Scapin Scampers into MI's Hilberry Theatre Rep Schedule, Nov. 13

News   Scapin Scampers into MI's Hilberry Theatre Rep Schedule, Nov. 13 The Hilberry Theatre, the graduate theatre of Wayne State University in Detroit, continues is 1998-99 season with the Nov. 13 opening of Moliere's Scapin.

The Hilberry Theatre, the graduate theatre of Wayne State University in Detroit, continues is 1998-99 season with the Nov. 13 opening of Moliere's Scapin.

The slapstick intrigue, based on stock characters of commedia dell'arte, involves a clever servant's response to kidnapings, parted lovers and foreigners. Scapin continues in repertory with Hamlet, The Mousetrap and A Tale of Two Cities through Feb. 3, 1999.

Professor-director Blair Anderson directs the comedy featuring Fred Shahadi in the title role.

The Hilberry is one of the nation's only graduate theatre companies to present a seven-show season in rotating repertory. Among its graduates are Max Wright (Lincoln Center's Twelfth Night, Ivanov) and Jeffrey Tambor (TV's "The Larry Sanders Show").

Tickets are $10-$17. The Hilberry is at Cass and Hancock on the WSU campus in Detroit. Call (313) 577-2972. *

Also in the Hilberry season:

The Mousetrap through Dec. 3

Hamlet through Jan. 22, 1999

A Tale of Two Cities, adapted from Dickens, Dec. 11-March 4, 1999

Light Up the Sky, by Moss Hart, Feb. 12-April 1, 1999

The Playboy of the Western World, by John Millington Synge, March 12-May 8, 1999

American Enterprise, by Jeffrey Sweet, April 16-May 15, 1999

-- By Kenneth Jones

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