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Nawrocki to Explain Women at Kresge Talk

By David D. Hsu
News Editor

Norman Nawrocki will perform his one-man show, "I Don't Understand Women," at Kresge Auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m today.

The performance is sponsored by the Interfraternity Council as a Residence and Orientation Week event for its members. However, the event is open to the entire MITcommunity.

Nawrocki has presented his show at almost every major university and college campus in Canada.

"I Don't Understand Women" is a show, not a "static presentation," Nawrocki said. "It's a bit of everything," he said. He will play 14 characters in 25 sketches, along with costumes and a soundtrack, he said.

The show is advertised to reach men ranging from wimps to womanizers. "Most guys have to deal with the situation of being men," Nawrocki said."The subjects are pretty universal."

Women will also be entertained, Nawrocki said. "I can't guarantee what women will learn, but I can guarantee they will be pleasantly surprised," he said.

"Everybody gets something different from the show, depending on where they're coming from," Nawrocki said.

After viewing video clips of Nawrocki, IFCstudents became interested in the show, said Neal H. Dorow, adviser to fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups.

Since dormitories would be having in-house rush, "it left the independent living groups with a void," Dorow said. The "IFC thought it would be worthwhile to run their own activity," he said.

The IFC is "really encouraging independent living groups to bring their pledge classes to the program," Dorow said.

Although sorority pledges will be in dormitory rush, "I think women will be entertained equally as they see the type of dynamics between men and women," Dorow said.

Nawrocki's show is the first in a series of IFCprograms concentrating on topics including sexism, diversity, and alcohol, Dorow said.