Sunday, November 17, 2019

Gaslight Music Hall: *$10 OFF EACH TICKET! Murder at the Copacabana - 11/18 @ 6PM

 

From: Gaslight Music Hall <gaslightmusichall@gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:01 AM
Subject: *$10 OFF EACH TICKET! Murder at the Copacabana - 11/18 @ 6PM

 

Welcome to the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley! 

 

 

*$10 OFF EACH TICKET!

for

MURDER AT THE COPACABANA!

 

on

November 18th, 2019 @ 6 PM

 

"captivating, and hilarious"

- Logan Burtch-Buus, Tucson Local Media

 

 

READ THE REVIEW HERE!

 

 

MUST CALL

and mention to book this deal

 

 

520-529-1000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jet set to the Copacabana, the Hottest Club North of Havana, for a steamy night filled with dancing, comedy, music, and murder! This popular Show Club has it all, but when there is murder afoot, things really heat up! The price of admission includes a delicious three-course meal served right to your table. You may even win a prize if you solve the crime! Don't miss this BRAND NEW Murder Mystery show, written and directed by Gaslight Theatre favorite, Mike Yarema!   

 

MENU

-Diner Salad

 

Your choice of:

-Green chili chicken enchiladas with beans and rice

-Veggie enchiladas with beans and rice

-Gluten-free, dairy-free pasta

 

*Offer good for 

*$10 OFF EACH TICKET!

for

MURDER AT THE COPACABANA

November 18th, 2019 @ 6 PM

 ONLY.

Cannot be applied to previously purchased tickets.

Offer cannot be split between performances

While supplies last. Must call to make reservation

 

 

 

 COMING SOON! 

To The Gaslight Music Hall

 

 

 

Book right away to reserve your favorite seats!

 

 

 

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Arizona Rose Theatre presents Dashing Through The Snow





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Carnival of Illusion at Scottish Rite Grand Parlour

What is "Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La"?

A UNIQUE Old-World Illusion Show perfect for anniversaries, date nights, birthdays, and special evenings!

Imagine a vaudeville-inspired theater show with old-world magic, add a twinkling hint of 1900's Parisian humor, shake and stir for 100 minutes for your passport filled with FUN! You are a passenger in this entertaining theater of illusion.

 

The landmark Scottish Rite Grand Parlour
160 S. Scott, Tucson, AZ 85701

 

https://www.carnivalofillusion.com/

https://www.carnivalofillusion.com/tickets/

 

DECEMBER                                        4:30                                                                                                    7:30

Sat. Dec. 7th Tucson Grand Parlour                        LAST CHANCE!                      LAST CHANCE!

 

 

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The Gaslight Music Hall presents 50 Pounds From Stardom, Comedic Show

50 Pounds From Stardom, Comedic Show
November 24 at 2pm & 6pm
At The Gaslight Music Hall



50 Pounds From Stardom, Comedic Show - November 24 at 2pm & 6pm
50 POUNDS FROM STARDOM is a contagious, comedy-packed, music-filled show about one singer’s attempts to “make it big” in show business, and her niece’s lifelong dream to walk in her shoes. Audiences of all shapes and sizes will love the hilarious parody and storytelling, and be captivated by the exceptional vocal talents of these two incredible performers. This show delivers a timely message of triumph over adversity, which will resonate with women everywhere, and have everyone laughing, crying, and feeling 50 pounds lighter! With 50 POUNDS FROM STARDOM, you can’t lose!
Tickets: $20

 

The Gaslight Music Hall

520-529-1000


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Rialto Theatre presents ARROYO CAFE HOLIDAY RADIO SHOW featuring Special Guest MARK RUSSELL


ARROYO CAFE HOLIDAY RADIO SHOW
DEC 07 SAT
DOORS: 12 PM / SHOW: 1 PM$20.00TICKETSAll Ages
Tickets:
https://www.rialtotheatre.com/e/arroyo-cafe-holiday-radio-show-75387944371/
Celebrate the Holidays by joining the Arroyo Café for a live taping of their Holiday Radio Show with Fitz, Crystal Stark, Bobby Rich, Triple Threat, the Arroyo Players, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and our very special mystery guest. Funds benefit Casa Alitas, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, HIAS and Arizona Public Media.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Radio Revival Theatre: Comic Escapades Rides Again!

 

From: streetlampproductionsaz@gmail.com
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:38 PM
Subject: Comic Escapades Rides Again!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comic Escapades Rides Again!

 

We are going strong with our Comic Book Escapades Series, and having so much fun with it!!  Catch the thrilling conclusion in our final installment.  Trust us...You don't wanna miss how this one ends!

 

 

GET YOUR TICKETS

520-329-4987

 

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Unscrewed Theater: Laugh with (or at!) us this weekend!

From: Unscrewed Theater <UnscrewedTheater@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Subject: Laugh with (or at!) us this weekend!

 

 

 

 

Looking for something FUNNY this weekend?

 

 

 

We've got you covered.

 


We've got you covered EVERY weekend.

Our family friendly shows start at 7:30 every Friday and Saturday night!

This weekend, we've got a bonus FREE show for kids at the Martha Cooper Library Saturday afternoon. And for those of you who like to let loose....we've got an UNCENSORED Double Feature late night on Saturday! 

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This Sunday, we've got a very special show
to support one of our local nonprofit partners.


Join us Sunday, Nov 17 to support a cause that is VERY close to all of our hearts - the Walk to End Alzheimer's. All proceeds from this "Comedy for a Cause" show go to our local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, whose mission is to empower and support individuals, families, care partners and communities affected by dementia in Arizona and southern Nevada.

Please consider stopping by our theater and make a donation
to support the Walk to End Alzheimer's. 

 

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On Stage this Weekend

We now return to your radically scheduled programming.
Family-friendly, UNCENSORED, Long & Short Form. Bonus FREE show at Martha Cooper Library!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, Nov 15

7:30 PM

Family Friendly Comedy

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed

Friday night - time to bring the who family out for an experience full of laughter and fun.

Cam, Rosanne, Mara, Susie, Jon, Alan - & your host, Cy Barlow! - will have you laughing at their antics, and marveling at their talent.

$5 for kids, $8 for adults
 

Saturday, Nov 16

3:00 PM @ Martha Cooper Library

Family Friendly Comedy - FREE!

From the Top & Comic Chaos


House teams Comic Chaos + From the Top perform a special kid-friendly show this afternoon.

Your little Wonder Woman or Iron Man will love making up their very own comic story w/ Comic Chaos & signing along with musical improv team From the Top!


FREE!
 

 

Saturday, Nov 16

7:30 PM

Family Friendly Comedy

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed

 

Every Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 is family friendly comedy at Unscrewed Theater. It's an experience you can bring the WHOLE family to.

Tonight's players are: Mara, Jon, Rick, Cy, Mike, Alan - & your host, Rob Sparks! 

$5 for kids, $8 for adults
 

Saturday, Nov 16

9:00 PM

UNCENSORED Double Feature

Leaky Faucets + Big Daddies

 

Explore the inner lives of unique characters w/ Leaky Faucets & watch fatherly advice spin into wild fun w/ Big Daddies!

Two house teams, one price.

$8 for adults

Get a laughing pass! See any two shows tonight for just $10

 

 

 

Sunday, Nov 17


2:00 PM 

Fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association

Comedy for a Cause


Players from our house team Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed will be performing to raise funds for an organization that is VERY close to our hearts - the Alzheimer's Association. All proceeds from this show support the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Call 520.322.6601 for tickets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every dollar donated at our shows in November goes straight to MAM here in Tucson!  Support this great cause and those that serve our country!

 

 

Want more info? Give us a call. (520) 289-8076


Unscrewed Theater

4500 E. Speedway Blvd. #39

Tucson, AZ 85712



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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ballet Rincon Presents It’s 18th Annual Nutcracker Ballet

 

From: Diana Knoepfle <diana.knoepfle@gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:28 PM
Subject: Ballet Rincon Presents It's 18th Annual Nutcracker Ballet

 

You are cordially invited to join Tucson's own Ballet Rincon as it presents its 18th Annual beloved production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet!

 

 On Christmas Eve a young girl, named Clara, is given a Nutcracker Doll at her family Christmas party by her much loved Uncle Drosselmeyer, a mysterious, magical inventor. The doll is broken by her jealous brother Fritz at the party, but this is no ordinary Nutcracker as Clara learns that night.  When the house is at rest, Clara goes downstairs to check on her beloved doll. In the shadows, Uncle Drosselmeyer casts a spell over the Nutcracker Doll, as the Mouse King attacks. On rescuing Clara from the Mouse King, the doll turns into the Nutcracker Prince. He takes Clara on a magical journey through the Land of the Snow, to the Land of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy honors the couple with sweet entertainment from around the world.  Come experience this family tradition with Ballet Rincon, and featured guest artists Rick Wamer,  Marquez Johnson and Michael Veluz at the Vail Theatre of the Arts 10701 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way, December 13th 7pm and December 14th at 2pm and 7pm.

 

 Reserved Ticket Pricing: Orchestra $18.00 per adult, $16.00 for seniors and children.

 

 Mezzanine $14.00 per adult, $12.00 for seniors and children. 

 Online ticket sales have begun at www.tututix.com/balletrincon !Tickets will also be sold at the theater box office starting one hour prior to each performance

 

Tickets online at www.tututix.com/balletrincon 

 

 For more information call Ballet Rincon at 574-2804 

 

 Studio Website: http://www.ballet-rincon.com/ 

 

Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

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Odyssey Storytelling Presents: Chill

 

Odyssey Storytelling Presents: Chill
Curated by Joe Silins
Produced by Tony Paniagua
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Doors at 6:30, show at 7
The Sea of Glass Center for the Arts
330 E 7th Street
$10 Adults, $7 Students

Mark your holiday calendars for this must-see show. We’ll be hearing from newcomers to the Odyssey stage and perennial favorites on wide-ranging and riveting stories. Mind-numbing cold and case of frostbite on the snowy slopes of Mt. Aconcagua. A fond remembrance of a snow-filled childhood. Changes in one man’s body that force him to ‘chill.’ A hair-raising story that promises to bring chills. And much more. So stoke your fire, grab your winter jacket, pour yourself a big mug of nog, and come chill with us in December.

https://odysseystorytelling.com/thursday-december-5-2019-chill/

STORYTELLERS:

CAMI JUAREZ
JOE PAGAC
TANU VYAS
MILES SCHNEIDERMAN
EB EBERLEIN
JESS KAPP
BRAD LANCASTER

 

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CDO's Canyon Players Present 'Chicago', High School Edition



From: Cannon, Robert <rcannon@amphi.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:20 PM
Subject: CDO's Canyon Players Present 'Chicago, High School Edition

Thursday, November 14 @7:00p
Friday, November 15 @ 7:00p
Saturday, November 16 @ 2:00p

Tickets available at the door.



Robert Cannon, M.Ed.
Canyon del Oro High School
Theatre Director/Manager, Yearbook Adviser
25 W. Calle Concordia
Oro Valley, AZ  85704
520.696.5692

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Winding Road Theater presents The Big Meal - An AZ premiere!

 

From: Winding Road Theater Ensemble <windingroadte@gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:45 AM
Subject: Presenting The Big Meal - An AZ premiere!

 

 

 

A hilarious, expansive tale that traverses five generations of an ordinary modern family in 90 minutes. This rollercoaster ride of family dramas and comedy played out over decades of dinners was written by Dan LeFranc. The Big Meal won the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award and received a 2012 Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Play. This production, directed by Co-Artistic Director Maria Caprile is an Arizona state premiere. 

Winding Road's production of The Big Meal features Winding Road ensemble members Tony Caprile and China Young along with guest artists Damian Garcia, Chris Koval, Kat McIntosh, Lena Quach, Danny Quinones, and Cynthia Jeffery, last seen as Regina in Winding Road's The Little Foxes.


The Big Meal previews Thursday December 5th at 7:30 pm with an opening night reception on Friday December 6th. It continues Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2pm until December 23rd. The Big Meal plays at the Cabaret Theatre at the Temple for Music and Art 330 S Scott Ave in Tucson. 

 

 

 

(520) 401-3626

http://www.windingroadtheater.org/

 

Buy Tickets to The Big Meal!

 

 

 

 

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Southern Arizona Women's Chorus presents "Spanish Allelu"

 

From: Donna Kreutz <prwords@q.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:42 AM
Subject: Southern Arizona Women's Chorus to present "Spanish Allelu" on Dec. 14 and 22

 

Southern Arizona Women's Chorus

 

Contact: Artistic Director Terrie Ashbaugh at 404-3148 or information@southernarizonawomenschorus.org

 

 

Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 3 p.m.

 

Southern Arizona Women's Chorus Presents "Spanish Allelu"

 

TUCSON, AZ – This holiday season take a musical trip to Spain with the 50-voice Southern Arizona Women's Chorus on Dec. 14 and Dec. 21.

 

"We will be traveling to San Sebastian, Spain in June of 2020 for the Festival of Women's and Treble Voices so we are starting now with some Spanish repertoire and Flamenco dancers," said Terrie Ashbaugh, longtime artistic director of the chorus, as well as director of worship and business manager at Ascension Lutheran Church.

"We will be working with American composer Andrea Ramsey and Spanish composer Eva Ugalde."

 

The program is called "Spanish Allelu." Ashbaugh said, "We will begin the concert with some Spanish-oriented holiday songs such as 'Fum, Fum, Fum,' 'A La Nanita Na' and 'Ocho Kandelikas.' Then we'll head for Spain with an original song by Ugalde titled "Gaur Arbola" along with Spanish ballads and 'Yo Le Canto Todo El Dia,' which translates to 'I'll sing all the day.' "

 

This program will be presented twice. The first SAWC concert is on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6:00p.m. at the Hope City Church, 5729 E. 22nd St. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased through www.viadedios.org

 

The second performance will be Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3:00 pm at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 W Magee Rd. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $20 or ordered online with a fee added at www.southernarizonawomenschorus.org. Call 404-3148 for more information

 

SAWC is pronounced like saucy. "We are saucy women having a fine time singing together," Ashbaugh said. "Our mission is to perform a versatile and varied choral repertoire for women's voices in order to benefit and educate the diverse Southern Arizona community and beyond." The chorus presents two major concerts a year, plus numerous community outreach programs throughout the season, including some daytime and some evening events.

 

Ashbaugh has led SAWC since 1998 and conducted the chorus in its 2006 Carnegie Hall debut. The chorus' roots date to 1981.The repertoire spans from classical music to Broadway, folk, jazz, spiritual, seasonal and other popular songs. SAWC is a member of Chorus America and the Arizona Choral Arts Association, which Ashbaugh founded.

 

Ashbaugh grew up as a military brat and lived in several countries before the age of 9. She began her music career at age 14 when she taught herself to play the organ for her neighbor's church. She's accompanied choirs in church and schools from that time on. She also sang solos and eventually became a choir director.

 

To learn more about SAWC, visit www.southernarizonawomenschorus.org or call (520) 404-3148.

 

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Immediate casting call: GREAT PAY, fill-in for COMEDY SHOW

 

From: Mystery & Magic Theater <magicdone@aol.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:15 AM
Subject:

 

DESPERATELY NEEDED - LAST MINUTE FILL-IN ACTOR

 

 

ACTOR NEEDED IMMEDIATELY, GREAT PAY, FOR COMEDY SHOW

 

Please help us out! We desperately need a Last Minute fill-in for a show Friday night (Friday Nov 15th)! Experience with strong stage presence required. Improv skills a real plus. High Paid Gig. Call or text immediately.

 

Call/text Fred at 520-624-0172 Immediately.

 

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The Tony Award Winning Play 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' Opens Tonight at ART!

 

From: UA School of Theatre, Film & Television <marketing@cfa.arizona.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:51 AM
Subject: The Tony Award Winning Play 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' Opens Tonight at ART!

 

 

 

 

'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' opens this week! Nov. 9-24, 2019 | Tornabene Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Arts Box Office | M-F 1-5pm | (520) 621-1162

 

 

 

SCHOOL OF THEATRE, FILM & TELEVISION

THEATRE

 

FILM & TELEVISION

P.O. Box 210003
1025 N. Olive Rd.
Drama Bldg., Rm 239
Tucson, AZ 85721-0003

 

P.O. Box 210158B
845 N. Park Ave.
Marshall Bldg., Rm 220
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158b

 

 

 

EMAIL: theatre@cfa.arizona.edu
PHONE: 520.621.7008
FAX: 520.621.2412

 

EMAIL: ftvinfo@cfa.arizona.edu
PHONE: 520.621.7352
FAX: 520.621.9662

 

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"BLITHE SPIRIT" FINDS GENUINE LAUGHS IN A CLAIRVOYANT WORLD

By Chuck Graham, TucsonStage.com

 

photo by Tim Fuller

Holly Griffith (L), Cynthia Meier and Ryan Parker Knox hope for help from a higher power.

Cynthia Meier thrives as Madame Arcati, the rosy-cheeked medium delighted to have connections with the spirit world in Noel Coward's classic satire on married life, “Blithe Spirit.”

The Rogue Theatre has let its own blithe spirit out of the bag in this production, going for the most detailed stage set the company has employed in years.

From the back of the stage a soaring two-story fireplace dominates the theater. Off to the right is a large, billowing curtain. Complimenting these elements are a writing desk, a book case, a long sofa, a round draped table and chair, two straight-backed and upholstered chairs, plus a massive chest containing a wind-up phonograph. There is also an accompanying piano and a musical saw.

The musical saw, played by pianist Russell Ronnebaum, provides the eerie wailing sound we always associate with otherworldly guests possessing supernatural powers.

In 1941, with London enduring Germany's nightly bombing raids, Coward was inspired to write a spirit-lifting comedy for his native England in the depths of World War II. He turned to another battleground, the still-respected institute of marriage and turned it inside-out.

Culturally, to reach the proper attitude for “Blithe Spirit,” we in 2019 must do some serious time-traveling back to that general period of grace and lace in England between the World Wars, when a marriage was supposed to endure forever and divorce was considered a desperate last resort.

Infidelity was a serious no-no, as well. For those less-than-happily-married couples, keeping tabs on a wandering mate could fill every waking hour. The deeper you can get into such a defining mindset, the funnier will seem this Roguish production directed by Joseph McGrath.

Our play opens in the conspicuously upscale home of the popular novelist Charles Condomine (Ryan Parker Knox) and his second wife, Ruth Condomine (Bryn Booth). Charles' first wife Elvira died after only five years of marriage. She had a heart attack while laughing too enthusiastically during a BBC Light Programme on the radio (that's also one of the jokes).

To describe the play's set-up quickly, Ruth is a very serious person who would be hard pressed to laugh at anything. She and Charles have now been married seven years. He's beginning to feel the strain.

So when Madame Arcati accidentally calls back Elvira (Holly Griffith) from the Land of Those Who Passed Over, Charles is rather happy to see her. Ruth is not so happy. Actually, Ruth can't see Elvira anyway. Only Charles can do that.

Coward's clever word play fills the conversation as Ruth demands Elvira go back where she came from...while Charles, beginning to enjoy himself, wonders if he might have the opportunity for a menage a trois that really would be out of this world.

Madame Arcati is outraged when she discovers Charles may have had an ulterior motive for inviting her to his home for a séance in the first place. Madame Arcati takes her professionalism quite seriously.

Of course, none of that is any help in getting Elvira back over to the other side. She doesn't even want to go. Griffith plays Elvira as a vengeful sort, determined not to let Ruth enjoy her husband.

Booth has some great lines as the rightful wife. Her confrontational scenes with Knox are top notch. In that regard, we begin to root a bit for the playful Charles, trying so hard to get a little fun back into his own life.

Nevertheless, it is Madame Arcati who takes the cake, steals the show, gets the biggest laughs. All by playing it straight.

"Blythe Spirit” continues through Nov. 24 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, in the Rogue Theatre, 300 E. University Blvd. Tickets are $42, student rush $15. For details and reservations, 520-551-2053 and theroguetheatre.org