THEATREOpening This Week
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428. Opening on Thursday, November 5 and continuing through Saturday, January 2: Give my Regards to Santa or the Snow Must Go On , a new old-fashioned holiday musical. The preview is 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, and opening night is 8 p.m. on Friday, November 6. Regular show times are 6 and 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 8:30 p.m. on Friday; 3, 7, and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 3 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Ticket prices are $13.95 for adults, $11.95 for students, seniors, and active duty military, and $6 for children 12 years and under.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242. Opening on Friday, November 6, and continuing through Saturday, December 5: Of Mice and Men. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10, seniors and students receive a dollar off.
PCC CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Black Box Theatre. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6988. Opening November 5 and continuing through November 14: Short Shorts. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $7, $5 for seniors and students.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway Blvd. Continuing
through November 14: Secret Garden. Performances
are 8 p.m. Fridays, and 11 a.m., 2 and
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242.
Continuing through December 5: Charlotte's Web, by E.B.
White. Performances are at
ACTOR'S THEATRE. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd. Continuing through November 8: Barnum. Tickets are $15, $10 for children under 12. Call 751-6419 for information.
WEIRD SCIENCE THEATER WORKS. Red Barn Theater. 948 N. Main Ave. Continuing through November 7: Dr. Von Chimera's Lemon-Fresh Laboratory of Horrors, a creepy, educational comedy about children escaping an insane scientist, a monster suffering an identity crisis, and ravenous zombies. Performances are free and are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The November 6 and 7 performances are multi-camera video tapings. Call 622-6973 to reserve a seat.
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.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Damesrocket Theater Company seeks full-length or one-act plays for its Monday night new play-reading series. Six dates are available January through June, 1999. Original works by local playwrights are especially desired. Original screenplays will also be considered. Readings are assigned a director and cast, and are given one or two rehearsals before public presentation. Each reading will be followed by an informal, catered reception. Submit all scripts by November 15 to: Damesrocket Theater Company, P.O. Box 86115, Tucson, AZ 85754. Address all inquiries to the same.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Desert Players Theater of Tucson is holding a national, one-act play writing festival. Submissions should be original one-acts dealing with the change of the millennium. The top three submissions will be performed by Desert Players Theater during the 1999 season. Include a cover letter about the playwright, address and phone number. A self-addressed, stamped envelope is required for the script's return. The first 100 scripts received will be considered. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 1998. Send to: Desert Players Theatre, Attn.: Artistic Director, P.O. Box 43264, Tucson, AZ 85737-3264. Details are available on-line at http://www.drmemory.w1.com/html. Call (520) 579-3201 for more 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 its 1998-'99 season. Productions include Sartre's No Exit, Priestly's An Inspector Calls, Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, Strindberg's Miss Julie, 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 SCREENWRITERS GROUP. Group meets monthly, for those interested in writing for film and television. Members meet to share information and resources, and read from works in progress. Call 323-1602 for information.
WORKSHOP SERIES. Bloodhut holds workshops to teach the techniques of creating original theatrical productions from 10 a.m. to noon once a month on Saturday. Cost is $12 per workshop. Call 791-0572 for information.
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