INVISIBLE THEATRE. Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theatre. 330 S. Scott Ave. February 15 and 16 only: Invisible Theatre continues the Going It Alone series with Africa At Its Apex, a solo performance by Barbea Williams featuring African movement, music, folklore, contemporary monologue and story-poetry representative of Pan African culture. Performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $9. A seminar with excerpts of the performance meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 13. Brown bag performances of excerpts from the show are from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 14 and Friday, February 16. A box lunch is available for $6 from B&B Café. Tickets to the seminar and lunch performances are $6. Williams conducts a free theatre workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 17. Call 882-9721 for registration and information.
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ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Opening with preview performances February 10 through 15 and continuing through March 2: George Bernard Shaw's Candida, a romantic comedy about a young poet's love for a parson's wife. A Singles Mixer begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 13 (RSVP by February 9). A Gay/Lesbian Mixer meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 15 (RSVP by February 12). Tickets for both mixers are $20 and include reserved seating and a pre-performance reception catered by B&B Café. Regular performance tickets range from $17 to $26 and are available at the ATC box office and all Dillard's ticket outlets. Post-performance discussions are offered February 20, 21 and 28. The By Design panel discussion meets at 7 p.m. Monday, February 26. Call 622-2823 for reservations. Call 884-8210 for information only.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5526 E. 22nd St. 790-0844. Opening February 8 and continuing through March 9: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. This production is most appropriate for teens and adults. Show time is 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, with Saturday matinees at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Tickets are $4, $2 for children. Call 790-0844 for reservations and information. Select performances are ASL interpreted.
BALLYHOO PRODUCTIONS. Plaza Hotel Cabaret. 1900 E. Speedway. 327-7341. Opening February 9 and continuing through February 11: The Only Game In Town, the story of a piano player and dancer's romance and broken dreams in Las Vegas. Performance begins at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, with table seating and a cash bar. Tickets are $10, available at the door or by calling 299-8101.
CHILDSPLAY THEATRE. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. 622-2823. Opening February 9 and continuing with weekend performances through February 18: The Falcon, an adapted Russian folktale about a handsome prince disguised as Fenist, the falcon. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The February 11 performance is ASL interpreted. Tickets are $11, $8 seniors/students. Call 622-2823 for reservations and information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. 886-9428. Continuing through March 23: Dirty Deal at the Lucky Lady, a Western musical comedy. Tickets are $12.95, $10.95 seniors/students/active military, and $6 for children. Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 and 7 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 886-9428.
ONE IN TEN THEATRE. Historic Y Theatre. 738 N. Fifth Ave. 770-9279. Continuing through February 17: Fifth of July, one in a cycle of Lanford Wilson's plays about the Talley family, in which an unlikely host of characters must come to terms with the endless possibilities that real commitment can bring. Advance tickets are $9, $8 seniors and students, and are available at Antigone Books. Tickets are $10 at the door. Call 770-9279 for reservations and information.
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Fine Arts Complex, southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. Continuing through February 11: Judevine, a dramatic poem about everyday survival in rural Vermont. Show time is 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees February 10 and 11. Tickets range from $8 to $14, available through the UA Fine Arts box office. Call 621-1162 for information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. 882-9721. Continuing through February 11: Goodbye, Harry, a musical and spoken-word performance. Pianist Pamela Ross shares loving memories of a father who instilled in her a delicious sense of comedy and a love for music. Program includes selections by Gershwin, Sondheim, Chopin, Zez Confrey, boogie woogie and Rachmaninoff. Tickets are $15. Reservations are required. IT box office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Call 882-9721 for reservations and information.
DIRECTOR NEEDED. Third St. Kids, a performing arts school and company for students with and without disabilities, seeks a director for an original production scheduled for May 5 through 12. Cast auditions are at 1 p.m. February 11. Fee dependent on experience. Call Marcia Berger, Executive Director, at 622-4100 or leave a message at 513-0259.
AUDITION NOTICE. Third St. Kids seeks actors of all abilities, ages 12 to 21 years, for an original production scheduled to open May 5. Auditions are at 1 p.m. Sunday, February 11, at the Tucson Museum of Art's Education Building, 140 N. Main Ave. Actors, dancers and singers are needed. Call Marcia Berger at 622-4100 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Arizona Youth Theatre announces open auditions for The Dream from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, February 12, and Tuesday, February 13, at 6626 E. 22nd St. Actors ages four years to adult are needed for this fun sci-fi production. Call 790-0844 for information.
CALL FOR ENTRIES. Very Special Arts is accepting entries for the 1996 Young Playwrights Award. Students ages 12 to 18 years are invited to submit scripts incorporating some aspect of a disability. Winners will be awarded during the opening night of their play at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Writers must submit an application, two copies of the script and a short biography. For an application packet, write: Barbara Yorkis, Executive Director, Very Special Arts Arizona, 3321 N. Chapel Ave., Tucson, AZ 85716. Deadline is March 15. Call 795-6502 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 James at 884-8210 for more information.
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