CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Hancher 1997-98 tickets are available by phone or in person at box
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Tickets and discounted series subscriptions for the
1997-98 Silver Anniversary season at the University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium,
which went on sale by mail order in April, are now available from the Hancher
box office by phone or in person.
The 1997-98 season will feature performances by top international stars
in music, theater and dance including American Ballet Theatre, saxophone
phenom Joshua Redman, Iowa's own Simon Estes, Australia's industrial-dance
Tap Dogs, the Canadian Brass, South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the
Beaux Arts Trio, Ireland's Chieftains, the jazz duo of Chick Corea and
Gary Burton, Simon Rattle conducting the City of Birmingham Symphony, the
National Ballet of Canada, and the return of the evergreen Broadway hits
"Cats" and "Grease."
A free brochure including information and order forms remains available
by contacting the box office or the Hancher administrative offices.
In addition to series discounts of 20 percent, ticket buyers may take
advantage of volume discounts by creating their own custom series of three
or more events. A custom package of 3-5 events qualifies for a 10 percent
discount, and a package of six or more events qualifies for a 15 percent
Orders may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or American Express. UI students
may charge their purchases to their university bills, and UI faculty and
staff may select the option of payroll deduction.
Hancher box office summer hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays. The
box office will be closed Aug. 2-17. From the local calling area or outside
Iowa, dial (319) 335-1160. Long distance within Iowa and western Illinois
is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. Fax to (319) 353-2284.
People with special needs for access, seating and auxiliary services
should dial (319) 335-1158. This number will be answered by box office
personnel prepared to offer assistance with handicapped parking, wheelchair
access and seating, hearing augmentation and other services. The line is
equipped with TDD for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.