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April 19, 1992|By J. Wynn Rousuck

'Emerald City' opens Friday at Theatre Hopkins

"Emerald City" -- a semiautobiographical play by David Williamson, author of the screenplays of "Gallipoli" and "The Year of Living Dangerously" -- opens a five-weekend run at Theatre Hopkins on Friday.

Harry B. Turner plays an Australian screenwriter who strives to remain true to his artistic vision. Curtain times are Friday and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. with matinees Sundays at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 and $10. Theatre Hopkins performs in the Merrick Barn on the Johns Hopkins University campus. Call (410) 516-7159.

@ The theater department of the Baltimore School for the Arts will present Bertolt Brecht's "Caucasian Chalk Circle" Thursday through next Sunday as part of the school's "Spring Fever" festival of performances and exhibitions.

The play, directed by Donald Hicken, will be performed Thursday hTC and Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and next Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $6; $4 for students and seniors. Call (410) 396-1185.

Leonard Bernstein was the most famous American musician who ever lived; his music for the theater may very well prove to be as immortal as that of George Gershwin and Cole Porter.

This Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8:15 p.m. and next Sunday at 3 p.m. in Meyerhoff Hall, David Zinman makes his first appearance at a Baltimore Symphony Pops Concert conducting an all-Bernstein program -- selections from "On the Town," "Trouble in Tahiti," "Candide" and "West Side Story."

Tickets, at $15 to $40, are available only for Thursday; but there could be some returns for the other performances. Call (410) 783-8000.

Stephen Wigler

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