Opening This Week
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Opening September 3 and continuing through September 21: Arsenic and Old Lace. Preview performance is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 2. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with matiness at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There is no matinee performance September 6. Tickets are $14, $12 for UA employees/seniors, and $9 students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Opening August 29 and continuing through October 4: Jungle Book. 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.
BORDERLANDS THEATER. PCC Black Box Theater. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 884-6986. Continuing through September 7: The Waiting Room, a critical look at ways various cultures eroticize women's bodies. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with a 2 o'clock Sunday matinee. Tickets range from $6 to $12, available at Antigone Books, the Borderlands Theater Office, Yoly's Music Shop, and the PCC West Campus cashier. Call 882-7406 for tickets and information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. 886-9428. Continuing through November 1: The Sheik, a romantic fantasy. 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.
ACTORS SHOWCASE. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Actors' Agency/An Actor's Studio presents its annual Actors' Showcase at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, September 4 and 5. The showcase features scenes from movie scripts performed by actors represented by the agency. Call 721-9582 for information.
ATC GALA CELEBRATION. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. The Arizona Theatre Company celebrates its 31st season with its annual Gala Celebration on Saturday, September 20. ATC honors Sally and Clague Van Slyke for their continued dedication to the Arizona Theatre Company, in addition to celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Temple of Music and Art. The evening begins with a wine reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the opening night performance of the Noel Coward comedy Blithe Spirit. After the performance, a buffet dinner will be served by B&B Café, with dancing under the stars to follow. Tickets are $150, with corporate tables also available. Call ATC at 884-8210 for tickets and information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Randolph Performing Arts Auditorium. 200 S. Alvernon Way. Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Theatre seeks actors of all ages for a dramatic adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Auditions are at 7 p.m. Friday, August 29. Actors are asked to bring a prepared, two-minute monologue. Call 791-4663 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. 5671 E. Speedway. Arizona Youth Theater seeks performers ages 4 through adult for their upcoming production of Pipi Longstocking. Auditions are from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, September 1 and 2. Call 546-9805 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Actors' Theatre announces open auditions for A Christmas Carol from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, August 29 and 30. Audition dialogue is available at the theatre prior to the audition. Actors are asked to bring headshot and résumé. Call 751-6419 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Potluck Players seek actors for their Mystery Dinner Theatre production of The Mild, Mild West. Auditions are from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 7. Roles for 8 men and 5 women of varying ages are available. Call Art and Gail Sinclair at 883-1916, or the United Methodist Church at 622-6481, for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Seeking male and female actors, singers, dancers, and musicians for an original rock musical. Production slated for January 1998. Call 881-4061 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The critically acclaimed performance group Bloodhut announces auditions for its next original project, Only Skin Deep. Bloodhut seeks diverse voices of women who write and/or writers who perform. Women of color are especially encouraged to participate. Auditions will be in September. An original written piece will be required, as well as participation in improvisations and short-timed writings. Call 795-0010 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.
THEATRE FOR RENT. Theatre Congress, 125 E. Congress St., is available for theatre, dance, and musical performances. The 50 seat black box theatre is also a great place for meetings and classes. Call 791-2263 for information.
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