May 25, 2000
Vol. 19 No. 17

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    May & June Chronicle Calendar Highlights

    [fair ladies] by lisa ebright Court Theatre
    Closing weekend for Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards and The Learned Ladies.
    5535 S. Ellis Ave. 753-4472. $26-$36. Discounts available.

    Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards
    Based on an 18th-century Japanese play by Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards features four young lovers who challenge both their elders’ wisdom and the state’s rigid order. Directed by Charles Newell, Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards will be performed in rotating repertory with Molière’s The Learned Ladies. The same director, design team and company of actors will be featured in both plays. 2:30 p.m. May 28
    8 p.m. May 26 and 27

    [learned ladies] by michael brosilow
    The Learned Ladies
    Moliere’s 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.
    7:30 p.m. May 25

    [] by jen insley College Photography Exhibition
    “Imago Lucis”
    Thursday, May 25, through Tuesday, Oct. 31

    “Imago Lucis” features photography by students in the College. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at The Franke Institute for the Humanities. Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. The Franke Institute for the Humanities, JRL S-118, 1100 E. 57th St. 702-8274. Free.

    [orchestra] Department of Music
    University Symphony Orchestra, University Chorus and Motet Choir
    8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 26-27

    Under the direction of Barbara Schubert and Randi Von Ellefson, the University Symphony Orchestra and members of the University of Chicago Chorus and Motet Choir will present a program that includes Strauss’ Alto sprach Zarathustra, Brahms’ Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53, and Dvorak’s Te Deum, Op. 103.Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. 702-8069. http://music.uchicago.edu. $6 general, $4 students. Reserved seats are $10; call (773) 702-9075 for an order form or order online at http://www.culturefinder.com.

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