Cockpit in Court to perform in Japan

ART NOTES

September 27, 1992|By Linell Smith | Linell Smith,Staff Writer

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre, in residence at Essex Community College, will represent the United States at the Kanagawa International Theatre Festival next month in Yokohama, Japan.

The theater troupe will perform benefit performances of "The Fantasticks," the one-act play it will present in Yokohama, at 8 p.m. Sept. 28 and 30 in the theater at Essex Community College. A gala reception follows each performance. Tickets are $10 and help defray travel expenses. For details or tickets, call (410) 522-1269.

Auditions

Auditions for productions at Limelight Dinner Theater are scheduled for 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow at Best Western Baltimore East, 5625 O'Donnell St. For details, call (410) 633-9500.

The Fell's Point Corner Theatre will hold auditions for Sam Shephard's "Lie of the Mind" at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Tuesday at the theater, 251 S. Ann St. The play calls for three men, aged 20 to 60, two women in their 20s and two women in their 50s. The production runs weekends from Jan. 15 through Feb. 21. For details, call (410) 385-1160.

The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Choral Society is looking for singers who are free to rehearse at 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays in Hurd Hall of the hospital. Two performances are given each year. No auditions required. Call (410) 955-3363.

The JHMI Chamber Orchestra is looking for musicians. Two concerts will be performed this spring. No auditions required. The Hopkins Community and general public are invited to join both groups. For details, call (410) 955-3363.

Changed concerts

A piano recital by Alexander Toradze has been changed to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium. The concert, presented by Temple Oheb Shalom, is funded by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust. It was originally scheduled for Oct. 17. Tickets are free but must be picked up. Call (410) 484-6410.

Responding to budget cutbacks, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society has moved its April 4 performance of Handel's "Messiah" from Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall to Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College. In addition, the concert will be performed by the BCAS Chamber Chorus rather than the Professional Chamber Chorus. These changes will reduce production costs by $17,000. The society's Feb. 20 performance of Mozart's Requiem will remain in the Meyerhoff. For details, call (410) 523-7070.

Composition competition

Loyola College will hold a composition competition for composers under the age of 35 who live or work in Maryland. Winners will receive awards of $700, $200 and $100, and up to three compositions will be performed by members of the Contemporary Music Forum at a concert at Loyola in April 1993.

The deadline is Jan. 4. For details, call (410) 617-2418.

New board

Maryland Citizens for the Arts, the state's premier private arts advocacy group, has announced its new board of trustees, according to Sue Hess, chairman of the board.

New board members are Carole Alexander, managing partner of Alexander & Cleaver; Marcellus Alexander Jr., vice president and general

manager of WJZ (Channel 13); James T. Brady, managing partner of Arthur Andersen & Co.; John Cammack, vice president of T. Rowe Price Associates Inc.; Roger Dandridge, vice-president and manager of Westvaco; Keren Dement, past executive director of the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts; William E. Kirwan, president of the University of Maryland, College Park; Michael Klein, senior partner of Grant Thornton; Harry Linowes, senior partner of BDO Seidman; Baltimore artist Mary Ann Mears; Martha Parkhurst, consultant with Boyce Mansfield; Eliot Pfanstiehl, executive director of Strathmore Hall Arts Center; Abe Pollin, chairman of the Capital Centre; Stuart O. Simms, state's attorney for Baltimore City; arts activist Christine Strauss; Mary Toth, executive director of the Howard County Arts Council; Charles H. Trout, president of Washington College; Arthur Waxter, president of Miles Management Corp.; Jay Wilson, president of Steeltin Can, and Sander L. Wise, partner at Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander.

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