FTT to open 2005-06 season with "Wings" Oct. 4 to 9



The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will open its 2005-06 theater season with Arthur Kopit’s “Wings” Oct. 4 to Oct. 8 (Tuesday to Saturday) at7:30 p.m.and Oct. 9 at2:30 p.m.in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of Notre Dame’sMarieP.DeBartoloCenterfor the Performing Arts.

Admission is $12 for the general public, $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students. Tickets are available at the performing arts center box office or by calling 574-631-2800 or visiting http://performingarts.nd.edu on the Web.

FTT professor Mark Pilkinton directs the play, which was originally written in 1976 as a radio play for National Public Radio. It tells the story of an elderly woman who suffers a stroke, which impairs her ability to speak. The play utilizes sounds and language to portray the character’s internal and external experiences, including her younger days as an airplane pilot and wing-walker.

* Contact: * _Laura Moran, performing arts center, 574-631-2731, lmoran@nd.edu _

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