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March 02, 2004

Press Contact: Kirston Fortune, UT Law Communications, (512) 471.7330
Press and Event Contact: Amanda Arriaga, Assault & Flattery

Assault & Flattery Students Present "Star Crossed Lawyers" Musical, March 2-6

AUSTIN, Texas — Assault & Flattery students at The University of Texas School of Law will present Star Crossed Lawyers, an entirely student-run musical, beginning Tuesday, March 2, through Saturday, March 6. Tickets are still available for evening shows on March 2 and March 3 and a matinee on March 6.

This year's show is titled "Star-Crossed Lawyers" and is a Romeo and Juliet-esque play about three love stories that take place between corporate lawyers and public interest lawyers. Show times are 7:30 p.m. at the Utopia Theater at UT's School of Social Work. The matinee is at 1 p.m. on March 6.

For tickets, contact Amanda Arriaga at arriaga@mail.utexas.edu. The organization's Web site is http://www.utexas.edu/students/assault/. For a map of the School of Social Work building go to: http://www.utexas.edu/maps/main/buildings/ssw.html.

Assault and Flattery (A&F) is one of the largest student organizations at the law school and its productions have been a UT tradition for close to 50 years. Each spring, A&F presents the school's annual musical comedy revue as part of Law Week. Usually based on a popular film or Broadway musical, the show embraces and satirizes all aspects of the legal professions--students, faculty members, and the law itself. The production is written, directed, designed, and choreographed by law students and features live performances by student and faculty actors, singers, dancers, and musicians.