March & April Chronicle Calendar Highlights
University of Chicago Calendar of Events
|University of Chicago Fusion Performance Group
Fusion 2000 Performance
Saturday, April 8, at 8 p.m.
Fusion 2000 will feature dance-based collaborative works with dancers, composers, visual artists, playwrights and singers, including premiere dance performances by Lin Shooks Perceptual Motion, Robynne Gravenhorsts The Anatomical Theatre, Troupe Palymyra and Doug Woods Fusion Performance Group, as well as a new solo work by independent choreographer Beth McNeill. Same Planet Different World Dance Theatre troupe (above) also will present two repertory dances choreographed by Anna Simone Levin. Work by the Fusion Performance Groups visual artists, including artists from Midway Studios, will be on display outside Mandel Hall.
Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. 702-7300. $12 general; $5 seniors and students; free for children under 12.
|The University of Chicago Presents|
8 p.m. Friday, April 7
Formed in 1980, Trio Fontenay (left) appears regularly in the worlds great concert halls, including Londons Wigmore Hall, Amsterdams Concertgebouw, Berlins Schauspielhaus and Paris Théâtre Chatelet, where it is the trio-in-residence. As part of The University of Chicago Presents 1999-2000 Chamber Music Series, trio members Wolf Harden, piano; Michael Mücke, violin; and Jens Peter Maintz, cello, will perform Mozarts Trio in G Major, K. 496; Turinas Trio No. 2, Op. 76; and Schuberts Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 99. There will be a preconcert lecture in Mandel Hall at 7 p.m., free to ticket holders. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. 702-8068. http://www.culturefinder.com. $25 general; $10 students.
The Learned Ladies
Through Sunday, May 28
Molières The Learned Ladies looks at a 17th-century bourgeois household, exploding with chaotic obsessions. Directed by Charles Newell, The Learned Ladies will be performed in rotating repertory with Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards. The same director, design team and company of actors will be featured in both plays (See Theater for information on Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards production schedule.) The Learned Ladies will be performed at:
2:30 p.m. April 2
7:30 p.m. April 6, 12 and 13
8 p.m. March 31, April 1 and 7
5535 S. Ellis Ave. 753-4472. http://www.courttheatre.org. $22-$36. Senior, student, group, subscription discounts available; rush tickets ($9 for students) may be available on day of show.
|Graham School and the Alumni Association|
5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13
Janel Mueller (left), Dean of the Humanities Division, the William Rainey Harper Professor in the College and Professor in English Language & Literature, will present The Queen Has Her Say: Self-Representation in the Public Speeches of Queen Elizabeth I.
Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive. 702-1722. Free.