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Aug. 15, 2003

ISU Theatre announces fall productions

A recent Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play, a farce set in 13th century France, and a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera form the fall 2003 season for ISU Theatre.

On stage this fall will be:
  • Proof, the David Auburn script that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best New Play. The play focuses on Catherine and her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. After his death, a major question is how much of her father's madness or genius Catherine will inherit. The play will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-27 and Oct. 11, and 2 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 5. General admission is $11.
  • Incorruptible by Michael Hollinger is set in 13th century France. The farce spotlights a local monastery that is running out of money and the plan the monks have to pay off old debts. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and 10, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 12. General admission is $11.
  • Ruddigore or The Witch's Curse, a comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, will feature ISU Theatre, ISU Music and ISU Dance students. The action centers on Robin, who wants to win the hand of Rose, but is doomed by a curse to commit a crime a day for the rest of his life or die in agony. The production will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and Nov. 14-15, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 16. General admission is $15.
Performances will be held at Fisher Theater. Tickets are available at the Iowa State Center box office, 4-3347.

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