When a group sits down to plan a major industry convention the inclination is often to land a big-name keynote speaker, a rock star of the trade, to attract attention.
In the case of the FDA/Xavier Medical Device Conference (MedCon 2010) that "rock star" is Steven Silverman, a senior adviser at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Yes, for medical device makers, getting up-close-and-personal with the FDA is as good as having a front row seat to a Bruce Springsteen concert.
The theme of the show ties in with Xavier’s year-long celebration of 40 years of women on campus. It is the philosophy of the Xavier Players to combine real-life experiences in the form of meaningful service that relates to issues presented in their plays.
#1 of the “Top Ten 2006” One-of-a-kind … original, weird and seriously funny … one of the most creative and refreshing pieces of classical theatre I’ve seen in years. … Mooney’s translations make Molière’s 17th century language instantly accessible. His interpretations were crisp, stylized and sang with the comic genius of the playwright’s original intent.
From November 19-22 at 7:30 p.m. Xavier Players will present Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) by Ann-Marie MacDonald, directed by Cathy Springfield. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 day of the show. They can be purchased online now at https://xavier-players.ticketleap.com and by phone beginning November 2 at (513) 745-3939.
On November 14 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and November 15 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Xavier Players will present Look Out, Galileo! directed by John Lewandowski, Madcap Puppet Theatre’s Artistic Director. This is the first show in the Hats Off series collaboration established with Madcap. Tickets cost $7 each. They can be purchased online now at https://xavier-players.ticketleap.com and can be purchased by phone beginning November 1 by calling (513) 745-3939.
On October 22-25 at 7:30 pm and 1 p.m. on October 24, Xavier Players will present Children of Eden by John Caird with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Tickets cost $15 each ($7 for Xavier students, faculty and staff if purchased day of show; $5 for Xavier students, faculty and staff if purchased in advance). Tickets can be purchased on-line 24/7 at: https://xavier-players.ticketleap.com.