'Map of the Heart' at Fells Point Corner"Map of the...

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November 08, 1992|By J. Wynn Rousuck

'Map of the Heart' at Fells Point Corner

"Map of the Heart," by British playwright William Nicholson, makes its American debut at Fells Point Corner Theatre on Friday. The play tells the story of a man who leaves his wife and daughter to work with his lover in the Sudan, where he is subsequently taken hostage.

Nicholson is the author of "Shadowlands," a chronicle of the romance of author C. S. Lewis and poet Joy Davidman, which was produced on Broadway two seasons ago. "Map of the

Heart" will be directed by Robert Clingan and feature a cast headed by Ray Barcia, Lynne R. Sigler and Tricia Blackburn. Curtain times at Fells Point Corner, 251 S. Ann St., are at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 20. Tickets are $9. For information, call (410) 276-7837.

@ Australian performer Sarah Cathcart returns to the Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., Wednesday with her new one-woman show, "Walking on Sticks," about a naive tourist in war-torn Nicaragua. Cathcart last appeared at the Theatre Project in 1990 with her show, "The Serpent's Fall," in which she portrayed five Australian women ranging from an aboriginal mother to an archaeologist in Greece.

"Walking on Sticks" will be presented at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, with matinees at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $14. One performance in each Theatre Project run is now presented at a fully accessible facility. The all-access performance of "Walking on Sticks" will be at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Maryland Art Place, 218 W. Saratoga St. For more information, call (410) 752-8558.

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J. Wynn Rousuck Polaris is a new-music ensemble that likes to organize its programs around a single, unifying theme that explores the connections between contemporary music and contemporary life. The theme of the group's concert Monday at 8 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art will be nature. Music director Robin Kissinger and her 11 talented musicians will perform George Crumb's "Vox Balaenae," Robert Erickson's "Pacific Sirens," John Heiss' "Songs of Nature," and Stuart Sauders Smith's ". . . And Points North." The group will also do an improvisation on the four elements. Part of the proceeds from the tickets -- $7 and $12 -- will be donated to Save Our Streams. For more information, call (410) 235-3360.

Stephen Wigler

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