THEATREOpening This Week
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Opening August 12 and continuing through August 23: Hay Fever. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors, students and military. Call 798-0708 for reservations and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through
August 23: Relatively Speaking. Performances are 7:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, and
CATALINA PLAYERS. 2700 E. Speedway. Continuing through
August 15: The Foreigner. Performances are at
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.
AUDITION NOTICE. Catalina Players announces auditions for their October production of On Golden Pond. Available roles: one male, one female, ages 30 to 40; and one juvenile male age 8 to 15. Readings are at 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, August 17 and 18, at the Fellowship Hall of Catalina United Methodist Church, 2700 E. Speedway. Call Director Priscilla Márquez at 299-9452 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Rialto announces auditions for an original Tucson musical and the first theatre production at the Rialto in 50 years. Boomerang! will feature local songwriters and musicians. Auditions are at 10 a.m. Sunday, August 23. Call 792-9324 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Theatre announces auditions for its Children's Theatre Fall Production, Final Dress Rehearsal, by Jack Frakes. Auditions are at 4 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, in the Performing Arts Auditorium at the Randolph Center Complex, 200 S. Alvernon Way. The play has a cast of 13, ranging from ages 7 to 13. Auditions consist of cold readings and improvs. Rehearsals are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Call 791-4663 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.
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 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.
TUCSON SCREEN WRITERS GROUP. Group meets monthly for all those interested in writing for film/TV. Members meet to share information and resources and to read from works in progress. This month's meeting is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 15, at Woods Branch Library, 3455 N. First Ave. Call 323-1602 for information.
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