The Elements of Myth

The Elements of Myth

Jittery New Yorkers on edge from one too many crises are finding solace for their souls at a unique Off Broadway production that opened in October to rapturous reviews. Metamorphoses, now at Second Stage Theatre, has been adapted by writer/director Mary Zimmerman from the myths of Ovid (including the stories of King Midas, Phaeton, and Orpheus and Eurydice) into a relatively brief but magical evening. Using story theatre techniques while avoiding any hint of preciousness, Zimmerman’s

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