UA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Drama West Building, located on the southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Four free performances only, February 26 through 28: Antigone, by Sophocles, translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald; directed by M. Curtis Grittner. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, February 26 through 28, with a 1:30 p.m. matinee on Saturday. There is a post-performance discussion after the Sunday matinee performance. Performances are free, but tickets must be obtained in person at the Fine Arts box office. Call 621-1162 for information.
Opening This Week
DESERT PLAYERS THEATRE. Tucson Center for Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Opening February 20 and continuing through March 1: Widows and Children First by Harvey Fierstein. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, March 1. Call 579-3201 for informaiton.
PANORAMIC PRODUCTIONS. Temple of Music and Art's Cabaret Theatre. 330 S. Scott Ave. Opening February 20 and continuing through March 7: Parallel Lives, written by Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with one o'clock matinees Sunday March 1 and 8. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors. Call 721-2580 for information.
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 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.
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.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through February 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 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.
Out Of Town
BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through March 14: Harvey, a charming comedy starring an invisible rabbit. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 3 p.m. matinee Sunday, March 15. Advance tickets are $8, $10 at the door, kids 16 and under $5. Call 1-520-432-3786 for 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.
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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