THEATREOpening This Week
THE ACTORS' THEATRE. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. 751-6419. Opening January 22 and continuing through February 15: The Sunshine Boys. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, $8 for children; group and senior discounts are available. Dinner theatre tickets are $30, call for details. Call 751-6419 for tickets and information.
MILLENNIUM THEATRE COMPANY. Historic YWCA Theater. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Opening January 25 and continuing through February 8: Agnes of God. Preview performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, January 23 and 24. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Preview tickets are $10; regular performance tickets are $12, $10 for students and seniors. Buy 2 tickets and receive the third for $5. Enjoy the "Millennium Madness" performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 2 with admission just $5. Call 882-7920 for reservations and information.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Opening January 28 and continuing through February 8: The Pied Piper, an interactive children's play. Performances are at 7 p.m. January 28 through 31, and February 6 and 7; 4 o'clock matinees are January 31, February 1, 7 and 8. Tickets are $5. Call 703-1543 for information.
SHIRTS & SKIN. UA Centennial Hall, located on University Boulevard just east of the Main Gate. Opening with three performances January 24, 30 and 31: performance artist Tim Miller's Shirts & Skin. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15, with half-price admission for students. Performance contains nudity and sexually explicit language and is recommended for mature audiences only. Call 621-3341 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA THEATER COMPANY. TMA Alice Holsclaw Theater. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing through January 31: The Heiress, the Tony Award-winning play based on Henry James' novel Washington Square. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range from $18.50 to $27.50, available at the ATC box office and all Dillard's outlets. Half-price adult and $10 student rush tickets are offered one hour prior to curtain at the ATC box office only. Show times may vary. Call 884-4877 for event schedule and information. Call 622-2823 for reservations.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through January 31: A Musical Cinderella. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday, and at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Performance is appropriate for audience members ages 4 to adult. Tickets are $6, $4 for children, with complimentary tickets available to nonprofit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through February 8: Scotland Road, the story of a young woman in 19th-century clothing found clinging to an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. A free seminar follows the January 28 performance. Tickets are $14 and $16. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information.
BORDERLANDS THEATER. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Continuing through January 25: A Couple of Blaguards. This nationally acclaimed two-actor play brings to life 47 characters from Ireland and America. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with additional performances at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12, $10 on Wednesday/Thursday, $8 for seniors and $6 students. Call 882-7406 for tickets and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through January 25: Agatha Christie's Murder at the Vicarage. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for seniors. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
RED HOUSE THEATER PROJECT. Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theatre. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing through January 24: Random Acts, an evening of five one-act plays. Program includes "The Jewish Wife" and "The Informer" by Bertholt Brecht; "Ohio Impromptu" and "Come and Go" by Samuel Beckett; and "Song Without Words" by Hal Melfi. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 696-3015 for tickets and information.
AUDITION NOTICE. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Millennium Theatre announces open auditions at 11 a.m. Sundays until all roles for upcoming productions have been filled. Millennium also seeks people with technical and musical abilities. Call 882-7920 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Catalina United Methodist Church. 2700 E. Speedway. The Catalina Players announce auditions for their March production of The Diary of Anne Frank. Auditions are from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, January 26 and 27. Prepared monologues are not required. Call Priscilla Marquez at 299-9452, or Hal Safron at 722-5652, for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Solo Theater Company is looking for actors, writers, dancers and storytellers who'd like to create their own solo performance pieces. All levels of experience are welcome. Call 885-7704 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Throughout the month of January, the 20th annual Simon Peter Passion Play of Tucson will hold auditions for the 1998 cast of this three-hour musical/drama based on the life of Christ. Performances are scheduled for Easter at the TCC Music Hall. Men, women and children of all ages are needed (especially men), and no experience is necessary. For audition appointments, call 327-5560 days; or 294-7855 evenings and weekends.
PLAY MARATHON. Third Street Kids, a performing arts company designed to provide education, training and experience in the arts to children, seeks scripts for their One-Act Play Marathon April 20 through April 26. Plays are to be 40 to 60 minutes in length, and will be presented by a wide variety of organizations including professional, semi-professional and high school drama clubs. There is a $50 entry fee for all scripts; fee is refundable if script is not accepted. Third Street Kids also seeks theatre professionals to sit on ad hoc committee to read scripts. Call Marcia Berger at 622-4100 for information.
TEMPLE FOR RENT. The Temple of Music and Art and the Tucson Center for the Performing Arts have rental space 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.
THEATRE FOR RENT. Theatre Congress, 125 E. Congress St., is available for theatre, dance and musical performances. The 50-seat black box theater is also a great place for meetings and classes. Call 791-2263 for information.
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