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March 15, 1996 - Image 149

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-03-15

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THE 1995-1996 SEASON

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY

of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Israel
Philharmonic
Orchestra

Zubin Mehta, conductor

Alan Menken won numerous awards for
Little Shop of Horrors, the highest-
grossing Off-Broadway show ever,
which ran for five years at the Orpheum
Theatre.

Thursday, April 18, 8:00 pm

Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor

Dear Worthy Editor was a mu-

sical based on the letters in a col-
umn that ran in The Jewish. Daily
Forward. Produced in 1987 as
part of the American Music The-
atre Festival in Philadelphia at
the Zellerbach Theatre, The Ap-

Don Quixote
(Variations based on Cervantes)

prenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

was a musical comedy about
Montreal's Jewish ghetto in the
'40s.
With composing the dominant
force in his career over recent
years, Menken feels ready to per-
form again. Last year, he starred
in a TV special presenting the
music from Pocahontas. Next
year, he hopes to complete a
record album.
"I'd like to bring under one um-
brella the pretty substantial cat-
alogue of material that now has
built up," said Menken, who en-
tertained in Detroit some years
ago in a show that featured ma-
terial he had written for "Sesame
Street."
"It will be the same type of al-
bum that has been done by Billy
Joel and Elton John and Paul Si-
mon. There's an investment in
time for that, and I've been
putting it off because my sched-
ule is such a monster.
"I consider the album very im-
portant because it would add an-
other aspect to my artistry and
would bring me to the attention
of people in another way." El

Beauty and the Beast runs
March 19-April 28 at the Ma-
sonic Temple Theatre. Perfor-
mances start at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesdays-Saturdays and 6:30
p.m. Sundays. Matinees are at
2 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.
Sundays; and 1 p.m. Wednes
day, April 3. Tickets are $16-60.
For information, call (313) 832
2232.
See the Attractions page in to-
day's eIN Entertainment for more
about Beauty and the Beast and
a preview on Alan Menken and
Tim Rice's King David.

R. Strauss
Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 5 in e minor, Op. 64

Philips Educational Presentation

Steven Moore Whiting, Assistant Professor

of Musicology, "Classics Reheard," fourth

in a series in which Professor Whiting

discusses the concert repertoire, Michigan

"There is no question that this
remarkably virtuosic ensemble
has earned a special place among
the world's greatest orchestras."
Chicago Tribune

League, Koessler Library, 7:00 pm.

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