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Philoctetes in Vietnam
An Adaptation of Sophocles' Philoctetes
Directed by Kate Mendeloff

April 21-23

RC Auditorium
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

For further information contact
Kate Mendeloff: mendelof@umich.edu
Tel. (313) 995-8954


Euripides' Hecuba
Translated and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by Carey Perloff (ACT Artistic Director)

Presented by the American Conservatory Theater,

Previews begin 27 April, performances 3 May to 4 June

Center for the Arts Theater
Yerba Buena Gardens
San Francisco

Hecuba will be played by Olympia Dukakis. Original score by David Lang sung by choral group Kitka, with movement by choreographer Margaret Jenkins.

8pm Tuesday-Saturday, 2 pm Wed and Sat matinees, 3 pm.
Sunday matinee except 5pm on 4/30.
Previews: $11-24; $13-32 weeknights and Saturdays, $15-39 Fridays and Saturdays.

Tickets available through ACT box office
405 Geary Street and Mason
749-2ACT
and the Center for the Arts Box Office
(700 Howard Street)
and all BASS outlets, 415/510 762-BASS or 408 998-BASS.
For group information call Linda Graham at 415-346-7805.


Euripides' Bacchae
Directed by J. Stephen Crosby
Produced by the Division of Performing Arts/Theatre Dept.
(a religious, cult-ritual adaptation)

April 20 - 23; Thursday - Sunday (matinee)

Alfred University
Division of Performing Arts
26 N. Main St.
Alfred, N.Y.

For further information, call: (607) 871-2251


Effie and the Barbarians
a version of Euripides' Iphigeneia among the Taurians
by Mary-Kay Gamel

10-13 May 8 p.m., 14 May 3 p.m.

Barn Theater
University of California, Santa Cruz,

Admission $6/$4 students, seniors

For further information contact
Mary-Kay Gamel
E-mail: mkgamel@macmail.ucsc.edu


Euripides' Women of Troy
Translated by Don Taylor
Directed by Ludvika Popenhagen

April 5-6 and 8-13, 1996

William Inge Memorial Theatre
University of Kansas

Further details will be available from
Rick Jones
E-mail: rjones@falcon.cc.ukans.edu


Amphitryon: One God's Wild Night on the Town
A comedy after Kleist by way of Moliere
Written by Eric Overmeyer
Directed by Brian Kulick

April 18-May 21, 1995.

M-Th evenings, Sat. and Sun. mats, $25.00
Fri and Sat. eve. $27.00
Student/Senior Rush tickets, $10.00
$15.00 Quick Tix also available

Classics Stage Company
136 East 13th Street (between 3rd and 4th Avenues)
New York, N.Y. 10003
Box Office Tel. 212-677-4210


Aristophanes' Lysistrata
Translated by Ranjit Bolt
Directed by Maggie McClellan

Wright State University
Dayton, OH

For further information contact:
Maggie McClellan
E-mail: mmcclellan@desire.wright.edu


UTAH CLASSICAL GREEK THEATRE FESTIVAL TOUR

Euripides' Bacchae
Translated by Robert Bagg
Directed by Kenneth Washington

September 16th, 9:00 AM
Show outside in Moab

September 17th, 2:00 PM
Show outside at St. John's College in Santa Fe

September 19th
Show outside in Albuquerque
University of New Mexico

September 20th, 3:00 and 7:30 PM
Show in Fort Lewis College Theatre
Durango, Colorado

September 23-4, 8:30 AM
Show in Butte Garden Amphitheatre
Salt Lake City, Utah

September 24, 2:00 PM
Fund-raiser followed by 3:00 PM performance
Salt Lake City, Utah

September 30-October 1st, 8:30 AM
Show in SLC at RBGA

October 3rd, 8:00 PM
Show in Morgan/Kent
Utah State University
Logan, Utah

October 4th, 7:30 PM
Show in the DeJong Theatre
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah

October 6-7, 7:30 PM
Show in Allred Theatre
Wyoming State University
Ogden, Wyoming

October 12th
California, Bay Area
(venue not established yet)

October 13th
Show for Winegrape Commission
Lodi, California

October 15th, 2:00 PM
Show outside in 'Shakespeare' Theatre
University of California, Santa Cruz

An orientation lecture, 'Themes and Dramatic Strategies in Euripides' Bacchae, illustrated with slides, will introduce each residency and is sponsored by the Utah Humanities Council.

For more information contact:
Jim Svendsen
Department of Languages and Literatures
153 Orson Spencer Hall
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Tel. (801) 581-7561
Fax. (801) 581-7581

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