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Those who caught Grand Hotel des Etrangers, the last Michel Lemieux-Victor Pilon multimedia marvel to play the Kennedy Center, will remember it more for its startling visuals and poetic soundscape than for its content. These Canadian avant-gardists play on the edges of cinema and live theater, with one foot firmly planted in each camp. Their works mix projected and live performers to bizarre effect, and at least in the nearly plotless Hotel, in which a man checks into his room and is plagued by spirits, the effect was full of sound and fury signifying God knows what. This time, the creative team has a story worth (re)telling—the Orpheus legend, with its trek to Hell and back, and more phantasms than you can shake a pitchfork at. This engagement is the work’s U.S. premiere, with a North American tour to follow. Orfeo plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater. $25. (202) 467-4600. (Bob Mondello)