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December 2006 Theatre Calendar

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November 21, 2006 | by Judy Moore

EVANSTON, Ill. --- This fall, Northwestern's Mime Troupe will take the stage (Nov. 30 to Dec. 3) at the Josephine Louis Theatre, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston campus.

Following winter break, the musical “Pippin” (Jan. 26 to Feb. 4) will be presented at the Louis Theatre. Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman, a Goodman Theatre Artistic Associate, Lookingglass Theatre ensemble member and Northwestern professor, will direct William Shakespeare's “Cymbeline” (Feb. 9 to 18) at the Barber Theatre.

The Louis Theatre will be the site of Danceworks 2007 (Feb. 23 to March 4) and Aurand Harris' family play “The Orphan Train” (April 12 to 15). “The Orphan Train” production will travel to Evanston-area middle schools this spring following its Evanston campus run. Caryl Churchill's comedy “Cloud Nine” will be staged at the Barber Theatre (April 20 to 29). The 2006-07 theatre season will conclude at the Louis Theatre with a production of Philip Barry's 1928 romantic comedy “Holiday” (May 11 to 20).

For more information or to order single or group tickets by phone, call the Theatre and Interpretation Center Box Office at (847) 491-7282. Online ticket sales for Mainstage productions also are available through TicketWeb.com by going to the Northwestern University Theatre and Interpretation Center Web site at <http://www.tic.northwestern.edu/tickets.html> and clicking the TicketWeb icon.

DECEMBER 2006

“An Evening of Mime,” 8 p.m. Thursday Nov. 30; 8 p.m. Friday Dec. 1; 8 p.m. Saturday Dec. 2; and 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 3, Josephine Louis Theatre, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston campus. The Northwestern Mime Troupe -- a group of students, graduates and faculty of Northwestern University dedicated to the study and practice of the art of mime -- returns to the stage for four performances of humor and drama directed by Eliot Monaco. The experience becomes very personal as each audience plays their own images against the fabric created by the mime. Single tickets are $20 for the general public; $18 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff; and $10 for full-time students and children.

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