THEATREOpening This Week
DAMESROCKET THEATRE. 125 E. Congress St. Damesrocket Theatre's 1999 reading series, featuring new works by local and national playwrights, continues at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 24, with a reading of local playwright Judy Pringle's Rescue the Perishing. The series continues the last Monday of each month, through October. Each reading will be followed by a reception. Admission is $3. Call 623-7852 for information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Opening May 26 and continuing through June 13: Labor Pains. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. There are two preview performances at 7:30 p.m. on May 24 and 25. Tickets range from $11 to $17.50. Call 882-9721 for reservations and information. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
THEATRE LEAGUE. TCC Music Hall. 260 S. Church Ave. Opening May 20 and continuing through May 23: Phantom! Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $29.50 to $35.50 and are on sale at Dillard's and the TCC box office. Call 791-4266 for information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through May 29: The Princess and the Pea. Performances are at 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. on 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 10 p.m. Admission is free.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428. Continuing through May 29: The Three Musketeers. Performances are 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 3 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. 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.
PANORAMIC PRODUCTIONS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 N. Sixth Ave. Continuing through May 23: Love! Valour! Compassion! Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $8 to $10. Call 293-5397 for information.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. 798-0708. Continuing through May 29: The Country Girl. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors, students and military with ID.
BIANCO THEATRE COMPANY. Gaslight Theatre. 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. Continuing through May 24: Robin Hood...the musical. Show times are at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and at 7 p.m. on Monday. Tickets are $7, $5 for children and students. Call 886-0860 for information.
BLOODHUT PRODUCTIONS. PCC Center for The Arts. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Continuing through May 23: Thighs and Dolls. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors and students, and are available at Antigone Books, Fit to be Tried and the Center for the Arts box office. Call 795-0010 for information.
Out Of Town
BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through May 23: Steel Magnolias. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday with a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday. 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. Red Barn TheaterWorks is holding auditions for Pippi Longstocking from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 22, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 23. Characters needed are Pippi, school kids, bullies and space aliens ages 7 to 13. Auditions are at the Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main St. Call Jeanette Jaquish at 622-7856 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Childsplay, Inc. is holding open auditions for the 1999-2000 season from 5 to 8 p.m. May 24 through 26. The auditions take place at the Tempe Performing Arts Center, 132 E. Sixth St. Call 350-8101 to make an appointment. Actors should be prepared to present two contrasting monologues and to sing either a cappella or with taped music. Please bring a photo and resume to leave with Childsplay.
AUDITION NOTICE. Catalina Players is auditioning for Witness for the Prosecution, by Agatha Christie, at 7 p.m. on May 26 and 27 at the Catalina United Methodist Church, room E18, 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. Call 886-7546 or 299-9452 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Trail Dust Town is auditioning for continually running action-oriented western theater. A head shot, resume and prepared monologue are required. Call Wayne at (520) 296-4551 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for information.
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.
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.
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