Opening This Week
CATALINA PLAYERS. 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 721-9640. Opening March 19 and continuing through March 27: The Philadelphia Story, a comedy by Philip Barrie. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. for the dinner show and 7:30 p.m. for the show only. Tickets are $17.50 including the dinner and $10 for the show only.
MIMESIS PRODUCTIONS. Cabaret Theatre. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 529-7262. Opening March 18 and continuing through March 21: The Last Day in an Actor's Life: The Amazing Marriage of Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors and students.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. 798-0708.
Opening March 19 and continuing through April 10: August Strindberg's
The Father. Performances are at
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre. UA campus, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. 621-1162. Continuing through March 28: Measure for Measure. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, March 18 through 27, and at 1:30 p.m. March 27 and 28. Tickets are $16, $14 for seniors and UA employees, $10 for students, and $8 for previews, available at the UA Fine Arts box office.
ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY. Alice Hosclaw Theatre. Temple
of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing through March 20:
How I Learned to Drive. Show times vary. Tickets range
from $19 to $28, available at the ATC box office and all Dillard's
outlets. Discounts are available for seniors, students and military.
Half-price "rush hour" tickets are offered one hour
prior to curtain at the ATC box office only. Hearing impaired
patrons may access the box office via Arizona Relay at (800) 367-8939
(TTY/ASCII). Call 884-8210 for information or group discounts.
Call the ATC box office at 622-2823, or
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through March 27: Ugly Duckling. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $6, $4 for children. Call 546-9805 for reservations.
THE CELLAR. UA Student Union. The Charles Darwin Experience
performs improv comedy every Thursday at
DAMESROCKET THEATRE. 125 E. Congress St. Continuing through March 20: Oleanna. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 18 through 20. Admission is $10 with discounts for seniors, students and groups. Call 623-7852 for information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428. Continuing through March 20: The Belle of Tombstone. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 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.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through
March 28: Broadway Bound. Show times are
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242. Continuing through March 28: George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, with a $1 discount for seniors and students.
TEEN THEATRE PROGRAM. Randolph Recreation Center Auditorium. 200 S. Alvernon Way. 791-4663. Continuing through March 28: The Crucible. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 18 through 20, and Thursday through Sunday, March 25 through 28. Admission is free.
Out of Town
BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Opening March 19 and continuing through April 17: Sylvia. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. on March 21, April 4 and 18. Friday nights are "Animal Lovers Nights" with $5 tickets available for patrons who bring a cash donation or a bag of food for the area's needy pets. Advance tickets are $8, available in Bisbee at Apes to Zebras, Atalanta's Music and Books, and Ace Hardware; or in Sierra Vista at the Chamber of Commerce and at the Oscar Yrun Community Center. Tickets are $10 at the door. Call 1-520-432-3786 for reservations and information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Bisbee Repertory Theatre is holding auditions for Steel Magnolias at noon on Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21, at 94 Main Street in Bisbee. Call 432-3786 for an appointment.
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. 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.
WORKSHOP SERIES. Bloodhut Productions, a local women's theatre company, offers workshops to teach the techniques for creating original theatrical productions. Workshops meet 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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