Her new play Orpheus Listens to the Radio takes us to the myth about Orpheus and Eurydice, but this time through the characters from a 1950 French film directed by Jean Cocteau where Orpheus is a young poet from Paris who communicates with the seductive underground world of the dead through encrypted messages broadcast on his radio. The author has thus created a silent and dreamy play that does not offer to already exhausted Orpheus the opportunity to revive Eurydice, but rather the opposite, a chance to accept her final departure.
Pavlica Bajsić Brazzoduro has now placed the mystical connection between radio and death in the underground of the Diocletian's Palace, for which the Split poet Gordana Benić claims to still radiate "the unexplained cosmic energy." This poetic radio programme will introduce the audience to the world of music and dance, where, in spite parting being the main light motive of this play, there is still enough ether for the solace of sound and imagination.
Orpheus Listens to the Radio has been dedicated to the journalist, musician, radio drama author and performer Ante Perković (1973 - 2017).