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Release: May 3, 2002

UI Hancher box office will close May 19-27

The Hancher Auditorium box office at the University of Iowa will be closed May 19-27, during the break between UI spring and summer sessions. The box office will begin its summer hours on Tuesday, May 28.

The summer business hours will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays.

While the box office is closed, the auditorium will continue to accept mail orders for Iowa Summer Rep 2002 and the Hancher 2002-2003 season. Summer Rep brochures will be available in the lobby of the UI Theatre Building, or by calling the Department of Theatre Arts at 319-335-2700. Hancher season brochures will be available from the Hancher administrative offices, 319-335-1130. Hancher order forms may also be downloaded from < >.

All orders received while the box office is closed will be filled in the sequence that they are received.

To reach the box office before May 19 or beginning May 28, dial (319) 335-1160 from the local calling area. Long distance is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. Fax to (319) 353-2284. Orders may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or American Express.

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.

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