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OF SHAW'S 'MISALLIANCE' AT UIC THEATRE
Salerni, professor of performing arts, will direct George Bernard
Shaw's "Misalliance" - a witty, comic play about family, marriage
and social class. The action literally descends upon two families
residing at a turn-of-the-century English country estate when an
airplane carrying a mysterious passenger suddenly crashes through
Opening: Thursday, Nov. 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Friday, Nov. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Nov. 11 (7:30 p.m.)
Thursday, Nov. 16 (7:30 p.m.)
Friday, Nov. 17 (7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Nov. 18 (7:30 p.m.)
Sunday, Nov. 19 (2:15 p.m.)
1044 W. Harrison St.
for Shaw's "Misalliance" is the greenhouse of a self-made millionaire,
as his family plays host to their future in-laws. Marital arrangements
are hilariously disrupted as tables turn and turn again in this
delightful comedy laden with social and romantic insights.
drops from the sky, the characters are forced to look at their prejudices
and limited horizons, and create new intellectual categories where
they can understand what they each desire and how they can relate
to one another
is a boisterous feminist take on human independence and daring,"
said Salerni. "The year 2000 is the 50th anniversary of Shaw's death
and our production of 'Misalliance' is a fitting tribute to the
man who, even in the latter part of the 19th century and beginning
of the 20th century, was an active proponent of feminist issues."
$7 for UIC students, $8 for non-UIC students, $10 for UIC faculty
and staff, and $12 for the general public.
ticket information and reservations, contact the UIC Theatre at (312)