Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......March 20, 2003


"Kindertransport" is the story of 7-year-old Eva Schlesinger, saved from the dangers of Nazi Germany along with many other Jewish children in a daring train rescue. It will be presented March 25 through April 5 at the Pavilion Theatre on the University Park campus. Call (814) 863-0255 for tickets. From left are performers Rebecca Miller, Sirry Thorsteinsdottir and Laura Ames.

Photo: Greg Grieco


Andean music concert

South American musicians Andes Manta will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, March 24, at Hiller Building Auditorium on the Penn State DuBois campus. The event is free to the public.

Natives of the Ecuadorian Andes, the Lopez brothers play traditional folk music on more than 35 traditional instruments.

For information, call (814) 375-4766 or (800) 346-ROAR.

'Cinderella' arrives

Reservations are now being taken for Penn State Beaver Theatre's annual spring children's play, which this year will be "Cinderella."
Performances for schools and educational groups will be presented at 10 and 11:30 a.m. March 25 and 27, and April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 and 24 in the Penn State Beaver Study Learning Center Auditorium. Performances for the public will be at
1 and 3 p.m. March 30.

Tickets cost $3 and will be on sale at the door.

For reservations, call (724) 773-3940. For information about the play, visit

Actor presents Frederick Douglass

Fred Morsell, a professional actor and educator, will perform the play, "Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the Edith Eve Davis Chapel at Penn State Altoona.

His appearance is sponsored by the English, Letters, Arts and Sciences, and Honors programs.

Douglass, who was born in Maryland in 1818, escaped from slavery at the age of 20 and became a prominent antislavery and women's rights advocate.

Opera lecture

"An Afternoon with the Arts Opera Lecture Series" continues with "Ariadne auf Naxos" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at 112 Woodland Building on the Penn State Abington campus.

Moylan C. Mills, professor emeritus of integrative arts, continues his lecture series before the opening of featured performances of the Opera Company of Philadelphia.

The $8 fee for the lecture is payable at the door. For information and registration, call (215) 881-7368 or (215) 881-7661.

Sarah Pillow to perform

Vocalist Sarah Pillow will share her eclectic career in both the jazz and classical worlds during a performance at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31, in the Hiller Building auditorium on the Penn State DuBois campus. The event is free to the public.

For information, call (814) 375-4766 or (800) 346-ROAR.