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Talking Loud, Saying Nothing 

Eugène Ionesco's first play, The Bald Soprano, achieved notoriety for satirizing the fatuities of the middle class. In 1950, that approach must have seemed risqué; 59 years later, surely, said socioeconomic tribe has been lampooned unto dust. Still, Ionesco's tale of two bourgeois London couples, the Smiths and the Martins, and their meaningless banter has resonated with a far deeper chord than your usual banal TV or movie send-up. Saint Louis University Theatre interprets the absurdist chestnut at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (October 2 through 10) with a 2 p.m. performance on Sunday, October 11, at Xavier Hall (3733 West Pine Mall, on the SLU campus) Tickets are $7 to $10, and more information can be found at www.slu.edu/theatre or by calling 314-977-3327.
Fridays, Saturdays; Sun., Oct. 11. Starts: Oct. 2. Continues through Oct. 10, 2009

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