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"Personals:  The Musical" To Be
Presented at U.T. Dallas April 12-21

RICHARDSON, Texas (March 26, 2002) - The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will present Personals, a musical comedy review that takes a satirical look at dating services and relationships in an impersonal age, on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 in the University Theatre on campus. The work was written by David Crane, Seth Friedman and Marta Kauffman, creators of the television show “Friends,” with music by William K. Dreskin, Joel Phillip Friedman, Seth Friedman, Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors), Stephen Schwartz (Godspell) and Michael Skloff .

The UTD production, which includes adult language and content, will be directed by UTD faculty member Mary Medrick and will feature choreography by Densil Adams. Video and other special effects will make for a contemporary multi-media treatment of the work.

Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are free to anyone with a UTD photo identification and $10 for the general public.

To obtain tickets or for more information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-883-2982, e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982. Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas, in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s Web site at

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