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Urinetown, a tale about
greed, corruption, love
Acclaimed soprano Dawn
and revolution in a city
Upshaw joins the Detroit
where water is worth its
Symphony Orchestra 8 p.m.
weight in gold, comes to
Thursday and Friday and 8:30
the stage of MSU's
p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5-7, at the
Wharton Center for
Max M. Fisher Music Center
Performing Arts in East
in Detroit. The orchestra will
Lansing 7:30 p.m.
perform Mozart's Symphony No.
Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday,
31, Britten's Les Illuminations
2 and 8 p.m. Saturday
and Sibelius' Symphony No. 5
and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
under the baton of British conductor
4-8. $25-$52.50. (517) 432-2000.
Mark Wigglesworth, who often is
The Theatre Company mounts a
mentioned as a possible replacement
production of The Glory of Living, a
for the retiring Neeme Jarvi. $19-
play by Rebecca Gilman about a
$105. (313) 576-5111.
young couple who commit a series of
murders, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays
POP/ROCK/JAZZ/FOL K and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 6-22, at the
Variety — The hildren's Charity
McCauley Theatre on the Outer
brings New York's famed Rainbow
Drive campus.of University of Detroit
Room to Michigan as it presents
Mercy. $8-$12. (313) 993-6461.
entertainer Lainie Kazan (My Big
The Farmington Players present
Michael Frayn's Noises Off,
about an acting troupe and
its efforts to stage a play
7, at the
called "Nothing On," Feb. 6-
28, at their playhouse, 32332
W. 12 Mile Road. Cast mem-
bers include Ross Grossman
and Sheri Shapiro, both of
The Snow Ball,
Farmington Hills. Show
times and ticket information:
WSU's Hilberry Theatre
for local chari-
opens the Detroit premiere of
John Strand's award-winning
comedy Lovers and
Executioners, a commedia del-
Lainie Kazan will entertain
begins at 6:30
l'arte-inspired comedy about
a benefit concert for
p.m. and also
the battle of the sexes, 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 6. It runs in
a live auction of The Children's Charity.
repertory through March 13.
$12-$20. (313) 577-2972.
Detroit's Matrix Theatre Company
entertainment by the Johnny
asks whether violence can bring jus-
Trudell Orchestra. $250 per per-
tice in Harper's Ferry, about the
son/$350 per patron/$500 per bene-
fateful final meeting between aboli-
factor. (248) 258-5511.
tionists Frederick Douglass and John
Brown, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays
and 4 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 6-15. $12.
ON THE STAGE
Pontiac Theatre IV presents The
Ann Arbor's Performance Network
Petrified Forest, in which an Arizona
presents the sophisticated sex comedy
cafe is taken over by ruthless gang-
Spike Heels, by Theresa Rebeck,
sters, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Thursdays-Sundays through Feb. 29.
and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 6-15, at the
Call for show times. $22.50-$27.50.
Barnes & Noble Theatre in West
Bloomfield. Jeff Shuster directs. $10.
Winner of 2002 Tony Awards for
Best Music and Lyrics, Best Book and
Best Direction, the musical comedy
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