CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
UI Hancher box offices announces spring closing, summer hours
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Hancher Auditorium box office at the University
of Iowa will be closed May 19-26, during the break between the UI spring
and summer sessions.
During the period when the box office is closed, the auditorium will
continue to receive mail orders for Hancher's 1997-98 Silver Anniversary
season and the Iowa Summer Rep festival of plays by Neil Simon. Forms will
be processed in the order that they are received. Hancher's free 1997-98
brochure may be obtained by calling the Hancher administrative offices
at (319) 335-1130. Free Iowa Summer Rep brochures are available through
the Department of Theatre Arts at (319) 335-2700.
When the box office re-opens on Tuesday, May 27, it will begin its summer-session
business hours. The box office will be closed on weekends except for May
24, May 31 and June 1, and June 21-22. The box office will also be closed
on July 4.
Summer box office hours will be 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays. 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. 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.
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.