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Release: Sept. 25, 2002
University Theatres Gallery Series Opens With The Lyre
The 2002-2003 University Theatres Gallery series, which primarily presents
minimally-staged productions of new scripts from the Iowa Playwrights Workshop,
will open with The Lyre, written and directed by student playwright
Laura McPherson, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 3-5, and 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 6, in Theatre B of the University of Iowa Theatre Building.
The play, which was first presented as a reading in last springs Iowa
New Play Festival, combines fact, fantasy and humor in the tale of a mother
and daughters struggle with learning disabilities.
Tickets to The Lyre are $5 ($3 for UI students), and will be
available one hour before curtain time at the Theatre Building box office.
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