THEATREOpening This Week
QUICKSILVER PRODUCTIONS. Cabaret Theatre. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Opening April 23 and continuing through May 10: Arms and the Man, the classic romance by George Bernard Shaw. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 2 o'clock Sunday matinees. Tickets are $8. Call 529-2687 for reservations and information.
THIRD STREET KIDS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. The Third Street Kids presents theatre for kids: The Brick and the Rose, a reader's theatre presentation of the drama by John Lewis Carlino. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25. There's a children's drama workshop at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, followed by a reading of Spencer Howard's The Spirit of the Drum at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. Children who attend the drama workshop can attend Spirit of the Drum for free. Call 622-4100 for information.
UA THEATRE ARTS WORKSHOP. Directing Studio 116. New Drama Building. Opening April 23 and continuing through April 25: Burn This, a workshop production of the play by Lanford Wilson. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with a 1:30 Saturday matinee. Admission is free, seating is limited. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for information.
ARIZONA THEATER COMPANY. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing 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.
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.
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. 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.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through April 26: Kindertransport. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 2 o'clock Sunday matinee. Tickets are $14 and $16. Call 882-9721 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. 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. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Borderlands Theater is seeking singers, dancers and actors of color for a musical performance of Once on This Island. Those interested should have prepared a song and provide accompaniment sheet music. Auditions are April 24 and 25. Call 629-0158 for an appointment.
AUDITION NOTICE. Santa Fe Square. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Actor's Theater is seeking actors for their upcoming season, including performances of Barnum, A Christmas Carol, I Do; I Do, The Odd Couple and Man of La Mancha. Auditions are from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 23. All role are available and participants should be prepared to perform a dance combination, a two-minute monologue and have prepared a song and provide accompaniment sheet music. Photo an résumé are required. Call 751-6419 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.
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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