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AROUND AND ABOUT THEATER AND MUSIC: Marion Fay's Theater & Music Classes

By Ken Bullock
Friday March 28, 2014 - 05:26:00 PM

Marion Fay's excellent theater & music classes are just beginning, held weekly in Berkeley's Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda, Berkeley (near Solano Avenue & the tunnel), but include trips to performances, as well as visiting artists speaking to classes. 

Theater Explorations has two sections, meeting on Monday and Thursday, each at 1-3 p. m. There are 10 two-hour classes, and four plays which those who enroll will have the opportunity to see. The first play--with discounted tickets in addition to the enrollment fee--will be 'Venus in Fur' by David Ives at ACT, April 5 at 2 p.m. (please contact Marion Fay ASAP for tickets); others will include Nina Raine's 'Tribes' at Berkeley Rep. 

Guest speakers will include Bill English of SF Playhouse and a special in-class performance by Jean Wilcox's acting ensemble. The series: $75, with discounted theater tickets at additional charge. (The Thursday class just started; Mondays begin this coming Monday, March 31 at 1 p. m.. Enroll by attending class or contact Marion Fay.) 

Music Appreciation meets Thursdays, 10 till noon, with composers, musicians and conductors as guests. No background in music required. $75, with discounted performance tickets at additional charge.  

Contact Marion Fay,