Highlights from the Fine Arts Center
URI Theatre will present the classic fairytale Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. The rags-to-riches musical runs Nov. 14-16 and Nov. 20-23 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 16 and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $12 for students/seniors/children.
Tickets can be purchased at the Theatre Box Office or by calling 874-5843.
The University’s Great Performances series will feature an internationally renowned string quartet and America’s only nationally touring classical repertory company.
The Grammy-nominated St. Petersburg String Quartet will perform on Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Unquestionably one of the world’s great string quartets, their rise to fame has included a Grammy nomination, “Best Record” honors, and hundreds of concerts in North America, Europe and Asia.
On Jan. 27, The Acting Company presents Studs Terkel’s American Dreams- Lost and Found at 8 p.m. in the Will Theatre in the Fine Arts Center. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and oral historian Studs Terkel’s American Dreams is a group portrait of our nation and an example of Terkel’s ability to capture voices from all walks of life. It depicts the simple dreams and grand aspirations of us all.
Tickets are $15 for the general public, $12 URI faculty/staff/senior citizens, and $5 students. For tickets or for more information, call 874-2627.
New in the Galleries
“Teleology.” Recent works by Ron Hutt, a new faculty member in the URI Art Department, featuring digital imaging, 2d animation, interactive web-based Net art and photo-silkscreen processes. Exhibit will run Nov. 5-Dec.1 in the Corridor Gallery.
“Turkeys and Bunnies.” Tina Tryforos’ photographic series uses symbolic stand-ins to address the passing of time and the routines of ritual, using the artist’s extended family and the celebrations of Greek Easter and American Thanksgiving. Corridor Gallery, Dec. 5-Jan 29.