CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: June 23, 2000
Tickets for Hancher's 2000-2001 will be available at box office windows
and by phone July 5
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Tickets for 2000-2001 performing-arts events at the University
of Iowa Hancher Auditorium -- which have been on sale only by mail-order since
April -- will be on sale by phone or in person at the box office windows beginning
Wednesday, July 5.
The free brochure that details the season's 35 music, theater and dance
attractions remains available through the box office. The new performing arts
season is also detailed on the World Wide Web at http://www.uiowa.edu/~hancher.
Advance ticket-buyers not only enjoy the best choice of seats, but also
may take advantage of volume discounts on most events in the season. A simultaneous
purchase of three to five events qualifies for a 15-percent discount, and
a simultaneous purchase of six or more events qualifies for a 20-percent discount.
UI students, senior citizens and audience members 17 and younger also qualify
for special discounts to most events.
Hancher summer box office hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays. From the
local calling area, dial (319) 335-1160. Long distance 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 UI bills, and UI
faculty and staff may select 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.
HANCHER AUDITORIUM, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, 2000-2001
8, Friday -- Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, 8 p.m.
9, Saturday -- Mark Russell, 8 p.m.
10, Sunday -- Mark Russell, 3 p.m.
15, Friday -- Zap Mama, 8 p.m.
20, Wednesday -- Van Cliburn w/UI Symphony, 8 p.m.
26, Tuesday -- Regina Carter
29, Friday -- Pilobolus, 8 p.m.
1, Sunday -- Pilobolus, 3 p.m.
4-7 -- Gate Theatre, Beckett Festival, 8 p.m., Mabie Theatre
10-15 -- "Rent," 8 performances
20, Friday -- Emerson Quartet, 8 p.m., Clapp Recital Hall
22, Sunday -- Emerson Quartet, 3 p.m., Clapp Recital Hall
24-29 -- "Disney's Beauty and the Beast," 8 performances
31, Tuesday -- Kronos Quartet with Philip Glass, "Dracula"
1, Wednesday -- St. Paul Chamber Orchestra w/Garrick Ohlsson, 8 p.m.
17, Friday -- Nicholas Payton's Louis Armstrong Centennial Celebration,
5, Tuesday -- Orpheus Chamber Orchestra w/James Galway, 8 p.m.
9-10 -- Children's Theatre Company, "Lyle the Crocodile," 3 performances
19, Friday -- Philadanco, 8 p.m.
20, Saturday -- Mingus Big Band, "Blues and Politics," 8 p.m.
25, Thursday -- eighth blackbird, 8 p.m., Clapp Recital Hall
26, Friday -- Jazz at Lincoln Center Sextet, 8 p.m.
30-31, Tuesday and Wednesday -- "Ragtime," 8 p.m.
1-4 -- "Ragtime," 6 more performances
10, Saturday -- Dai Rakuda Kan, 8 p.m.
13, Tuesday -- Israel Camerata Jerusalem w/Ilya Itin, 8 p.m.
20-21, Tuesday and Wednesday -- Guthrie Theater, "Molly Sweeney,"
8 p.m., Loft
24, Saturday -- Kodo, 8 p.m.
25, Sunday -- Kodo, 3 p.m.
27 -- Aeros, 8 p.m.
2-4 -- "Chicago," 5 performances
20-21, Tuesday and Wednesday -- Acting Company, "Comedy of Errors,"
24-25, Saturday and Sunday -- Robert Lepage, "Far Side of the Moon."
3 performances, Hancher Loft
27-28, Tuesday and Wednesday -- Rinde Eckert and the Paul Dresher Ensemble,
"Ravenshead," 8 p.m., Hancher Loft
6, Friday -- Ahn Trio, 8 p.m., Clapp Recital Hall
13-14, Friday and Saturday -- Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, 8 p.m.
17, Tuesday -- Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 8 p.m., Clapp Hall
22, Sunday -- David Gonzalez, 3 p.m.
2-6, "Riverdance," 8 performances
Corporate and individual sponsors for 2000-2001 Hancher season events through
the University of Iowa Foundation include: Everybodys Whole Foods, Country
Bancorporation and Kay Bernau, Prairie Lights, the Java House, West Music
Company, Cantebury Inn & Suites, Gary A. and LaDonna K. Wicklund, the
Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, Alliant Energy, Hills Bank and Trust Company,
Brenton Bank, Sheraton Iowa City, KHAK-FM, KDAT-FM, KRNA-FM, the Martha Ellen
Tye Foundation, McLeodUSA, the Gazette, Gilda Imports, UI Men's Intercollegiate
Athletics, the Iowa City Press-Citizen, Hames Mobile Homes Inc., Clarion Hotel
and Conference Center, Group 5 Hospitality/Radisson Highlander Plaza, Wallace-Readers
Digest Funds, Eye Surgeons Associates P.C., Toyota of Iowa City and Toyota
Financial Services, Mercy Iowa City/Mercy on Call, Iowa State Bank & Trust
Company, and Dahl Ford of Davenport Inc. Other funding comes from the National
Endowment for the Arts, Chamber Music America and the Heartland Arts Fund.
For UI arts information and calendar updates, visit www.uiowa.edu/~uiowacr
on the World Wide Web. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, contact email@example.com.