THEATREOpening This Week
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Opening with a preview performance June 18 and continuing through June 23: I Hate Hamlet, by Paul Rudnick. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with matinees at 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Preview performance is at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $8. Tickets for regular performances range from $10 to $16. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through June 27: Tom Sawyer. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Appropriate for audience members ages 4 to adult. Tickets are $6, $4 for children, with complimentary tickets available to nonprofit organizations. Reservations are required. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. Continuing through August 15: Beach Blanket Bee Bop. Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with additional shows at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Select Tuesday evening performances are also offered. Tickets are $13.95 plus tax, $11.95 for students, seniors and active duty military, $6 for children 12 and under. Call 886-9428 for information.
INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through June 21: Pageant. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $16 and $18. Call 882-9721 for reservations and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through June 21: "Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander," one of three plays comprising Preston Jones' A Texas Trilogy. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for seniors. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. The Quintessential Stage. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Continuing through June 21: The Glass Menagerie, the Tennessee Williams classic. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 general, with discounts for seniors, students and military with ID. Group discounts are also available. Call 798-0708 for information and reservations.
AUDITION NOTICE. 2700 E. Speedway. The Catalina Players are holding auditions for The Foreigner, by Larry Shue. Participants should bring a photo and résumé, and be prepared to give a cold reading (no prepared monologues). Call 887-7546, or 299-9452 for 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. Quintessential Productions seeks directors, designers, technicians and instructors for their 1998-'99 season, which includes productions of Sartre's No Exit, Priestly's An Inspector Calls, Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, Strindberg's Miss Julie, Shaw's Misalliance 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 7:30 p.m. each Monday
in the Rehearsal Hall of the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott
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
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.
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