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MUSKET cast not looking for 'Charity' with latest show
MUSKET's latest production brigs a
little taste of Manhattan in the 1960s to
Ann Arbor. Having decided to tackle
Neil Simon's musical "Sweet Charity;'
the cast and crew took on a project of
epic proportions. Dscribed as a -sweet.
sexy fairy tale" by producer Marc
K amler. the show follows the ad\ entures
and misadventures of dancer Charity
Valente. e11cr quest is for lose. some-
thing director Eric Jackson feels the audi-
ence w ill be able to relate to. -We all
want to be loved,
we all want to be
accepted in one
shape or another.
%Wve all exper-
ences and goes
through in this
product ion, -
The show was
phy,,which has gained new popularity on
Broadway due to shows such as
" Chcago" and "Fosse." Jackson has tried
to stay true to this original choreography
and maintain what he calls the "Fosse
style" in this production. "This man
changed Broadway and changed the
stvle of dance on Broadway;' he said.
"The style is verv unique and very
'60s," said Abbv Adair, who plays
Charity Valentine in the production.
Audience members may associate some
of the dance moaes with those seen in the
See CHARITY, Page 5B
made famous by Bob Fosse's choreogra-
Being John Malkovich See Thursday. 5,
7:15, 9:45 p.m. & 12 a.m.
Robin Hood (1922) Starring the late,
great Douglas Fairbanks, watch gallant
Robin as he robs from the rich and gives
to the poor college students..Live organ
accompaniment conducted by Gillian
Anderson, on hiatus from The X-Files.
Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. $7.50.
Seventh Annual Polish Film Festival
Sausage, mushrooms, shoes and more
will be on screen at this retrospective of
current Polish cinema. Two documen-
taries and two fiction movies will play.
Lorch Hall. 4 p.m. $6.
Time, Space & Utah Earth, Wind & Fire
may provide the overture. Chris Marker's
short film "La Jetee" (on which Terry
Gilliam's "12 Monkeys" is based) along
with two others will be shown. MLB, Aud
4. 8 p.m. Free.
John Scofield with Charlie Hunter These
two groove jazz guitar titans trade licks
in Motown. Highly recommended for
head-bobbers. Majestic Theater. 8 p.m.
Men's Glee Club The mighty group cele-
brates their 140th anniversary at their
annual fall concert, which features works
by Conte, Copland and Biebl. Special
appearance by the Friars. 8 p.m. Hill
Auditorium. 764-1448. $7-12, $5 for stu-
Deep Space Six Local band rooted in the
Grateful Dead school of improvisational
music: blues, folk, country and rock, all
with a jazz-like twist. The Heidelberg. 10
Sister Seed Female acoustic folk duo
brings da noise, da pain. Actually, a more
mellow evening should be expected.
Magic Bag, Ferndale. 8 p.m. $12.
RFD Boys Andy, Barney and Opie are up
to their old-time bluegrass antics again,
and this time Aunt Bea isn't there to bail
them out. The Ark. 8 p.m. $10.
Dobriden! Local klezmer band putting a
twist on the Jewish music of celebration.
The area's first "heavy shetl" group.
Leonardo's, North Campus. 8 p.m. Free.
The Importanceof Being Earnest See
Thursday. 8 p.m.
Sweet Charity See Friday. 8 p.m.
A New Brain See Thursday. 7 p.m.
Le Petit Prince See Friday. 7:30 p.m.
Tellabration 99: Night of Storytelling for
Grownups Eight local storytellers are
showcased in a culturally and spiritually
enlightehing program of folk, literary and
personal tales, by grownups and for
grownups. Genesis of Ann Arbor. 8 p.m.
Children's Story Hour The Ann Arbor Art
Center's Artventures presents projects
and stories from Ireland. Borders Books
& Music. 11 a.m. Free. 668-7652.
R. Bruce See Thursday. 8:30 and 10:45
Being John Malkovich See Thursday.
Guinevere See Friday. 5:30 & 8 p.m.
Michael Collins (1996) Irish revolutionary
Liam Neeson has some sort of relation-
ship with Julia Roberts, but I've tried to
put it out of my mind. Michigan Theater,
603 E. Liberty. 5:15 p.m. Free.
The Secret Of Roan Inish (1994) Too
many secrets? Setec Astronomy? Part of
the Irish film series. Michigan Theater,
603 E. Liberty. 3 p.m. Free.
Seventh Annual Polish Film Festival See
Saturday. 4 p.m. $6.
Susana Baca Afro-Peruvian vocalist
steeped in folk music styles of the Andes
Mountains. She performs both original
and traditional pieces in an exotic percus-
sion-oriented manner. The Ark. 7:30 p.m.
Jimmy Sutton and his Four Charms Swing-
Pig. 7:30 p.m. $8.
Digital Music Ensemble Dr. Steven Rush,
the University's resident mad scientist,
leads the always thought-provoking, rarely
understood avant-garde troupe. McIntosh
Theatre, School of Music. 2 p.m. Free.
KREMERata BALTICA Acclaimed world
violinist Gordon Kremer presents musi-
cians from his native Baltic states in per-
forming wide array of pieces. Rackham
Amphitheatre. 4 p.m. $16-34.
Liz Momblanco, Michael Wagner & Tim
Prosser Three acoustic singer/songwrit-
ers perform. Liz has come a long way
since singing tunes in my Linguistics 210
lecture. Amer's. 10 a.m. Free.
The Importance of Being Earnest See
Thursday. 2 p.m.
Sweet Charity See Friday. 2 p.m.
Tea Ceremony Volunteers at this
month's tea, "Camelia Buds Covered
With First Snow," will demonstrate the
Ura style. 3 p.m. Japanese Gallery,
Museum of Art. Suggested $3 donation.
Amber Jayanti Author presents the histo-
ry and principles of Qabalah, which
expresses the spiritual truths behind all
religious traditions. Book signing after-
wards. Borders Arborland. 7 p.m. Free.
CAesy of Matc aty.
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Being John Malkovich See Thursday.
7:15 & 9:45 p.m.
Guinevere See Friday. 7 & 9:15 p.m.
Michigan Youth Ensembles Hill
Auditorium will be run overrun with the
presence of the state's finest high school
choral, band and orchestral groups. An
opportunity to wow the kiddies with your
collegiate sense of the world. Hill
Auditorium. 7 p.m. Free.
a-Billy Night at the Pig gets jump, jivin'
and wailin' with jitterbugger Sutton. Blind Bird of Paradise Orchestra This 14 piece
The famous Agent 007 is I
again in the latest series c
team of Bond girls includir
big band swings hard, swing
swings both ways. Wait, sh
be playing at the Nectariner
Paradise. 9 p.m. $3.
Sachal Vasandani Quartet ,
led by Vasandani, a local jaz
ist. Leonardo's. 8 p.m. Free
A LTERNA TIVES
Guild House Writers Series
and fourth Monday. Tonight
local poets Chris Lord and S
Open mic and discussion fol
House. 8:30 p.m. Free. 995
Evening Voyages: Tunes anc
minute family program of tn
rytelling, featuring the Ston
tellers. Ann Arbor District L
Being John Malkovich See
Guinevere See Friday. 7:15
Wild & Woolly (1917) Doug
shifts from Robin Hood to c
With live organ accompanir
Michigan Theater, 603 E. L
Wilco One of the godfathers o
movement of the mid '90s. Ro
buddy. With Olds 97 and Outra
Majestic Theatre, Detroit. 8 p.
Blind Pig Local Showcase Figt
ing for the brass ring this weel
Backwards E, The Waterladies
Sarah. Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m. Fre
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your white hat and dumped a l
on my J Crew sweater! This isr
crowd! Rick's. 10 p.m. $3.
Traditional Irish Session Open
O'Neill's hosts a rollicking goc
spirit of the County Cork tradit
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O'Neill's. 9 p.m. Free.
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