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Peabody Early Music Department goes "To Hell and Back"
Peabody Early Music Department goes "To Hell and Back"

If the cold is getting you down, how about heading "To Hell and Back"? That's the title of a pretty hot presentation by the Peabody Early Music Department, which has its final performance Wednesday night at the Theatre Project. Two works from the late 1600s by Marc-Antoine Charpentier -- "Le mariage forcé" ("The Forced Marriage") and "La descente d'Orphée aux enfers" (The Descent of Orpheus into the Underworld") -- have been cleverly intertwined by stage director Roger Brunyate, who can always be counted on to deliver thoughtful productions. Brunyate has seized on the delicious inanity of "La mariage force," a...

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