May & June Chronicle Calendar Highlights
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 states rigid order. Directed by Charles Newell, Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards will be performed in rotating repertory with Molières 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
The Learned Ladies
Molieres 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
||College Photography Exhibition|
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.
|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 Dvoraks 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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