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October 20, 2005

Eclectic `House'

The lowdown -- John Guare has described the tone of his first full-length play, The House of Blue Leaves, as a marriage of "Feydeau and Strindberg." The tragi-comedy, set in 1965 on the day of Pope Paul VI's visit to New York, opens tomorrow at Fell's Point Corner Theatre. Guare's eclectic cast of characters, under Steve Goldklang's direction, include Patrick Martyn as a zookeeper and Lynda McClary as his unstable wife.

If you go -- Show times at Fell's Point Corner, 251 S. Ann St., are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 20. Tickets are $14. For more information call 410-276-7837.

[ J. WYNN ROUSUCK ]

A Taste of France

The lowdown -- The Municipal Opera Company of Baltimore, which has been particularly supportive of young minority singers since its founding in 1991, will feature two sopranos - Altheia Anthony from South Carolina and Judith Kumalo from South Africa - in a benefit concert. Excerpts from French or set-in-France operas will be on the program, including Carmen and La Boheme. French cuisine will be part of an accompanying buffet.

If you go -- The concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 3050 Liberty Heights Ave. Tickets are $30. Call 410-329-6874.

Global organist

The lowdown -- Organist John Walker, whose global career includes a stint with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and members of the Grateful Dead, gives a recital at his Bolton Hill church to launch a new concert series. The program offers works by Bach, Handel, Franck and more.

If you go -- The recital is at 3 p.m. Sunday at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Ave. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors, available at the door. Call 410-523-1542 or visit brownmemorialparkavenue.org.

[ TIM SMITH ]

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