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'Lulu' opens Tuesday at The Victory Theatre BURBANK...

October 22, 2003

'Lulu' opens Tuesday at The Victory Theatre

BURBANK -- Vox Humana Productions begins previews Friday of "Lulu"

at The Little Victory Theatre. It is directed by Jerry Kernion.

Veering crazily between sex farce and bleak tragedy, "Lulu" is

Peter Barnes' carnival-tinged adaptation of Frank Wedekind's

proto-modern classic of sex, obsession, deception and death.

Inhabiting the shadowy world of tents and trailers in a circus

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carnival-on-the-edge, Lulu is a woman blessed and cursed with the

instinctive ability to appear the object of fantasy. But is her life

a sexual funhouse, or is every distorted reflection in her lovers'

eyes just a little further from the truth, and a little closer to

destruction?

Previews are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.

Opening night is 8 p.m. Tuesday. Performances continue at 8 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 23. Tickets are

$20 and $15 for students, seniors and union members. The theater is

at 3326 W. Victory Blvd., Burbank. For reservations, call (323)

769-5794.

Ghouls get dressed for Halloween Ball

BURBANK -- Guest ghouls and goblins are invited to dress to

impress in Halloween costumes at Wax Poetic's fourth annual Halloween

Ball.

A frightening good time is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday

when illustrator Gris Grimly stops in to sign his first written work

"Gris Grimly's Wicked Nursery Rhymes." Bring the kids at 7:30 p.m.

for special treats. The salon and day spa is at 3208 W. Magnolia

Blvd., Burbank.

Steve Hall gives piano concert

BURBANK -- Internationally renowned recording artist Steve Hall

will appear in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Burbank First United

Methodist Church.

"A Grand Concert With Steve Hall" will feature "Claire de

Lune/Jesus Loves Me," "I Believe/ The Impossible Dream," "The Lord's

Prayer," a "West Side Story" medley and more.

Tickets are $5 with proceeds benefiting the Burbank First United

Methodist Church Chancel Choir. For more information, call 845-1531.

Compiled by Joyce Rudolph

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