CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
University of Iowa Hancher box office will be closed Aug. 1-23
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium box office
will be closed Aug. 1-23 during the break between UI summer and fall classes.
When the box office re-opens on Monday, Aug. 24, it will resume its
regular academic-year business hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-3
p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. Sunday.
To reach the Hancher box office from the local calling area or outside
Iowa, dial (319) 335-1160. Long distance within Iowa and western Illinois
is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. Fax to (319) 353-2284. Orders may be charged
to VISA, MasterCard or American Express. UI students may charge their purchases
to their university bills, and UI faculty and staff may select the option
of payroll deduction.
People with special needs for access, seating and auxiliary services
should dial (319) 335-1158. Box office personnel prepared to offer assistance
with handicapped parking, wheelchair access and seating, hearing augmentation
and other services will answer this number. The line is equipped with TDD
for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.
While the box office is closed, the auditorium will continue to accept
mail orders for 1998-99 events. The Hancher season brochure will be available
by calling the Hancher administrative offices at (319) 335-1130. Additional
information about the Hancher season is available at the auditorium's site
on the World Wide Web: <http://www.uiowa.edu/~hancher>.