Theatre Hopkins schedules two Albee one-acters"The American...


Theatre Hopkins schedules two Albee one-acters

"The American Dream" and "The Zoo Story," two one-act plays by Edward Albee, begin a five-week run at Theatre Hopkins on Friday.

Cast members of these short satires include Betty Corwell, C. Alan Hogle, Marie Ipes, Jack Manion, Irene Patton, Greg Seagle and Tom Blair, under the direction of Suzanne Pratt. The double bill will be presented in the Merrick Barn on the Homewood campus, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m., with matinees Sundays at 2:15 p.m. through March 17. Tickets are $7 and $8. For more information call 338-7159. Clifford Odets' 1950 drama, "The Country Girl," opens Friday at the Vagabond Players as the fourth offering in its 75th anniversary season.

The story of a young woman married to an alcoholic actor, it was later made into a movie, which won Grace Kelly an Oscar. The Vagabonds' production will feature Trisha Blackburn, Bob Bayer, Tom Nolte, Leo Knight and Charles Cotel.

The theater is located at 806 S. Broadway. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. through March 17. Tickets are $7 and $8. For further information call 563-9135.

J. Wynn Rousuck "Frederick Douglass Now," a multimedia presentation about the lives of great black leaders, will be presented at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, 5401 Wilkens Ave., tomorrow night at 8 in the University Center.

Part of the university's Black History Month celebration, "Frederick Douglass Now" stars actor Roger Guenveur Smith, best known as the stuttering Smiley in Spike Lee's film, "Do the Right Thing." Admission is $4, $2 for UMBC students. Call 455-3618.

Kevin Brown

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