Opening This Week
BORDERLANDS THEATER. PCC Black Box Theater. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 884-6986. Opening July 5 and continuing through July 13: Dominion, Bernardo Solano's look at the truth behind the headlines after an East L.A. barrio shooting. There is a preview performance Thursday, July 3. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with a 2 o'clock matinee Sunday. Opening night tickets are $15 (includes post-performance reception), $12 for performance only, and $6 for student-rush (must show ID). Regular performance ticket prices range from $6 to $12, available at Antigone Books, Borderlands Theater Office, Yoly's Music Shop, and the PCC West Campus cashier. Call 882-7406 for tickets and information.
MILLENNIUM THEATRE COMPANY. The Historic YWCA. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Opening June 26 and continuing through July 6: The Boys in the Band. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are $14, $12 for seniors and students, and $10 for children. Call 882-7920 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Continuing through July 12: Robin Hood. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Production is most appropriate for ages 4 and up. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children, with free tickets available to non-profit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. 886-9428. Continuing through August 16: Miss Smalltown Rock & Roll, or The King and Me. Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12.95, $10.95 for seniors/students/active military, and $6 for children. Reservations are required. Call 886-9428 for information.
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre. Located in the Fine Arts Complex, southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. Continuing through June 29: Arsenic and Old Lace. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, June 26 and 28; with matinee performances at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29. Regular tickets range from $9 to $14, with discounts for seniors, UA employees and students. Tickets are available through the UA Fine Arts box office. Call 621-1162 for reservations and information.
COMMUNITY THEATRE. Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center. Continuing through June 29: Antony and Cleopatra. TPR Community Theatre celebrates its 10th anniversary of the Shakespeare Under the Stars series with a modern interpretation of this Shakespearean tragedy, rendered in an Operation Desert Storm motif. Performances are at 8 p.m.; admission is free. Call 791-4663 for information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. The Doubletree Hotel. 445 S. Alvernon Way. Continuing through June 28: Sizzling Summer Sounds, an evening of Broadway tunes, and a salute to the music of Rodgers and Hart. Tucson's "Queen of The Blues," Mary Baker, makes an appearance at the June 26 performance. Show time is 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with a 2 o'clock matinee Sunday, June 22. The closing performance on June 28 will be at 7 p.m. Tickets are $16. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information. Guests dining at the Doubletree will be offered a 25-percent discount on dinner and reserved seating. Call 881-4200 for information.
MERCURY PRODUCTIONS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. 792-8480. Continuing through June 28: Mercury Productions presents The Tucson Shakespeare Festival, featuring a 1950s sci-fi version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, and a cyberpunk Measure for Measure. The Merry Wives of Windsor continues with performances at 7:30 p.m. June 26, and a 2 o'clock matinee June 28. Performances of Measure for Measure are 7:30 p.m. June 27 and 28. Single tickets are $10, $8 students and seniors, or $17 and $13 for both performances, available at Antigone Books. Call 620-2110 for tickets and information, or log on at http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/7062
AUDITION NOTICE. The Millennium Theatre announces open auditions for actors of all levels of experience from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, at the Historic YWCA, 738 N. Fifth Ave. Bring a photo, résumé (if available), and be prepared to read. If you've always wanted to be on stage, but never had the opportunity--this may be your chance! Call 882-7920 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Young Adult Division of Quicksilver Productions, Inc. will be holding auditions for performers ages 16 to 22 for its August production of the classic Greek comedy Lysistrata. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, and be from 1 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, in the lower-level meeting room of the Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Major roles are available for four males and four females. There is also a large, mixed gender ensemble. Résumé and recent photo are recommended but not mandatory. Performances will be August 8 through 10. For more information, call 529-2687.
ATTENTION ACTORS. Voice & Range Home Base. 741 S. Third Ave. Calling actors of all levels of ability, experience and interest: The Voice & Range Synaesthetic Workshop for Actors explores the collaborative nature of acting, exposing actors to dynamic improvisation technique, elements of "method," applications of theater exercise, and performance projects. Actors are included in the Voice & Range International Registry of Artists and Affiliates, and are entitled to lifetime collaborative agency by the Voice & Range. Independent film project fast approaching. Call Becky Byrkit at 791-0463 for information.
CURTAIN CALL. The Quintessential Theatre Company, the newest theatre company to appear on Tucson's cultural horizon, is seeking motivated and talented individuals to direct, perform, and offer technical support in its debut season. The company aims to create exciting, interesting, high-quality theatrical productions, especially modern, literary and future classics. Opportunities include a Young Adult Division and a Radio Play Troupe (in conjunction with KXCI), in addition to The Quintessential troupe. To find out more, call 703-1543 and leave a message.
SCREENWRITING GROUP. 101 N. Stone Ave. Join the Tucson Screenwriting Group the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon in the second floor conference room of the Main Library. Bring your unfinished script--or your idea for one, your critical eye, and your love of the cinema. Call Dan at 770-1263 for information.
TEACHERS NEEDED. Arizona Youth Theater is looking for teachers for one-time, two-hour workshops in acting, dance, music, film, television, sets, commercials, agents, costumes, lights, cameras, or improvisation. Flexible workshop dates. Paid position; no certification necessary. Call 546-9805 for information.
TECHNICAL WORKSHOP. Tucson Center for Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. 792-8480. The Arizona Theatre Company and the Tucson/Pima Arts Council present a free technical theatre workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, June 30. The workshop will cover the technical resources available in the TCPA including lights, sound systems, hanging scenery, and other rigging principles. Call 884-8210 to reserve a seat.
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.
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