Opening This Week

Listings CATALINA PLAYERS. 2700 E. Speedway. Opening November 7 and continuing through November 15: Our Town. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., with optional dinner at 6 p.m., on November 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15. Tickets are $10, $17.50 for dinner and show. Call 721-9640 for information.

DESERT PLAYERS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Opening November 7 and continuing through November 16: Same Time Next Year. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8, $7 for seniors/students/military. Call 579-3206 for tickets and information.

GASLIGHT THEATRE. 7010 E. Broadway. 886-9428. Opening at 8 p.m. Friday, November 7, and continuing through January 3: A Christmas Carol. There's a preview performance at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 6. Performances are at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 3, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12.95, $10.95 for seniors/students/active military, and $6 for children. Reservations are required. Call 886-9428 for information.

INVISIBLE THEATRE. 1400 N. First Ave. Opening November 12 and continuing through November 30: It Had To Be You. Preview performances are at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, November 10 and 11. Regular performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. There is no performance on November 16 or 27; but there will be an additional 8 p.m. performance on November 15, and an additional 7 p.m. performance on November 30. The audience is invited to attend a free seminar after the November 19 performance. Preview tickets are $10. Regular performance tickets are $14 and $16. Call 882-9721 for tickets and information.

MAT BEVEL INSTITUTE. 530 N. Stone Ave. 571-8202. Opening November 7 and continuing through November 16: The fall season of "Surrealistic Pop Science Theater" opens with Image War, original poetry, music and kinetic sculpture by Mat Bevel. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $6 at the door.

PCC THEATRE. PCC Black Box Theater. 2202 W. Anklam Road. Opening Thursday, November 6, and continuing through November 15: Cloud Nine, a look at sexual repression and role conditioning. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with 2 o'clock matinee performances Sundays, November 9 and 16. Tickets are $7, $4 for students, and available at the PCC Center for Fine Arts box office one hour prior to performances. Call 206-6988 for details.


ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Laboratory Theatre, southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway. Continuing through December 5: The Kentucky Cycle, Part I, by Robert Schenkkan. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. November 8, 18, 20, 22, December 3 and 5; 1:30 p.m. matinee performances are November 9, 22 and 23. Opening November 12 and continuing through December 7: The Kentucky Cycle, Part II. There is a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 10. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. November 12 through 15, 19, 21, December 2, 4 and 6; and 1:30 matinee performances November 16, December 6 and 7. Preview tickets are $5. Regular performance tickets are $14, $12 for UA employees/seniors, and $9 for students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through November 23: The Last Griffin. This is the first in a series of original plays for children. Performances are at 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.

Last Chance

ARIZONA THEATRE CO. 330 S. Scott Ave. 622-2823. Continuing through November 8: Athol Fugard's Valley Song. Performances run Tuesday through Sunday. Tickets range from $18.50 to $27.50 for evening and weekend matinee performances, available at ATC and Dillard's box offices. For reservations, call 622-2823. Call 884-4877 for show times and information only.

ARIZONA YOUTH THEATRE. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Continuing through November 8: Pippi Longstocking. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Production is most appropriate for ages 4 and up. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children, with free tickets available to non-profit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.

COMMUNITY THEATRE. Randolph Recreation Center. 200 S. Alvernon Way. Continuing through November 8: Tucson Parks and Recreation Community Theatre presents Bram Stoker's Dracula. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Admission is free. Call 791-4663 for information.

UPSTAIRS THEATER COMPANY. Theatre Congress. 125 E. Congress St. Continuing through November 9: Closet Land, by Rahada Bharadwaj, produced in association with Amnesty International's Western Regional Conference Meeting. A warning to sensitive viewers: Closet Land contains scenes of simulated torture and abuse. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 general, $6 students. Call 791-2263 for information, or log on to

Out Of Town

BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through November 16: The Runner Stumbles. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. There's a 3 o'clock matinee on Sunday, November 16. Advance tickets are $8, $10 at the door, $5 for kids 16 and under. Call 1-520-432-3786 for information.


HISPANIC PLAYWRITING CONTEST. The Arizona Theatre Company, in association with Centro Cultural Mexicano de Phoenix, announces the fourth annual National Hispanic Playwriting Contest. Unpublished full-length or one-act plays will be accepted; scripts which have received workshops and/or readings are also eligible. Contest is open to all Hispanic playwrights currently residing in the United States or Mexico. Submission deadline is December 1. Call ATC at 884-8210 for information.

PANORAMIC PRODUCTIONS. Panoramic Productions, Inc., a new nonprofit performing and presenting arts company, seeks individuals to voluntarily serve as board members and officers; directors; staging, lighting, sound technicians, and actors. Everyone will be considered regardless of age, race, color, gender, or sexual orientation. Call Rohno Geppert at 293-5397 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 more 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. TW

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