Theatre Project show is about Marilyn Monroe returning...


November 11, 1990|By J. Wynn Rousuck

Theatre Project show is about Marilyn Monroe returning from 0) grave

Too late for Halloween and too outrageous for tender sensibilities, the Theatre Project will present "Dead Marilyn," a one-man, multimedia rock opera about Marilyn Monroe returning from the grave.

The hourlong work is performed by Peter Stack, a former makeup artist, who answers protests from the Monroe estate by insisting that the character he is portraying is not Marilyn Monroe, but "Dead Marilyn -- a man with a problem."

You can judge for yourself at the Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., Wednesday to next Sunday at 8 p.m., Nov. 23 and 24 at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. and Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. (Because of the mature nature of the show, there will be no matinees). Tickets are $10 to $16. For more information call 752-8558.

@ "Africa Oye!", the celebration of African dance and music first seen in Baltimore two summers ago, returns for two performances, Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Lyric Opera House.

Among the 50 featured artists are the Pende dancers from Zaire, percussionists from Guinea, the Peul acrobatic group, Pygmies from the African rain forests, and Nigerian pipers and drummers.

Tickets to "Africa Oye!" are $12 to $25. For more information call 625-1400.


J. Wynn Rousuck Res MusicAmerica will present a concert of electronic music charged with visuals Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Bryn Mawr School.

Works by Franciose Barriere and Christian Clozier, guest composers from France, will be presented with mime by Mark Jaster and dance by Kathy Wildberger. Thomas Rhea, professor in the music synthesis department of Berklee College in Boston, will help audience members compose on computer equipment.

A reception follows. Tickets -- $8 general admission, $6 for seniors and $4 for students -- will be available at the door. For more information, call 788-2124.

Stephen Wigler

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