Mythology Reading

Eros & Psyche Reading

Hear the World Premiere play our Mythology Ensemble will perform this summer!

Hear renowned playwright Judith Walsh White read her latest play, Eros & Psyche. The play is based on the Greek myth and written in contemporary language. Judith is be joined by her husband, Chris White and together they read all the roles.

Synopsis: Outraged by the beauty of Psyche, a mere mortal, Aphrodite dispatches her son, Bad Boy Eros, to trick Psyche into falling in love with a monster. But when Eros arrives with arrows in his bow, he’s stopped in his tracks. Why? Could the mischievous Eros have been struck by his own arrow?
The first performance of Eros & Psyche will take place this July, showcasing the talents of the students enrolled in Traveling Players’ Mythology Ensemble, a 2-week theatre summer camp. These young performers will perform in the play’s World Premiere. 

Eros & Psyche
is the 9th script that Traveling Players has commissioned from award-winning playwright Judith Walsh White for our youngest performers.  Two of those nine scripts have subsequently been published, with Traveling Players performers listed as the original cast – an honor professional actors work their whole careers hoping to achieve. These plays have since received performances in Australia, Saudi Arabia, China, Canada, the UK, and Gibraltar, as well as throughout the US, including The Actor’s Theatre of Louisville.

Limited spots remain in the Mythology Ensemble this summer – audition soon! All roles are still available.