THEATREOpening This Week
GREASE IS THE WORD. UA Centennial Hall, located on University Boulevard east of the Main Gate. Slick back your hair for Grease!, performed by its national touring company. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, January 16 and 17, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 18. Tickets are $25, $31 and $39, with half-price tickets for children and students. Call 621-3341 for tickets and information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Opening January 21 and continuing through February 8: Scotland Road, the story of a young woman in 19th-century clothing found clinging to an iceburg in the North Atlantic. Preview performances are at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, January 19 and 20. Regular performances continue at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. A free seminar follows the January 28 performance. Preview tickets are $10; regular performance tickets are $14 and $16. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information.
RED HOUSE THEATER PROJECT. Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theatre. 330 S. Scott Ave. Opening January 16 and continuing through January 24: Random Acts, an evening of five one-act plays. Program includes "The Jewish Wife" and "The Informer" by Bertholt Brecht; "Ohio Impromptu" and "Come and Go" by Samuel Beckett; and "Song Without Words" by Hal Melfi. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 8 p.m. Sunday, January 18. Call 696-3015 for tickets and information.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Opening January 21 and continuing through February 1: The Pied Piper, an interactive children's play. Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with additional 4 p.m. Saturday matinees on January 24 and 31. Tickets are $5. Call 703-1543 for information.
ARIZONA THEATER COMPANY. TMA Alice Holsclaw Theater. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing through January 31: The Heiress, the Tony Award-winning play based on Henry James' novel Washington Square. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Special performances for the visually impaired are offered at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 18, and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 21. Tickets range from $18.50 to $27.50, available at the ATC box office and all Dillard's outlets. Half-price adult and $10 student rush tickets are offered one hour prior to curtain at the ATC box office only. Show times may vary. For information and special event schedule, call 884-4877. For reservations, call 622-2823.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through January 31: A Musical Cinderella. 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 4 to adult. Tickets are $6, $4 for children, with complimentary tickets available to nonprofit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
BORDERLANDS THEATER. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Continuing through January 25: A Couple of Blaguards. This nationally acclaimed two-actor play brings to life 47 characters from Ireland and America. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with additional performances at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12, $10 on Wednesday/Thursday, $8 for seniors and $6 students. Call 882-7406 for tickets and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through January 25: Agatha Christie's Murder at the Vicarage. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for seniors. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Tucson Museum of Art Education Building. 166 W. Alameda St. Third Street Kids announces auditions for their Ensemble Company from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, January 20. Students ages 8 through 21, with or without disabilities, are encouraged to audition. Call Marcia Berger or Frank Hernandez at 622-4100 to make an appointment.
AUDITION NOTICE. Solo Theater Company is looking for actors, writers, dancers and storytellers who'd like to create their own solo performance pieces. All levels of experience are welcome. Call 885-7704 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. Throughout the month of January, the 20th annual Simon Peter Passion Play of Tucson will hold auditions for the 1998 cast of this three-hour musical/drama based on the life of Christ. Performances are scheduled for Easter at the TCC Music Hall. Men, women and children of all ages are needed (especially men), and no experience is necessary. For audition appointments, call 327-5560 days; or 294-7855 evenings and weekends.
AUDITION NOTICE. The Millennium Theatre Company, 758 N. 5th Ave., holds auditions every Saturday at 11 a.m. for all upcoming productions. Everyone is encouraged to attend, especially those with musical and technical skills. Call 882-7920 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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