ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Opening November 5 and continuing through December 5: The Kentucky Cycle, Part I, by Robert Schenkkan. There is a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 3. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. November 5 through 8, 18, 20, 22, December 3 and 5; 1:30 p.m. matinee performances are November 9, 22 and 23. Opening November 12 and continuing through December 7: The Kentucky Cycle, Part II. There is a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 10. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. November 12 through 15, 19, 21, December 2, 4 and 6; 1:30 p.m. matinee performances November 16, December 6 and 7. Preview tickets are $5, regular performance tickets are $14, $12 for UA employees/seniors, and $9 for students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
Opening This Week
COMMUNITY THEATRE. Randolph Recreation Center. 200 S. Alvernon Way. Opening October 30 and continuing through November 8: Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Theatre presents Bram Stoker's Dracula. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Admission is free. Call 791-4663 for information.
STANDING ROOM ONLY. TCC Music Hall. 260 S. Church Ave. One performance only, 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 3: Things Ain't What They Used To Be, a spiritual tale about family life in the '90s, by Delilah Rashell Williams. This original musical is presented by the Standing Room Only players. Tickets are $19.50. Call 791-4266 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA THEATRE CO. 330 S. Scott Ave. 622-2823. Continuing through November 8: Athol Fugard's Valley Song. Performances run Tuesday through Sunday. The November 5 performance will be ASL-interpreted. Tickets range from $18.50 to $27.50 for evening and weekend matinee performances, available at ATC and Dillard's box offices. For reservations, call 622-2823. Call 884-4877 for show times and information only.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Continuing through November 8: Pippi Longstocking. 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.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through November 23: The Last Griffin. This is the first in a series of original plays for children. Performances are at 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
UPSTAIRS THEATER COMPANY. Theater Congress. 125 E. Congress St. 791-2263. Continuing through November 9: Closet Land, by Rahada Bharadwaj, produced in association with Amnesty International's Western Regional Conference. A warning to sensitive viewers: Closet Land contains scenes of simulated torture and abuse. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 general, $6 for students, with discounts for members of Amnesty International. Season tickets are $30. Call 791-2263 for information, or log on to www.pfu.net/upstairs.
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Continuing through November 2: The School for Husbands and The Imaginary Cuckold, classic comedies by Molière. Performances are 7:30 p.m. through November 1, with matinee performances at 1:30 p.m. November 1 and 2. Tickets are $14, $12 for UA employees/seniors, and $9 students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 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.
MILLENNIUM THEATRE COMPANY. Historic YWCA Theater. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Continuing through November 2: The Assassination and Persecution Of Jean-Paul Marat, As Performed by the Inmates of The Asylum Of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12, $10 for students and seniors. Audience members who attend the October 31 performance in French Revolution costume will be admitted free of charge. Call 882-7920 for reservations and information.
Out Of Town
BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through November 16: The Runner Stumbles. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. There is a 3 o'clock matinee on Sunday, November 16. Advance tickets are $8, $10 at the door, kids 16 and under $5. Call 1-520-432-3786 for information.
AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT. 5671 E. Speedway. Arizona Youth Theatre seeks performers ages 4 to adult for an upcoming AYT commercial. Auditions are from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, November 3. Call 546-9805 for information.
HISPANIC PLAYWRITING CONTEST. The Arizona Theatre Company, in association with Centro Cultural Mexicano de Phoenix, announce the fourth annual National Hispanic Playwriting Contest. Unpublished full-length or one act plays will be accepted; scripts which have received workshops and/or readings are also eligible. Contest is open to all Hispanic playwrights currently residing in the United States or Mexico. Submission deadline is December 1. Call ATC at 884-8210 for information.
PANORAMIC PRODUCTIONS. Panoramic Productions, Inc., a new nonprofit performing and presenting arts company, seeks individuals to voluntarily serve as board members and officers, directors, staging, lighting, sound technicians, and actors. Everyone will be considered regardless of age, race, color, gender, or sexual orientation. Call Rohno Geppert at 293-5397 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.
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 more information.
THEATRE FOR RENT. Theatre Congress, 125 E. Congress St., is available for theatre, dance, and musical performances. The 50-seat black box theater is also a great place for meetings and classes. Call 791-2263 for information.
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