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By STEPHEN PICKOVER respectively, sang their roles ed breath support and power. ly but they were ternpered with
with confidence and skill. Bar- restraint.
d ILBERT AND SULLIVAN ick however, while he sang the THE CHOREOGRAPHY, done .1uch credit also goes to mu-
snobs who refuse to at- part very well, was lacking ex- by Ester Schreier, did an ex- sic director Clark Suttle, whose
tend their "lesser" operettas pression and many times seem- cellent job of keeping the ac- tempi were always bright and
should descend from their lofty ed to be' depending too much tion flowing through dance, al- cheerful. Sullivan's music can
heights and take a good look: on singing his part rather than though I have to admit I cring- endlessly drag if the tempo is
at this term's Gilbert and Sul- acting it. Corciata lost some of ed at some of the departure taken too slow, but with Suttle's
livan Society's production of: her power in the lower range from the traditional. One such control, along with the orches-
The Sorcerer. True, as the sec- of her incredibly low alto, but place occurred when Ron Wlod- tra's full sound this mishap nev-
ond major work the collabora- did -give a good performance arczyk performed his solo, "En- er occurred during the eve-
tors wrote, The Sorcerer does of the faded Victorian jewel. gaged to So-and-So," dancing ning.
lack much of the depth and Ron Wlodarczyk as Dr. Daly in a vaudevillian style cor-
brilliance in both libretto and did a marvelous job portraying plete with an unbrella for a The full ensemble gave a high-
music of the later works, but a middle-aged man bemoaning cane and a straw hat. The one ly polished performance. If the
even if you cannot "suffer" his unmarried state. And Fe- factor which made this work Society can do as good a job
these, it is at least interesting licia Steinberg as Constance, was that it was understated, with the Mikado, its next plo-
from a historical standpoint. his soon to be wife, was either as was all the choreography. duction, as it did with the Sor-
whining when she didn't see
One can heahim or singing when she did There were enough kicks and cerer, we definitely have some-
soon to come H.M.S. Pinafore Both sang and acted well, alongI swirls to keep everything live- thing to look forward to.
not only in the music, but also with Julie Tanguay (Mrs Part-
in certain themes. For ex- et) and Bruce R. Carvell (the
ample, from Pinafore the line,:ntay.)
"Love levels all ranks," and notary.)
its corresponding line in the Finally, our sorcerer, John
Sorcerer "Love should live for Wellington Wells was played by
love alone." The "Midsummer Glen M. Santiago, whose mix-:
Nights Dream" plot of The ture of the comic and magical
Sorcerer is as close to the loz- I was genuinely portrayed. His
enge story that Gilbert would one and only problem was thati
ever write with Sullivan, and it was difficult to hear him dur-
while neither Gilbert or Sulli- ing the patter song, "My Name
van was at their prime, the is John Wellington ,Wells." He
show is hardly a flop. was articulating well, but lack-
As usual, the set and lighting
were stunning, the former done
in liely blue-greens with pas--
tel skies that contrasted nicely Have a fteir for
with the colorfutl costumres, of, artistic writinq?
t'ie ciorus. We are soon intro- If you are interest.
d'icpd to the Frederick and Jo- ed In rev w
senhine of this story, namely poetr and mnusi .e
Alexis (Cameron Littlefield) stories abou tthe s e # ae
qn~d Aline (Slie Sinclair.) Little- drama, danme, film
fi, +'s powerful tenor, excellent' arts: CuatAt
nWvsical and facial gestures, Michigan atty.
and very relaxed attitude gave A
ns a believable and well-acted
Alexis. Sinclair too, had her
gestures down pat, and though -
occassionally we could have
used more vocal projection, her
performance and soprano was
Actor Peter Finch is shown in his role as a demented TV n ews anchor man in the movie 'Network'. Finch says he stu-
died'all of the network anchor persons while preparing for his role but resisted copying any of them. The movie is sched-
uled to premiere this month.
WHHAT'S A STITCHIHORN?
By JIM STIMSbN
R AHSAAN ROLAND KIRK is
probably getting tired of
Yet, if anyone deserves it,
He first gained fame as a
one-man band, who could play
three horns at once, and what's'
more, make music. I don't
know of any reedainstrument
that Kirk can't play, and he
plays a few I never heard of.
Does anyone out there know
what a stritchhorn is?
performs this weekend
We might get )a chance to see
a stritchhorn in action this Sun-
day evening when Kirk and his
Vibration Society play the Mich-
igan Union Ballroom. The
main fare will be sax, most
likely one at a time.
KIRK SUFFERED a stroke
in the fall of '75, which par-
tially paralyzed. his right side.
Yet just six months later he
was back oi the road. He is not
one to let -+,ersity impede his
creativity - he has overcome
Friday - Play It Again, Sam, Aud. 3, MLB, 7, 8:45.
10:30; Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Nat. Sci. Aud, 7,
9:30; Petrified Forest, Aud. A, Angell, 7, 9; Casablanca,
Aud. 4, MLB, 7,'9; Masculine/Feminine, Old Arch. Aud., /,
Saturday - Le Sex Shoppe Aud. 4, MLB, 7, 10:30;
Mondo Cane,' Aud. 4, MLB, 8:45; Day of the Locust, Aud.
A, Angell, 7, 9; Key Largo, Old Arch. Aud., 7, 9:05; Scenes
from a Marriage, Aud. 3, MLB, 7, 9:45; Alice Doesn't Live
Here Anymore, Nat. Sci. Aud., 7, 9:30'
Sunday - The Go-Betee, Aud. A, Angell, 7, 9; The
Trojan Women, Old Arch Aud., 7, 9:05.
All weekend - Shout at the Devil, The Next Man, The
Amazing Dobermans, Carrie, The Movies, Brialrwood (769-
8780); The Front, Campus (668-6416); Marathon Man, Mich-
igan (665-6290): Two-Minute Warning, Fox Village (769-
1300); The Gnome Mobile, State (662-6264); Car Wash, Fif.11
ANN A1C [IUM CC-0C
TONIGHT IN MLB-Fridoy, Dec. 3
PLAY IT AcAIN, SAM
(Hebb-rt Ross, 1972) MLB 3-7, 8:45 & 10:30
How's that again? Newly divorced film critic, Woody Allen fum-
bles his way throuih the politics of "scoring" with Humphrey
Bogart as his campaign manager. With Diane Keaton. See both
films and enjoy Alien's inventive allusions to CASABLANCA.
(Michoel Curtiz, 1943) MLB 4-7 & 9
Calmly insolent. Humphrey Bogart defies the Naz s and Vichy in
North Africa to help Ingrid Bergman. This legendary adventure
won Academy Awards for best picture, best director, and best
screenplay. With Claude Raines and Dooley Wilson. De da de
da de da . .
poor eyesight and eventual
blindness and has become one
of the most expressive inter-1
preters in the jazz business.
Kirk is backed by the Vibra-
tion Society, a quartet of Hil-
ton Ruiz, piano; John Gold-
smith, drums: Phil Bowler,
bass; and Steve Turre, trom-
Kirk has a flair for old stand-
ards.bFats Waler's dreamy
"Jitterbug Waltz", from Bright
Moments, lulls the listener into
another world. Scott Joplin's
"The Entertainer" never sound-
ed gutsier, with the melody
carried byKirk's tenor on The
Case of the 3 Sided Dream.
THE UNIVERSITY'S Artists
& Craftsmen Guild will present:
a "Christmas Craft Tree" at 8
O.m. this Friday night in the
Pendleton Rm., on the 2nd floor
of the Michigan Union. The pub-
lic is invited to come and en-
joy an "evening of carols and
festivities" and see the 20-ft.
tall tree decorated with hand-
THE CRAFTSMEN GUILD
will be presenting its Christmas
Art Fair on Sunday from 10
a.m. to 10 p~m. at the Coliseum
(5th and Hill). It will feature all
kinds of original handcrafted
works as well as musical enter-
tainment and food.
Michigan Union for $4.50. If, you
want to see a true phenom, LADY SANGAZURE (Marie
and more important, hear some Crociata) and Sir Marmaduke
real music, Rahsaan might be (lDavid Barick), the mother of
your bag. Aline and the father of Alexis
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DANCE COMPANY
El zabeth Wey Guergvann s
by Gustav Hoist'
Gay Deianghe s
Kirk also plays original com-
positions, which tend to stray a
bit from the traditional. You
rock fans ott there will swear
he taught Ian Anderson how to
play the flute.
Tickets are on sale at the
FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS DECEMBER 10 1112
December 10 1 80of0 December 12 at 300
Please enter my order for
Friday 10 Sat urday 11 Sunday (motinee) 12 (Circle Dote)
$6 00 center orchestra $5 00 center balcony $4 00 side orchestral
tickets 0 $__- for total of$ $balcony
City State _ Zip
Mail self addressed stamped envelope'and check made payable to U M
Dept of Dance to Department of Dance Barbour Gymnasium, U of M.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Attn Ticket Office Information 764 6273
$2.00 DOUBLE FEATURE
Tomorrow: SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
JEANLUC GODARD'S 1966
Godard's vision of aj society ruled and seduced by advertisements. Pau-
line Kael called the film "the dance of the sexes drawing together and
remaining separate." A brilliant film which marked Godard's turn to
politics. Starring Jean Pierre Leaud and Chantal Goya.
Sat.: John Huston's KEY LARGO
CINEMA GUILD TONIGHT. AT OLD ARCH. AUD.
7:30 & 9:30 Admission $1.25
Bogey plays the good-bad _guy in this drama of desperation in a dusty,
desert cafe; where he holds a desperate wandering intellectual, Leslie
Howard and a desperate, young waitress (Bette Davis) hostage; along
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'Master of stvle, Jimmy Owens
debuts on Horizon
with a gripping
and dramatic album.
On his second Horizon album,
Sonny continues to find musical
nourishment for your soul.
Karma's first Horizon album
brings together today's
and jazz musicians.
NEW SOUNDS OF JAZZ
The magic of Haden's acoustic
the greatest names in jazz,
ti~bsi ueswt oeo
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Precision and melodic lyricism
made Jim this year's winner of
the downbeat Critics Poll.
A JAZZ SERIES ON
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