Opening This Week

Listings 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.

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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 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 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. TW

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