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July 24, 2003

ULM Theatre Releases Season Schedule

The theatre department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe announces its new season schedule. Also new are the Director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts, Dr. Keith White and the Director of Theatre, John Kelly. TheatreWorks.ULM will be presenting the following:

SEPT. 25-27, OCT. 2-4, 2003
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro, Music by Jimmy Roberts
"Its Seinfeld set to music" ­ Newark Star Ledger
"Smartly conceivedcatchy tunes and witty lyrics" ­ Variety
A musical tribute to all those who have loved and lost, as well as those who have discovered the joy of relationships. In the end, it's "a wonderful celebration of the mating game."

NOV. 13-15, 20-22, 2003
A comic mystery by Alan Ayckbourn
"Joyously sillya terrific evening at the theatre" ­ Curtain Up
"A clever and finally quite moving work" ­ Time Magazine
A mysterious tale of time travel, infidelity, and indiscretion by "the British Neil Simon." England's undisputed master of comedy presents his first mystery.

FEB. 19-21, 26-28, 2004
A Pulitzer-prize winning drama by David Auburn
"A compelling evening of theatre" ­ NY Daily News
"Surprised us with its aliveness and intelligent modesty" ­ NY Observer
A play about scientists whose science matters less than their humanity, Proof considers the thin line between genius and madness and the possibility of inheriting both.

APRIL 29-MAY 1, 6-8, 2004
A classic farce by Aristophanes
"General ribaldry and revelry" ­
"Bawdy, funny, and pitched at constantly high energy level" ­ Evening News
One of the greatest comedies of all time. This 2500 year old comedy still enthralls audiences with its sexual escapades and political intrigues.

For more information contact TheatreWorks.ULM at 342-1413.

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