The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 14, 1986, Image 17

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Best Bets
You can catch Thornton Wilder s '‘Our Town"
tonight and tomorrow night Stage Center, a local
amateur theater group, is bringing the play to the
A&M Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $4 for
students and senior citizens and $6 for adults.
If you’re a fan of The Judy’s, watch for more
information about the group’s appearance at De
Ware Pieldhouse the evening of Nov. 21. The
Judy's, best known for “Guyana Punch, ” haven’t
performed in the Bryan/College Station area for
quite a while, so it’s a prime opportunity to see this
offbeat band.
The final performances of the Aggie Players’
production, “A Funny Thing Happened on the
Way to the Forum” are tonight and tomorrow
night. For more information, call Rudder Box
Office at8454234.
Le Cabaret
Le Cabaret is in the Westgate Shopping Center on
Wellborn Road. Anyone 21 or older admitted.
Call 846-1427 for more info*
Saturday - Just Us. Rhythm and blues, jazz, rock.
Cover $3.
Next Wednesday - Lippman Music Co. Jam
Session — local musicians. No cover.
This club is about one-half mile north of campus
on College Main. Those 21 and older are
admitted. Beer, wine and setups are served to
legal drinkers. For more information, call 846-
Friday - Alan Haynes and the Stepchildren.
Reggae. Cover $5.
Saturday - i-Tex. Reggae. Cover $3.
Next Thursday - The Dishes. Rock. Cover $5.
Sunset Grill
Sunset Grill is between Charlie's Grocery and the
CowHopatNorthgate, Under 21 admitted.
Serves beer, wine and setups to legal drinkers. For
more information on cover charges, call 846-
Friday - Dana Cooper’s DC3. Original rock.
Saturday - B.A.D. Sneakers. Dance rock.
Sunday - Don Overby. Acoustic rock. No cover.
Next Tuesday - Locker 19. Classic rock. No cover.
Next Wednesday - Sneaky Pete. Solo guitarist.
Cover $1.
Next Thursday - Pet Peeves. Rock.
The Aggie Players sing “Comedy Tonight, ” the opening number in “A
Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. ”
'A Funny Thing' ends run
with shows this weekend
Want some comedy to
Go see the Aggie Play
ers’ production of “A
Funny Thing Happened
on the Way to the Fo
rum. ”
“Forum” is a wild musi
cal comedy written by
Burt Shevelove and Larry
Gelbart with music by
Stephen Sondheim that
takes place in the steets of
Ancient Rome.
Hero, son of Roman
senator Senex, is stuck on
Philia, a girl who he has
seen at the local house of
ill repute. One of Senex’s
slaves, Pseudolus, offers
to get the girl for Hero in
exchange for his freedom.
Pseudolus is taking ad
vantage of Senex’s ab
sence to escape his bond
When Pseudolus tries
to buy Philia for Hero,
they find that she has al
ready been sold to Cap
tain Miles Gloriosus, a
brave soldier due back in
Rome any day now.
Pseudolus cons Lycus,
owner of the brothel, into
letting him take Philia until
the Captain gets back.
Before long, Philia and
Hero fall madly in love.
Senex unexpectedly re
turns home and finds Phi
lia in his house. Philia be
lieves Senex is her rightful
owner, the Captain, and
makes advances towards
him. Senex gladly accepts
those advances.
Senex and Hero try to
win the love of Philia
while the Captain arrives
in town and starts looking
for his wife-to-be. Then, a
lot of funny things begin
to happen.
“Forum” is directed by
Roger Schultz, director of
theater at Texas A&M and
stars Donnie Wilson, Troy
Herbort, Mark Wilhite and
Pamela Saxon.
Performances of the
play, which opened
Wednesday, will be held
tonight and Saturday at 8
in Rudder Theater. Tick
ets, available at the Rud
der Box Office, are $5 for
students and senior citi
zens and $8 for non-stu
dents. Call 845-1234 for
by Karl Pallmeyer
UT drama department offers
Williams' 'Glass Menagerie'
Battalion Classified 845-2611
If you made it through
high school, you’ve prob
ably read Tennessee Wil
liams’ “The Glass Mena
gerie.” Now you can see
what all the hubbub was
about when the University
of Texas drama depart
ment performs the classic
play and all-time favorite
of high school English tea
“The Glass Menagerie”
runs Nov. 18 through 23
at the Winship Drama
Building at 23rd and San
Jacinto in Austin.
The shy and withdrawn
Laura, her domineering
mother, Amanda, her
sympathetic brother,
Tom, and her “gentleman
caller,” Jim, are played by
UT undergraduates. The
production is a project of
master’s degree candi
The troupe will take ad
vantage of the dream
quality in Williams’ writing
by using sparse sets and
simple costumes.
For more information
about tickets, call