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In her adaptation of Ovid's Metamorphoses for example, she placed the action of the play in a long pool that occupies most of the stage. There, mortals and gods meet and interact while the water contains and shapes the stories that unfold. And while this may sound fanciful, the result is deeply profound. While Metamorphoses has moved audiences to tears again and again, no audiences have been more moved by the play that those in New York City when it opened at the Second Stage Theater in September 2001. [5:34]