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Dominican University Presents Arthur Kopit's "Chamber Music"

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Dominican University presents Arthur Kopit's absurdist dark comedy "Chamber Music" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 1 in the Performing Arts Center, 7900 Division Street. Tickets are $18, $5 for students.

Set in the women's ward of an insane asylum in 1938, the play depicts a board meeting convened by the resident women to plan a response to what they believe is an imminent attack by the men's ward. Each believes herself to be a fierce historical figure—Joan of Arc, Queen Isabel of Spain, Gertrude Stein, Amelia Earhart and others. In a feminist twist, the women, who are overseen by a patriarchal and condescending doctor, begin to seem less insane and more like oppressed and strong-willed eccentrics.​

To order tickets, visit or contact the Dominican University box office at (708) 488-5000.