THEATREOpening This Week
CATALINA PLAYERS. Catalina United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. 2700 E. Speedway. Opening March 26 and continuing through April 4: The Diary of Anne Frank. Dinner is offered at 6 p.m., followed by performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17, $10 for performance only. The opening night performance is a benefit for the UA Center for Disability Related Resources. Dinner theatre tickets are $20. The regular performance is discounted to $5 for high-school students. Call 721-9640 for reservations and information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. Opening March 26 and continuing through May 30: Sherlock Holmes and the Lost Rose of India. Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with additional shows at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Some Tuesday performances will be announced. Tickets are $13.95 plus tax, $11.95 for students, seniors and active duty military, $6 for children 12 and under. Call 886-9428 for information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Opening April 1 and continuing through April 19: Kindertransport. Preview performances are at 7:30 p.m. March 30 and 31. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $14 and $16. Preview tickets are $10. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information.
TUCSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER. Dodge Boulevard and River Road. Two performances only, March 28 and 29: Give Our Regards to Broadway. Performances are at 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $7. Call 299-3000 for tickets and information.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. The Quintessential Stage. 118 S. Fifth Avenue. Continuing through April 5: Laura. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 4 o'clock matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10 general, with discounts for seniors, students and military with ID. Group discounts are also available. Call 703-1543 for information.
DAMESROCKET THEATRE. 125 E. Congress St. One performance only, March 30: The Sound of the Sea, by Mary C. Rogers, a staged reading in Damesrocket Theatre Company's New Playreading Series. Event begins at 7:30 p.m. An informal reception will follow the reading. Admission is $2. Call 623-7852 for information.
ACTORS' THEATRE. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. 751-6419. Continuing through March 29: A Chorus Line, a local production of the original Broadway classic. Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $8 to $15, available at the box office or by calling 751-6419.
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Marroney Theatre, located on the south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway and Park Avenue. Continuing through March 29: Uncommon Women & Others. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday through March 28, with matinees at 1:30 p.m. on March 28 and 29. Tickets are $14, $12 for seniors and UA employees, $9 for students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Continuing through March 28: Peter Pan. Production is most appropriate for ages 4 through adult. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $6 adults, $4 children, with complimentary tickets available for non-profit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
DAMESROCKET THEATRE. 125 E. Congress St. Continuing through March 28: Top Girls. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, with 2 o'clock Sunday matinees. Tickets are $10, $8 for artists/students/seniors. Call 623-7852 for tickets and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through March 29: Vasilisa and the Magic Doll. This Russian folktale continues LTW's Sunday Afternoon Theatre for Children series. Performances are at 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $5. Continuing through March 29: the fifth annual festival of Irish plays, featuring The Rising of the Moon, The Workhouse Is Ward and Bedtime Story. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for seniors. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
Out Of Town
BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through April 12: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, a stage adaptation of the novel by Ken Kesey. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Advance tickets are $8, $10 at the door, and $5 for kids 16 and under. Call (520) 432-3786 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Quintessential Productions Professional Children's Theatre Troup announces auditions for adult (18 and over) actors for six roles in the upcoming play Androcles and the Lion. Auditions are from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 30. Call 703-1543 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Randolph Center Complex, Arts Auditorium. 200 S. Alvernon Way. The Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Children's Theater Program announces auditions for their spring production The Hobbit. Auditions are open to children ages 7 to 13, and are at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. Call 791-4663 for information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Invisible Theatre Associate Producer/Literary Manager Deborah Dickey, and Tucson playwright Elaine Romero, will hold a conversation on the progress of women in contemporary theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. The talk features highlights from the conference Women In Theatre: Mapping The Sources Of Power, attended by Dickey and Romero last November in New York City. Call Elaine Romero at 624-7669 for information.
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 long, 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 an 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.
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