Opening This Week

Listings BORDERLANDS THEATER. PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Previewing at 8 p.m. August 26 and 27, and continuing through September 6: Once On This Island. August 26 and 27 tickets are $12 general, $7 for students with I.D. There is an opening celebration 8 p.m. Friday, August 28, with tickets for $18 (includes play and reception) or $16 for the play only. Student rush (15 minutes prior to curtain) $7. Regular performances 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with tickets Sunday/ Thursday for $14 general, $12 seniors, $7 students; Friday/Saturday tickets $16 general, $7 student rush. Call 882-7406 for tickets and information.

PANORAMIC PRODUCTIONS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Opening at 7 p.m. Friday, August 21: Shifted Gaze, a suspense drama by new Tucson playwright Mark Brady. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday through August 29, and 4 p.m. Sunday, August 23 and August 30. Tickets are $10. Discounts are available for students, seniors, people living with a disability, and groups. Call 792-8480 for information.


LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Extended through September 6: Relatively Speaking. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for seniors and students. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.

Last Chance

ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through August 22: Aladdin. Performances are
8 p.m. Friday, and 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.

QUINTESSENTIAL PRODUCTIONS. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Continuing through August 23: Hay Fever. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors, students and military. Call 798-0708 for reservations and information.


ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE OPEN HOUSE. Arizona Repertory Theatre invites the public to a free open house kicking off the 1998-99 season. The public can get a backstage look at how productions are created beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 30, at Marroney Theatre on the UA campus, at the south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Ave. The event includes a welcome assembly, guided tours of the theatres, workshops, and rehearsal studios, interactive presentations by directors and designers, an opportunity to meet some of the actors, a drawing for a free pair of theatre tickets, and free refreshments. Register by Wednesday, August 26 to participate. Call the UA Fine Arts Box Office at 621-1162 for information.

AUDITION NOTICE. Arizona Rose Theatre Company is looking for strong individual performers that can "step out" or work well within ensemble, and strong character actors for their 98/99 season. Auditions take place at 149 N. Stone and are from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 22; from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 27; and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 29. Call-backs will be from 2 to
5 p.m. Saturday, August 29. Singers should plan to sing a short, contemporary Broadway ballad and/or up-tune, either a capella or to a tape, as no accompanist is provided. Actors should read a short contemporary monologue IF you have one and plan to cold-read and improvise. Ages 9 and up may audition.

AUDITION NOTICE. The Rialto announces auditions for an original Tucson musical and the first theatre production at the Rialto in 50 years. Boomerang! will feature local songwriters and musicians. Auditions are at
10 a.m. Sunday, August 23. Call 792-9324 for information.

AUDITION NOTICE. The Third St. Ensemble Company, an off-shoot of Third St. Kids, is looking for performers between the ages of 10 and 21. Call 622-4100 for information and appointment times.

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.

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 p.m. each Monday in the Rehearsal Hall of the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Call 615-8980 for information.

TUCSON SCREEN WRITERS GROUP. Group meets monthly for all those interested in writing for film/TV. Members meet to share information and resources and to read from works in progress. Call 323-1602 for information. TW

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