Scenes from the class struggle

Kitchen Dog's Miss Julie examines the doomed affair of a mistress and manservant

Shelly Tharp provides able support as the cook, Christine. A barometer of middle-class morality, she is shocked by the example Miss Julie is setting for the servants. Her piety, however, is rooted in arrogance.

The world of Miss Julie may be an ugly and amoral one, but it's all the more fascinating for that. Like a vicious domestic dispute, it's not pretty, but it keeps you riveted.

Miss Julie runs through February 4 at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary. Call 871-

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