production of Metamorphoses at New York's Second Stage Theatre, as well as roles at the Mark Taper Forum, the Old Globe Theatre, the Westport Country Playhouse, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Chatfield Senior High School

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Chatfield has been "nationally recognized as an outstanding theatre school", known for putting on ambitious productions such as Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses (play), in which students constructed and used a swimming pool onstage.