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Listings ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Previewing October 11 and continuing through October 25: Ghosts, by Henrik Ibsen. Preview performances are at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 11, and at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 12. Regular performances are at 7:30 p.m. October 14 through 17, and October 20 through 24. Matinees are at 1:30 p.m. October 18, 24 and 25. There is a pre-show discussion at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 21. Tickets are $16, $14 for seniors or UA employees, and $10 for students for regular shows. Preview tickets are $8. Call the UA Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for reservations and information.

BORDERLANDS THEATER. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Continuing through October 10: Two Days of Grace at Middleham, by Toni Press-Coffman. Tickets range from $7 to $12, with discounts for students with ID. Regular performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Call 882-7406 for reservations and information.

CATALINA PLAYERS. Fellowship Hall, Catalina United Methodist Church. 2700 E. Speedway. Opening October 9 and continuing through October 15: On Golden Pond, Earnest Thompson's play about family relationships, love, and growing old. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., with an optional dinner at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. There's an additional performance on Thursday, October 15. Tickets are $10, $17.50 for dinner and show. Group packages are available. Call 721-9640 for reservations and information.

THEATER Z2. International Arts Center. 516 N. Fifth Ave. Saturday, October 10, only: A One Knite Stand, featuring a compilation of Psychotic Reaction. Performance is at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $5 at the door.


ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. Continuing through October 17: Jack and the Beanstalk. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays, and 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays. Performance is appropriate for audiences age 4 to adult. Tickets are $6, $4 for children, with complimentary tickets available to nonprofit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.

Last Chance

INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Continuing through October 11: Sylvia, A.R. Gurney's modern romantic comedy. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets range from $14 to $17.50. Call 882-9721 for reservations and ticket information, or stop by the theater Tuesday through Friday. Call Phyllis Goodman at 882-9721 for group ticket sales.

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through October 11: Play It Again Sam, a romantic comedy written by Woody Allen. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, $9 for seniors and students. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.


AUDITION NOTICE. Borderlands Theater seeks bi-lingual English/Spanish singers/actors for its upcoming production of A Tucson Pastorela, by Max Branscomb. Auditions are from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 10, at the PCC Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, 2202 W. Anklam Road. All ages are welcome. Prepare a song; no accompaniment will be provided. Call 882-8607 for appointments and information.

AUDITION NOTICE. Pima Community College's Advanced Cinematography class is seeking two females and four males, ages 20 to 35, to act in a 16mm film. The film, Moo Shu Pork, will be rehearsed in October, and filmed November 5 through 8. Call 206-6776 for information or to schedule an audition.

AUDITION NOTICE. Quintessential Stage. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Quintessential Productions announces open auditions for an original adaptation of August Strindberg's tragedy, Miss Julie, set in the American Southwest. Auditions are from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, October 11. Roles are available for one man and one woman. Actors of Hispanic or Chicano decent are strongly encouraged. Bring a current photo and résumé, if available. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Call 798-0708 for information.

AUDITION NOTICE. Producers of the hit Broadway musical Rent continue their national search for actors for the Broadway production and all its touring companies, with open auditions from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, October 15, at the Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Line starts at 8:30 a.m. Equity and non-Equity men and women of all ethnicities in their early to mid-20s will be considered. Casting directors are looking for hip, authentic rock and roll, R&B and gospel singers. Those auditioning should bring a photo and résumé, two pop/rock songs,
16 bars each--absolutely no musical theatre songs! Piano accompanist is available. Bring a Walkman to learn music on the spot. Dress is casual, and please, no plastic pants! No calls to the hotel, either. Call the Rent audition hotline at 1-212-479-0833 for more 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.

AUDITION NOTICE. Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Teen Theatre program is holding auditions for this year's Christmas production of A Christmas Carol, at
2 p.m. Sunday, October 11, in the Randolph Center Performing Arts Auditorium, 200 S. Alvernon Way. Auditioneers ages 12 to 19 will cold-read from the script. The production, under the direction of Michael Givens, runs the second week of December at the Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. Call 791-4663 for information.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Damesrocket Theater Company seeks full-length or one-act plays for its Monday night new play-reading series. There are six dates available January through June, 1999. Original works by local playwrights are especially desired. Original screenplays are also considered. Readings are assigned a director and cast, and are given one or two rehearsals before being presented to the public. There's no formal discussion; instead, each reading is followed by an informal, catered reception. Submit all scripts by November 15 to: Damesrocket Theater Company, P.O. Box 86115, Tucson, AZ 85754. Address all inquiries to the same.

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 SCREENWRITERS GROUP. Group meets monthly, for those interested in writing for film and television. Members meet to share information and resources, and read from works in progress. Call 323-1602 for information. TW

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