Page 12-The Michigan Daily-Friday, September 18, 1987
The Daily would like to apologize for its negative reference to
hemophiliacs in its Christine Lavin preview which apeared in yesterday's
Arts section. It was an unintenionally tasteless remark.
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The Michigan Union in cooperation with the
Michigan Guild brings you:
Roll over Beethoven
The Guarneri String Quartet will open the 25th season of the University Musical Society's Chamber Arts series tonight at 8p.m. in Rackham
: Fine production
Relax with non-credit
By Katherine Beitner
In the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre's
production of Neil Simon's Plaza
Suite, director Ted Heusel utilizes
talented local performers to create a
fresh, updated version of this
Designer Jeff Zupan's setting of
Suite takes place in a luxurious
room in New York City's Plaza
Hotel. The set is structured in a way
that allows the audience to witness
what is happening in both suite
rooms at every point in the
performance. Fireplace, country
paintings, and pink velvet armchair
add a great authenticity to the
Plaza Suite is about three
couples who stay in the hotel. Cast
members Andy Lindstrom and
Phyllis Wright open the play as
Sam and Karen, an older couple
coping with the pain and guilt of
infidelity. Wright attains some well
earned laughter in her rema:kable
execution of her role.
In the second act Jesse and
Muriel, played by Marty Smith and
Laura Atwood, participate in a frisky
game of tag as they chase after their
long gone high school romance.
Smith's charm and wit lend to his
successful portrayal of the typical
The third act, starring Beverley
Pooley and Nancy Heusel as Roy
and Norma, is particularly
entertaining. Pooley steals the show
as he desperately pleads with his
daughter to unlock her bathroom
door and attend her own wedding.
His histrionics, especially his walk
on tile ledge of his seventh floor
room, is effective as well as
The Ann Arbor Civic Theatre has
succeeded in chosing a play of
significance to the '80s audience.
The public can easily identify with
Plaza Suite's key issues: infidelity
and fear of commitment. This
performance is a wonderful way to
begin AACT's new season.
PLAZA SUITE is playing at the
Lydia Mendelsshon Theatre through
tomorrow night with shows at
8p.m. and an additional Saturday
matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets range
from $8-$10 and $5 for the last
rows in the balcony. The box office
is in the Mendelsshon Theatre, at the
Michigan League, open daily from
Registration begins at Ticket World and
the Michigan Guild on September 9th.
Classes begin September 28th. For
more information,call 662-ARTS.
A MAJOR EVENTS PRESENTATION
R.E E TOUR
An Information Desk will be staffed
in the North Lobby of the
Graduate Library for the
first five days of classes
(Sept. 10-11, 14-16)
from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tours of the Library will extend from
September 14-25 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.,
and 3:00 p.m. each weekday.
Sign-up for all tours will be at the
Circulation Desk in the North Lobby
C R I S L E R A R E N A , A N N A R B O R
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE MICHIGAN UNION
TICKET OFFICE AN D ALL n a mn ,OUTLETS,
OR CHARGE BY PHONE:763-TKTS
Artspace is an educational facility located in the Union which offers classes
in the arts to beginners and advanced students alike. Registration cutrently
open to all, and classes begin September 28th. Call 662-ARTS for details.
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