THEATREOpening This Week
BIANCO THEATRE COMPANY. Gaslight Theatre. 7010 E. Broadway.
886-9428. The Bianco Theatre Company's Teen/Children's Troupe
presents Dream Bars. Performances are at 6 and 8 p.m. Monday,
July 13, and
BORDERLANDS THEATER. PCC Black Box Theater. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Continuing through July 26: Beast of the Moon, by Richard Kalinoski. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with 2 o'clock Sunday matinees. The July 10 performance will be followed by an opening celebration reception. Tickets range from $7 to $18, with some discounts available. Call 882-7406 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through
July 25: Winnie the Pooh. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday,
and at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Performance is appropriate
for audience members ages
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. Continuing through August 15: Beach Blanket Bee Bop. 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. The Doubletree Hotel. 445 S. Alvernon Way. Continuing through July 11: Invisible Theatre's sixth-annual Sizzling Summer Sounds, featuring selections from Tony Award-winning Broadway favorites and a salute to Seasons of Love. Show times are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Tickets are $16 for Wednesday and Thursday shows, $17.50 for Friday and weekend shows. Call 882-9721 for reservations and information. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK. Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center. July 12 only: Henry IV, Part 1I, presented by the Tucson Parks And Recreation Community Theatre Program. Performances are at 8 p.m. Seating is festival style, and admission is free. Blankets or lawn chairs are recommended. Call 791-4663 for information.
TEACHERS NEEDED. Third Street Kids. 166 W. Alameda St. Third Street Kids is looking for teachers and artists to help with Third Street Summer Arts Camp classes in sign language, drama, dance, stagecraft, games, crafts and fine arts. Performing artists are also wanted to perform at the Friday Family Performance series, from 4 to 5 p.m. Call Marica Berger, executive director, at 622-4100; or fax résumés to 624-0303.
AUDITION NOTICE. 2700 E. Speedway. The Catalina Players announce auditions for The Foreigner, by Larry Shue. Participants should bring a photo and résumé, and be prepared to give a cold reading (no prepared monologues). Call 887-7546, or 299-9452 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Arizona Theater Company. Herberger Theatre Center. 222 E. Monroe. Phoenix. 330 S. Scott Ave. ATC is holding auditions for African American male and female equity and non-equity actors for the production of Blues for an Alabama Sky, written by Pearl Cage. Auditions are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 14. Appointments are required, and will be granted in the order received. Call ATC Artistic Associate Jay Rabins, (602) 256-6899, for information and appointments.
AUDITION NOTICE. Randolph Center Performing Arts Auditorium. 200 S. Alvernon Way. Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Teen Theatre is holding auditions for youths ages 12 to 19 for its fourth annual Greek Theatre production, The Assembly Women, by Aristophanes. Auditions are at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 14. Participants should be bring a two-minute prepared, classic monologue. Call 791-4663 for information.
MENTOR PROGRAM. Arizona Theater Company. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Elaine Romero, ATC's playwright-in-residence, presents a workshop at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, to introduce participants to the new Latino/Native American Playwright Mentorship Program. Participants are encouraged to bring a writing sample. Call 884-8210 for information.
DIRECTORS WANTED. Desert Players is preparing its 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.
HELP WANTED. Quintessential Productions, 118 S. Fifth Ave., seeks directors, designers, technicians and instructors for their 1998-'99 season. Productions include Sartre's No Exit, Priestly's An Inspector Calls, Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, Strindberg's Miss Julie, Shaw's Misalliance and Odet's The Country Girl. Call 798-0708 for more information.
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 7:30 p.m. each Monday in the Rehearsal Hall of the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Call 615-8980 for information.
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