THEATREOpening This Week
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Marroney Theatre, located on the south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway and Park Avenue. Opening April 16 and continuing through April 19: The Firebugs, a sophomore production of the play by Max Frisch. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA THEATER COMPANY. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Preview performances continue through April 16, with regular performances April 17 through May 2: Scapin, a wacky new adaptation of Molière's classic by Bill Irwin and Mark O'Donnell. Show times are 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 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. Call 884-4877 for event schedule and information. Call 622-2823 for reservations only.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Opening April 17 and continuing through May 10: Born Yesterday, Garson Kanon's classic romantic comedy. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 3 o'clock. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for seniors. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
THIRD STREET KIDS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. The Third Street Kids presents Tucson's First One-Act Play Marathon, a series of 40-60 minute plays performed by a variety of theatrical organizations. Call 622-4100 for show times and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through May 2: Treasure Island. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday, and 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.
BIANCO THEATRE COMPANY. Gaslight Theatre. 7010 E. Broadway. 886-9428. Continuing through May 25: The Bianco Theatre Company Teen/Children's Troupe presents The Wizard of Oz. Performances are at 6 and 8 p.m. each Monday in May. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children and students. Call 299-2931 for tickets and information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. Continuing through May 30: Sherlock Holmes! 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. Select Tuesday evening performances are also offered. 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. Continuing through April 26: Kindertransport. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 2 o'clock Sunday matinee. The Tuesday and Wednesday, April 21 and 22 performances are sold out. Tickets are $14 and $16. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through May 31: The Princess and the Moon. This production is part of Live Theatre Workshop's Sunday Afternoon Theater for Children series. Performances are at 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $5. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
TUCSON COMMUNITY THEATRE. Continuing through April 25: Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Theatre presents Another Day in the Glade, a selection of scenes from works by William Shakespeare. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at El Rio Center Amphitheater, 1390 W. Speedway, on April 17 and 18; and at the Udall Center Amphitheater, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road, on April 24 and 25. All performances are free. Call 791-4663 for information.
Out Of Town
SAN PEDRO ACTORS TROUPE. The Playhouse. Oracle, AZ. Opening April 17 and continuing through May 2: Blithe Spirit, by Noel Coward. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $8. Call BrushStrokes at 896-2635 for reservations and information.
AUDITION NOTICE. MT2, Musical Theatre Tucson. Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Space. Producer Steve Gray is holding auditions for upcoming projects. Auditions for actors dancers and singers interested in participating MT2's intensive professional workshop are at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 19, followed by auditions at 4 p.m. for contemporary singers with a background in acting interested in performing in upcoming productions. Call 577-7682 or visit the website www.MT2.org for information.
DIRECTORS WANTED. Desert Players is preparing their 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.
SCRIPT MEETINGS. Professional and aspiring writers for the stage, screen, radio, and other performance media are invited to join The Old Pueblo Playwrights, a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging the creation of new scripts by Arizona authors. The organization meets for readings and critiques at 7:30 p.m. each Monday in the Rehearsal Hall of Tucson's Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Call 615-8980 for information.
SPRING SERIES. Clarion Hotel/Randolph Park. 102 N. Alvernon Way. Join David Arond, President of East/West Media Productions and Leslie Perls, Creative Director of LP&G Advertising for The Local Market: Getting Work in Tucson, a presentation by the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Screen Actors' Guild. The workshop is from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 18. The cost is $10 for AFTRA/SAG members, $20 for non-members. Call George Yonan 795-6154 for reservations and information.
TUCSON COMMUNITY THEATRE. Performing Arts Auditorium. Randolph Center Complex. 200 S. Alvernon Way. Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Theatre is holding auditions for their 11th annual Shakespeare Under the Stars Production Henry IV, part 1, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22. Auditioneers of all-ages are asked to bring a prepared 2 minute classic monologue, resume and photo. Call 791-4663 for information.
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