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Release: April 30, 1999

Hancher box offices will be closed during break between spring, summer classes

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Hancher Auditorium box office at the University of Iowa will be closed several days during the break between UI spring and summer classes. The box office will be closed the week of May 17-23, with the exception of May 22, when it will be open for the Dance of Iowa performances. The box office will also be closed Memorial Day, May 31.

The box office will be closed weekends beginning May 29-30 and continuing through the summer.

Brochures for the 1999-2000 will be available May 17-21 from the Hancher administrative offices, 319-335-1130. Season mail orders will continue to be accepted, and they will be processed in the order that they are received.

Hancher summer box office hours will be 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays. 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. This number will be answered by box office personnel prepared to offer assistance with handicapped parking, wheelchair access and seating, hearing augmentation and other services. The line is equipped with TDD for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.