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November Performances and Events

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Rep Stage presents
I Am My Own Wife
Oct. 30–Nov. 17

by Doug Wright
Directed by Tony Tsendeas
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Studio Theatre

Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the 2004 Tony Award, “I Am My Own Wife”  is based on the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a German transvestite who survived both the Nazi and repressive East German Communist regimes.

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Music Faculty Gala Performance
Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30p.m.

Monteabaro Recital Hall

We invite you to join us for our 8th gala performance.  Don’t miss this chance to hear your favorite HCC Music Faculty perform!

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Candlelight Concert Society
presents Pinocchio by the National Marionette Theater
Sunday, Nov. 3, 2:30pm and 4:30p.m.

Smith Theatre

Carlo Collodi's epic about a puppet who wants to become a real boy is a classic example of storytelling at its best. Our adaptation is a faithful re-telling of this childhood favorite. Follow Pinocchio as he goes on a series of adventures and discovers that only by being truthful, selfless and kind to others will he realize his dream of becoming a real live boy. Recommended for family audiences ages four and up.

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Candlelight Concert Society
presents Meccorre String Quartet
Saturday, Nov. 9, 8p.m.

Smith Theatre

Praised for its breathtaking performances, flawless technique and visionary interpretations, the Meccorre Quartet has received top prizes at the Paolo Borciani and Max Reger International Chamber Music Competitions and was invited to participate in the prestigious 2012 Wigmore Hall International String Competition. Formed in 2007 by some of Europe's most celebrated young string players, the Quartet has performed extensively throughout Europe. Don't miss their North American tour debut!

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HCC’s Theatre Department and Arts Collective present
These Shining Lives
Nov. 14–24

by Melanie Marnich
Directed by Brandon McCoy
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Smith Theatre


These Shining Lives takes place in Illinois in the 1920's. It's the story of 4 exceptional women who work for a clock and watch company called Radium Dial. They are very successful in their new found professions, both on a personal and financial level. After several years, the women begin to notice changes in their physical and mental health. Although the company doctor refuses to offer a serious diagnosis, it is discovered they are suffering from Radium poisoning. Bravely, these women decide to take their employer to court, and forever change the notion of workplace rights in the United States.

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Gemini Piano Trio Concert —
Two Performances!
Sunday, Nov. 10, 4p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30p.m.

Faculty Concert
Monteabaro Recital Hall

Come take another journey with the Gemini Piano Trio! Together, we’ll indulge in the decadently emotional extremes of the Romantics, and be energized by the cutting-edge chamber music of our time!

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Karla Googins!
Sunday, Nov. 17, 4p.m.

Faculty Concert
Monteabaro Recital Hall

Creating Indie-Jazz with a Pop-Edge, don’t miss the chance to hear this jazz singer whose been compared with artists like kd Lang, Carole King, and Jason Mraz.

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HCC Music Alumna
Sangmi Yoon Piano Recital
Saturday, Nov. 23, 7:30p.m.

Spotlight Concert
Monteabaro Recital Hall

Program includes works by J.S. Bach, Haydn, Schumann, and more.

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Alan Blackman Jazz Two Piano Series
Sunday, Nov. 24, 4p.m.

Faculty concert
Monteabaro Recital Hall

Expanding his two piano series to other instruments, Alan Blackman welcomes one of the true innovators in improvised music for a concert of originals, jazz standards, and as always, a few surprises. Come experience an exciting evening of jazz with living legend, vibraphonist Joe Locke.

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