THEATREOpening This Week
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5671 E. Speedway. Opening January 8 and continuing through January 30: The Prince and the Pauper. Show times are Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Tickets are $6, $4 for children. Call 546-9805 for reservations.
BORDERLANDS THEATER. PCC Black Box Theatre. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Opening January 13 and continuing through January 31: The Gene Pool, by Christi Stewart. Show times are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $7 to $15, available at Antigone Books, the PCC West Campus box office, and Borderlands Theater office. Call 882-7406 for information and reservations.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428. Opening January 7 and continuing through March 20: The Belle of Tombstone. Show time is 8 p.m. on January 7 and 8. Regular show times are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $13.95 for adults, $11.95 for students, seniors and military and $6 for children 12 and under. Call 886-9428 for reservations.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242. Opening January 8 and continuing through February 7: A Thousand Clowns. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday.
OLD PUEBLO PLAYWRIGHTS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. OPP presents the ninth annual New Play Festival from Thursday through Sunday, January 7 through 10. The festival features staged readings of a variety of works by Tucson playwrights. See this week's Arts section for details. Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 per performance, with discounts available for multiple-entry tickets. Call 743-0940 for information.
AFTRA/SAG WORKSHOP. SAG presents a workshop with John Simpson, professional actor and teacher, on Saturday, January 9. Cost is $10, $5 for members. Reservations are required. Call George Yonan at 795-6154 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Catalina Players announces auditions for Phillip Barry's 1939 comedy, The Philadelphia Story. Readings are Monday and Tuesday, January 11 and 12, at the Fellowship Hall at Catalina United Methodist Church, 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. Auditioners are encouraged to bring a résumé and photo. Call Dave Sewell (888-5815) or Priscilla Marquez (299-9452) for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Third St. Ensemble Company, an off-shoot of Third St. Kids, is looking for performers between the ages of 10 and 21. Call 622-4100 for information and appointment times.
DIRECTORS WANTED. Desert Players is preparing its 1999-2000 season, and is accepting proposals from prospective directors. Interested parties should send a personal résumé with a project script and estimated budget to Desert Players Theatre, P.O. Box 43264, Tucson, AZ 85733. Call Robert Ulsrud at 733-0733 for information.
HELP WANTED. Venus Rising Productions seeks a female crew for a project on video through Access Tucson. Experienced volunteers in camera, edit, and public relations are needed immediately. Call Peach Oneill at 792-6461 for information.
HELP WANTED. Quintessential Productions, 118 S. Fifth Ave., seeks directors, designers, technicians and instructors for its 1998-'99 season. Call 798-0708 for more information.
SCRIPT MEETINGS. Professional and aspiring writers for the stage, screen, radio, and other performance media are invited to join Old Pueblo Playwrights, a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging the creation of new scripts by Arizona authors. OPP meets for readings and critiques at 7 p.m. each Monday in the Rehearsal Hall of the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Call 615-8980 for information.
TEMPLE FOR RENT. The Temple of Music and Art and the Tucson Center for the Performing Arts have rental spaces available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 884-8210 for more information.
TEMPLE TOURS. See the Alice Holsclaw and Cabaret theaters and all the behind-the-scenes areas with free guided tours at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, starting in the courtyard of the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Reservations are not required, but calling ahead to confirm tour availability is suggested. Call 884-8210 for information.
TUCSON SCREENWRITERS GROUP. Group meets monthly, for those interested in writing for film and television. Members meet to share information and resources, and read from works in progress. Call 323-1602 for information.
WORKSHOP SERIES. Bloodhut holds workshops to teach the techniques of creating original theatrical productions from 10 a.m. to noon once a month on Saturday. Cost is $15 per workshop. Call 577-9182 for information.
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