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March 2008 Theatre/Dance Calendar

February 19, 2008 | by Judy Moore
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University's department of theatre and the Theatre and Interpretation Center will present nine stage productions during the University's 2007-08 Mainstage theatre season that concludes June 1.

The performances will take place in Evanston campus venues, including the Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, and the Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, as noted below.

The season's remaining winter production will be "DanceWorks 2008" (Feb. 29 to March 9) at the Louis Theater, an annual showcase featuring the choreography of Northwestern dance faculty, including Billy Siegenfeld and Laura Wade, as well as alumni and guest artists.

The spring productions include Joseph Robinette's "Charlotte's Web" (April 10-13) at the Barber Theater, a family production directed by University theatre faculty member Lynn Kelso, that also will tour Evanston-area elementary schools; Euripides' Greek tragedy "The Bacchae" (April 25 to May 4) at the Louis Theater; and Eric Overmyer's comedy "On The Verge" (May 23 to June 1) at the Barber Theater, directed by Northwestern theatre faculty member Cindy Gold.

Single ticket prices for the winter production are listed below. Online ticket sales for Mainstage productions are available at http://www.tic.northwestern.edu/tickets.php.

For more information or to order single or group tickets for upcoming productions by phone, call the Theatre and Interpretation Center Box Office at (847) 491-7282.


"DanceWorks 2008," 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29; 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1; 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2; 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5; 8 p.m. Thursday, March 6; 8 p.m. Friday, March 7; 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, Louis Theatre.
"DanceWorks 2008" is an annual showcase that features the choreography of Northwestern University dance faculty members that will include Billy Siegenfeld and Laura Wade, as well as alumni and guest artists. This year's production will feature a variety of dance styles, including jazz, contemporary, modern, tap and hip-hop and will be directed by Susan A. Lee, a Northwestern dance professor. 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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