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DePauw's 1997-98 Performing Arts Series Features National, International Acts

September 8, 1997

September 8, 1997, Greencastle, Ind. - Outstanding national and international acts highlight the lineup for the 1997-98 Performing Arts Series announced by DePauw University. The schedule includes exciting performers in music, theatre and dance in the Performing Arts Center.

The American Brass Quintet, called "The High Priests of Brass" by Newsweek, will present a concert on Sunday, September 21, at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.

A troupe of Shakespearean actors from London will perform two plays in Moore Theatre. The Aquila Theatre Company will present Aristophanes' Birds on Tuesday, November 18, at 8 p.m. and Shakespeare's Julius Caesar on Wednesday, November 19, at 8 p.m.

The legendary women's gospel group, Sweet Honey in the Rock, is scheduled on Sunday, February 15, at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. The gospel group is led by Smithsonian folklore expert Berniece Reagon.

One of the hottest young dance companies in North America, the David Dorfman Dance Company with Dan Froot, will perform its innovative program on Wednesday, March 11, at 8 p.m. in Moore Theatre. The Dorfman Dance Company incorporates athletic skills and verbal performance into modern dance.Old DePauw Gold EC Logo.jpg

International vocal star Sylvan and pianist David Breitman will present works by Schubert and 20th century American composers in Thompson Recital Hall. Sylvan, a baritone, and Breitman will perform songs of Schubert on Sunday, April 5, at 3 p.m. Breitman will play solo piano works by Schubert on Monday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. Sylvan and Breitman will join again on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. to perform songs by 30th century American composers.

Season tickets will go on sale at the Performing Arts Center box office [(765) 658-4927)] on Monday, September 15. Prices for adult regular admission are $8 for each event, $40 for all eight events and $25 for any four events. For students, children and senior citizens, the cost is $5 regular admission, $24 for all eight events and $15 for any four events.