Persian Gulf war is subject of show in Fells Point"Saddam...


May 19, 1991|By J. Wynn Rousuck

Persian Gulf war is subject of show in Fells Point

"Saddam" opens at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fells Point Cabaret Theatre, 723 S. Broadway.

Written by Philadelphia playwright Michael Elkin, the play focuses on five characters -- an American, an Israeli, an Iraqi, a United Nations representative and a broadcaster.

After Tuesday's opening, performance times for "Saddam" will be Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. through June 16. Tickets are $18 and $22.50. For more information call 327-8800.

@ Baltimore's Museum for Contemporary Arts will present "Photo Manifesto: Contemporary Photography in the U.S.S.R." beginning today from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the former Greyhound Service terminal at Park Avenue and Centre Street. The exhibit ++ will feature about 150 works by 45 artists, most of which have never been seen before outside the Soviet Union.

The Museum for Contemporary Arts presents exhibitions in temporary spaces. The Soviet show will be open from noon to 6 p.m. daily through June 21. A panel discussion titled "Soviet Photography in Context" will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the School for the Arts. Admission to both exhibit and discussion is free. For information, call 462-3515.

John Dorsey "A Woman Like That," a musical by Donald Lawrence -- whose credits include working as musical director for Stephanie Mills -- begins a one-week run at the Lyric Opera House on Tuesday.

The plot centers around a pastor (Peabo Bryson) whose marriage is threatened by a ruthless woman (P. Ann Everson). Curtain times are 8 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday, with matinees Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets range from $16.50 to $26. For more information call 481-6000.


J. Wynn Rousuck

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