THEATREOpening This Week
ARIZONA ROSE THEATRE CO. UMC DuVal Auditorium. 1501 N. Campbell Ave. 626-7301. One performance only, on Tuesday, February 17: Tombstone, the Musical: Beyond the Legend, an original interpretation of true stories of the people of Tombstone, circa 1881. This free production is from noon to 1 p.m. Parking is available in UMC's visitors' parking garage. For more information, call Nancy Guthrie at 626-7301.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Five performances only, February 18 through 22: Norma Jean Darden returns in her triumphant one-woman show, Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine, a tantalizing mixture of the fine cooking and warm-hearted history of one black North Carolina family. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. All tickets are $20. Call 882-9721 for reservations and information. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Previews February 12, opening February 13 and continuing through March 8: Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning love story, Anna Christie. A reluctant prostitute sets out with her sea-faring father, and falls in love with a shipwrecked Irish stoker. Monica Kester, Jonathan Ingbretson and James Mitchell Gooden star. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8.50, $7.50 seniors, and reservations are a must. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information. Box office hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
UA PRESENTS. Centennial Hall. University Boulevard main gate entrance, east of Park Avenue. Three performances only, February 13 and 14: State Fair, the Arizona premiere of the renewed Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, starring John Davidson. The 40-member cast of this national touring company brings Philip Strong's 1932 novel to life, with an updated version of the 1962 movie version. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets range from $23 to $39, available at the box office (621-3341) or by calling (800) 638-4253. Half-price tickets are available for children and students.
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Continuing through March 1: Blood Brothers, the story of twins separated at birth. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with matinees at 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through March 1. Tickets are $17, $15 for UA employees/seniors, and $12 for students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Continuing through February 28: Alice in Wonderland, as performed by children, teen and adult actors. Production is most appropriate for ages 4 through adult. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $6 adults, $4 children, with complimentary tickets available for non-profit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through March 29: Vasilisa and the Magic Doll. This Russian folk tale continues LTW's Sunday Afternoon Theatre for Children series. Performances are at 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $5. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
THE ACTORS' THEATRE. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. 751-6419. Continuing through February 15: The Sunshine Boys. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, $8 for children; group and senior discounts are available. Dinner theatre tickets are $30. Call 751-6419 for tickets and information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through February 14: Scotland Road, the story of a young woman in 19th-century clothing found clinging to an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, February 8 only. Tickets are $14 and $16. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information.
PCC THEATRE. PCC Black Box Theatre. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Continuing thorough February 14: K2, presented by the PCC Theatre Department. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 and 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $7, $4 for students and seniors, and are available at the CFA box office, West Campus cashier and at the door. Call 206-6988 for informaiton.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Continuing through February 15: The Pied Piper, an interactive children's play. Show time is 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A brief "meet and greet" session with the cast follows each performance. Tickets are $5. Call 703-1543 for reservations and information.
AUDITION NOTICE. The following roles are still open for The Actors' Theatre production of A Chorus Line: Greg (25 to 35, preferably Jewish) and Don (26, family man). Bring 16 bars of sheet music, and be prepared to dance; an accompanist will be provided. A head shot and résumé are recommended. For more information, call 751-6419.
ACTORS WANTED. Auditions are being staged for scripted excerpts from interviews for a soundtrack for a museum art exhibition. Selected actors will be required to create a voice-character from taped interviews. Auditions are from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, February 15. Call 623-6605 for an appointment.
TAX SEMINAR FOR ACTORS. The AFTRA/SAG Conservatory of Southern Arizona meets from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, February 14, at the Clarion Hotel, 102 N. Alvernon Way. Enterainment tax specialist Charles Maddox presents the workshop Tax Seminar for Actors. Sessions are open to non-union members. Fee is $10 for members, $20 regular, with walk-ins accepted. For reservations and information, call 795-6174 or 722-3128.
AUDITION NOTICE. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Millennium Theatre announces open auditions at 11 a.m. Sundays until all roles for upcoming productions have been filled. Millennium also seeks people with technical and musical abilities. Call 882-7920 for information.
PLAY MARATHON. Third Street Kids, a performing arts company designed to provide education, training and experience in the arts to children, seeks scripts for their One-Act Play Marathon April 20 through April 26. Plays are to be 40 to 60 minutes long, and will be presented by a wide variety of organizations including professional, semi-professional and high-school drama clubs. There is a $50 entry fee for all scripts; fee is refundable if script is not accepted. Third Street Kids also seeks theatre professionals to sit on an ad hoc committee to read scripts. Call Marcia Berger at 622-4100 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 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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