The oak nymph Eurydice’s destiny is to die after being bitten by a snake in the wake of her marriage to Orpheus, but it was just there that she invited humankind to rethink the meaning of life.
Beginning with her memories that rose gradually at the library of Hades, the god of the underworld in Greek mythology, Eurydice was seeking to identify her father and mother. Everything was vague, just like the audience watching the theater play Hades Fading at the NuArt Sculpture Park in Bandung, West Java, from August 28 to 30.
Multi-language: Godi Suwarna of Ciamis, who plays Hades, occasionally inserts Sundanese-language dialogue. (JP/Arya Dipa)
Heliana Sinaga portrayed Eurydice for around 90 minutes. There were four white screens instead of one, put up separately, but they looked like superimposed layers from the front. Each character had its own place.
Godi Suwarna played H…