CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: July 14, 2000
Hancher box office closes during break between University of Iowa summer
and fall sessions
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Hancher Auditorium box office at the University of
Iowa will be closed during the break between UI summer and fall sessions.
The box office will close at the end of business Friday, July 28 and re-open
Monday, Aug. 21.
When the box office re-opens it will resume its regular, school-year business
hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. From the local
calling area, dial (319) 335-1160. Long distance is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER.
Fax to (319) 353-2284. Information and brochures may be requested by e-mail
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.
While the box office is closed, Hancher will continue to accept mail orders
for 2000-2001 events. Orders will be processed in the order they are received.
Hancher 2000-2001 brochures will be available from the Hancher administrative
offices, 319-335-1130. The forthcoming brochures for the University Theatres
season may be requested from the department of theatre arts, (319) 335-2700.