Friday, October 24, 2014

2014 Holiday Season Discounts at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio for Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:15 PM
Subject: 2014 Holiday Season Discounts at The Studio for Actors

 

 

Holiday Season Discounts 

Come celebrate the holidays at The Studio for Actors.

Choice #1 - Comedy Improvisation - four (4) Wednesday nights in a row starting on any Wednesday, 6:30pm-8:00pm.  This course is usually $40/week, but the holiday rate is $30/week.  So, instead of $160 for the course, it's just $120.  You'll laugh a lot, have a great time, and it's a wonderful holiday destressor.

Choice #2 - Private Sessions - normally $55/hour are $45/hour.  You can have private sessions in classes such as audition technique, monologues, speaking/presentation, and many other topics.  What a way to celebrate.

These special rates are in effect for a limited time to new students only.  All classes and/or sessions should be booked between November 1st and December 31st, 2014, and may be taken up through January 15th, 2015.  Please book at least a week in advance.

Visit The Studio for Actors website for more information on the Comedy Improv class and all of the private session possibilities.

Call Anna at (520) 881-2363 and we can book your training at the special holiday rates.  Please mention "Holiday Specials" when you call, and have a great holiday season.

- Anna

 

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

UA's The Full Monty Bares Heart & Humor - Not Just Skin

 

From: Pierce, Lisa Ann - (lisapierce) [mailto:lisapierce@email.arizona.edu]
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:28 PM
Subject: UA's The Full Monty Bares Heart & Humor - Not Just Skin

Let's just get rid of the elephant in the room, shall we? While underwear & inhibitions are eventually shed in UA Arizona Repertory Theatre's production of THE FULL MONTY, the moment this show is named for shows discretion & is done safely - for actors & audience members alike - through the magic of theatre. 

 

Make no mistake, though. This musical set in Buffalo, NY, adapted from the 1997 British-set film, earned 10 Tony Award nominations on Broadway. The male cast of characters' real nakedness comes from their insecurities as they journey forth to try to come to terms with their needs & their flaws, all the while being either encouraged or petrified by the women in their lives. 

 

You'll feel empathy for these men - & you'll cheer them on for more reasons than you think. Come laugh & be entertained by tomorrow's stars today in THE FULL MONTY! Press release attached. 

 

F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E

CONTACT: Lisa Pierce, Dir. of Marketing & Development 520.626.2686 lisapierce@email.arizona.edu
The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television

Approx Run Time: 165 minutes 15-minute Intermission Danny Gurwin, Director 520.621.7504 dgurwin@email.arizona.edu Media Photo Call: Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 4:30pm in the Marroney Theatre

Oct 23, 2014

UA’s Arizona Repertory Theatre presents THE FULL MONTY
Book by Terrence McNally, Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek
directed by Danny Gurwin

TUCSON, AZ - After seeing their wives’ fervor for a Chippendales touring group, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who are low on prospects & cash decide to create a strip act for a local club. Jerry, who leads the ensemble, claims their act will be better than the Chippendales because they will go “the full monty” – strip all the way. As they rehearse, each character decides if he will or he won’t, & why. Funny & endearing, the men discover something that will not only change their lives financially, but will help them regain their self-esteem & enrich their bonds with those they love.

Dates & Times:

Previews: Nov 9 at 1:30pm, Nov 10 at 7:30pm Evenings: Nov 12-15, Nov 20-22, Dec 5-6 at 7:30pm Matinees: Nov 16, Nov 22-23, Dec 7 at 1:30pm

Place: Marroney Theatre on the UA campus located near the SE corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard.

Cost/Admission: Regular $31, Senior/UA Employee/Military $29, Student $21, Preview $20. For groups of 10 or more, deeper discounts apply.

Ticket Information: UA Fine Arts Box Office, (520) 621-1162 or theatre.arizona.edu

Parking: Park Avenue Garage, located on Park Avenue just north of Speedway Blvd. Pre-paid parking is available for weekday evening performances. Saturday and Sunday there is no charge to park. If you have special needs for parking, please call UA Parking & Transportation Services at (520) 621-3550.

Media Contact: Lisa Pierce, (520) 626-2686, lisapierce@email.arizona.edu
Production Co-Sponsors: Jane Kivel with Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, P.C.

WARNING: This production contains flashing lights, strong contemporary language (some profanity as per the author’s needs), actors

shirtless or partially clothed (briefs, boxers, G-strings), & simulated male nudity* (frontal & buttocks).

*All actors are fully protected appropriately for their safety & comfort as well as the audience’s safety & comfort.

 

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Improv Guru David Razowsky Performs at Unscrewed Theater October 25

 

From: Chris Seidman [mailto:chris.seidman@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:01 PM
Subject: Improv Guru David Razowsky Performs at Unscrewed Theater October 25

 

Tickets available by clicking here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/890337

 

It's the weekend and you NEED to leave the kids at home and laugh your ass off with us!

Join Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed and special guest David Razowsky for an adult-oriented Improv Comedy hullabaloo this Saturday at their permanent home, Unscrewed Theater! Show start at 9:30pm.

David Razowsky is one of the nation's top teachers of theatrical improvisation and acting. He has been called "the guru of improvisation, an improviser's improviser," who connects the mindfulness of Buddhism with improvisation's core principals of being in the moment, taking care of your partner, and groundedness. In his 25-year improvisation career David has worked with The Second City, iO West, The Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Dreamworks, BBC's Whose Line Is It Anyway, and Amsterdam's Boom Chicago Theatre.

We'll take your UNFILTERED suggestions and turn them into comedy scenes and games that are seen once then never again. Plus we'll cut loose and dive into subject matter that could never be seen at a family friendly show!

Admission to each show is only $5!

Every show is different because the UNFILTERED suggestions come from YOU, our amazing audience!

It's going to be a fantastic show, in our fantastic new theater! We sincerely hope you join us as we get the UNCENSORED improv party started!  Doors open at 9:00pm Saturday.

Unscrewed Theater is located at 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85716 (across from The Loft Cinema, next to Fronomo's). Parking and entrance are located in the rear of the building. Turn in to the Walgreen's parking lot and go to the left around the building.

Online ticket sales end at 4:30pm on the day of the show.

Unscrewed Theater is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching, performing, and producing all forms of live improvisational theater in Tucson, AZ.

 

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THE MIGRATION PROJECT, Opening night is free

 

From: Eugenia Woods [mailto:themigrationprojecttucson@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:02 PM
Subject: theatre announcement

 

"The place I call home expands with every risk I take, every truth I share"

THE MIGRATION PROJECT, a theatrical docudrama exploring human migration and our efforts to claim home, opens November 14th in a collaborative workshop production with ZUZI! Dance Company.

Playwright Eugenia Woods utilized input from refugee, immigrant and indigenous communities to shape this theatrical work. Blending actual interview material with dramatic writing, Woods' play weaves together stories of 5 central characters from Mexico, The Hopi Nation, China, Zimbabwe, and one composite character representing the voices of refugee women from Iraq, Egypt, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The interactive performance asks audiences to consider what compels us to leave home, what are we forced to leave behind, and how do we attempt to create a new home in a foreign land.

Director Marc David Pinate of Borderlands Theater and Choreographer Nanette Robinson of ZUZI! are partnering in creating the physical language of the play.

Performances will be held November 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7:30 pm.

ZUZI! Theater, 738 N 5th Ave, Tucson

map and parking: http://www.zuzimoveit.org/html/about_directionsparking.html

Tickets are $18, general admission. $15 for students, seniors and military.

Opening night is free thanks to a generous grant from the Tucson Pima Arts Council. Tickets will be offered on a first come-first serve basis with project participants receiving priority seating. Donations are welcome.

Ticket reservations made be made by email at themigrationprojecttucson@gmail.com or by calling 520 975 4021.

 

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Winding Road Theater Ensemble Proudly Presents Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN

 

From: Winding Road [mailto:windingroadte@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:52 AM
Subject: Winding Road Theater Ensemble Proudly Presents Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN

 

 

Please join us for DEATH OF A SALESMAN.  Arthur Miller's master work is as resonant today

as it was when it opened on Broadway in 1950.  His story of Willy Loman's pursuit of the American Dream testifies to the value of the life of every "ordinary" man.

 

November 6 (preview) through November 23.

 

The Cabaret Theatre at the Temple of Music and Art

330 S. Scott

Tucson

 

Tickets $15 - $22 at windingroadtheater.org or 520-401-3626

 

 

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UofA PREMIUM BLEND

Unbreakable, by Sam Watson and Christina Ernst, was selected to open the very first concert ever performed in Stevie Eller Dance Theatre.  The piece, using 8 dancers to explore the intricacies of glass, is presented again to commemorate the decade of UA Dance performances on the Stevie Eller stage.  Other pieces coming back include Michael Williams HER/HIM  and, to the music of the brilliant composer, Astor Piazzolla,  Amy Ernst’s clever Twisted Tango. 



http://dance.arizona.edu/event/101



Tickets and info: School of Dance

By Phone: (520) 621-1162, Credit card orders only. (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover)


JOIN ARTS EXPRESS - Swingin' & Singin' this Saturday

 

 

 


JOIN ARTS EXPRESS
Build a Better Community Through the Arts
Saturday, October 25th
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Westin La Paloma, 3800 E Sunrise Dr.

Dance to the Swingin' Sounds of 
BIG BAND EXPRESS
Pete Swan, Band Leader
Crystal Stark, Award Winning Soloist


Talented Arts Express student vocalists will be featured throughout the night!

Brianna Barnhart

Ethan D'Urso-Sprigg

Sarah Deardorff

 

 

Scrumptious Hors d'Oeurves
Coffee/Tea and Surprise Dessert
Cash Bar

General Seating
$55/person

VIP* Seating
$80/person or $420/table of 6
* includes one drink ticket, buy-one-get-one 50/50 raffle ticket, prime seating and special gift from Arts Express


Proceeds Benefit Arts Education Scholarships

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
www.arts-express.org
(520) 319-0400



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

AACT NewPlayFest - call for scripts

 

EXCITING THINGS    HAPPENING AT AACT   

 

October 22, 2014

AACT NewPlayFest      

 

The deadline to submit your scipt to

AACT NewPlayFest is approaching. 

 

Will your script be a part of the 

AACT NewPlayFest 2016 world premieres? 

You must enter to win!

 

Scripts accepted until

Nov 1, 2014

for AACT NewPlayFest 2016

Plays need to be full length, non-musicals 
that have never had a full production.

 

Winning scripts will receive

a full production between

July 2015 and December 2016.

Click HERE for more about 

AACT NewPlayFest 2016


AACT NewPlayFest addresses the need for new,
high-quality plays for community theatre audiences.

For more info aact.org/newplayfest.

 

If you have questions,

contact Susan Austin 
at newplayfest@aact.org

or contact the AACT office.

 

 

 

AACT is the source for community theatre networking, resources, and support.
AACT is for you!
American Association of Community Theatre
866-Our-AACT • info@aact.orgwww.aact.org
www.facebook.com/AACT.org

 

Casting Call, Western-set anthology television series - paid

From the Tucson Film Office:

 

Casting Call at Old Tucson

 

LionHeart FilmWorks and Old Tucson have announced principal photography for a new Western-set anthology television series for FOX which will begin in early November. A casting call will be held on Sunday, November 2 and Monday, November 3 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Old Tucson’ s Stage 2 facility. The production is seeking paid, non-union actors for the new 10-part Western-set series as well as supporting cast and background players. All roles are compensated. Casting requirements: Longer hair and facial hair is a plus. Thin build men and women who look authentic to the mid to late 19th century. Contact: Amanda Powell at lhfwcasting@gmail.com to arrange an audition Appointment Date/Time. Walk ins welcome, appointments preferred. Location: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd. Park in main parking lot and follow signs to Stage 2.

 

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA, A Five week course at Access Tucson

 

From: Lisa Horner [mailto:lhorner@accesstucson.org]
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:48 PM
Subject: Please Post

 

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA

A Five week course at Access Tucson

Mondays 6-9 pm Nov 3-Dec 1, 2014
 

$150

 

DVD Copy of Work

This course will teach you how to make the camera your friend and ally. You will understand the language of film and TV and precisely your role in that language. You and the camera are telling stories. You are linked by this invisible thread.  You will know what the story and the director demand. But you will feel comfortable in the sacred space in front of the lens. You and the camera must develop a symbiotic relationship. Alone, neither can have meaning. But together….both can generate infinite meanings.


This workshop will be conducted by director/writer Rob Walker who brings the experience of over 100 productions in the theater and a 15 year career directing and producing television, principally for BBC TV. He won a BAFTA award for best Miniseries and also a Best Series Award from the Royal Television Society for four films called Blind Justice.

 

 

"It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing."
 - Morgan Freeman

 
Everybody can act. Every little kid can act. Your kitten can pretend there is a big bad mouse out there to be stalked….

No. Acting is incredibly difficult and complex. It requires truth, imagination, originality and hard work. Acting for the camera is a special, peculiar and demanding skill. The moving picture machine is only 120 years old. Yet it has made a new art of story-telling which is the most popular art form available to us today: movies.

 

We will understand film language. We will tackle texts and record them on digital cameras. We will move up to scenes drawn from famous films, from literature and from contemporary plays. The challenge will grow increasingly demanding.

You will come away with a new understanding of acting for the camera. You will develop a new weapon in your armory. You will bring to film and TV a deeper understanding of the art of story-telling on film.

The work of the workshop will be recorded and made available to you at home. You can then review your progress and learn and relearn what you have achieved.
 



--
Lisa Horner
Director
Access Tucson
Community Media
124 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85701

accesstucson.org

 

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Waypoint Theatre presents THE NEW MUSICAL COMEDY, CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES

Sent: Monday, August 4, 2014 8:23 PM
Subject: Waypoint Theatre presents THE NEW MUSICAL COMEDY, CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES

 

 

 

WAYPOINT THEATRE COMPANY WILL HAVE YOU LAUGHING

TILL YOUR SIDE DISH HURTS IN THE NEW MUSICAL COMEDY,

CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES

 

Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke with music and lyrics by Drew Jansen Inspired by the books of Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson,

authors of the best- selling book Growing Up Lutheran

 

                 

Friday, Oct. 24, 7:30pm, Saturday, Oct. 25, 3pm and Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3pm

 

Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind, Berger Performing Arts Center

1200 West Speedway (2 lights west of I-10, north side of Speedway) 

 

Hold onto your oven mitts and stay out of the kitchen! Church Basement Ladies is a musical celebration of the church basement kitchens everywhere and the wonderful, unsung women who work there.  Set in 1964-65, the show is a hilarious musical comedy and heartfelt reflection on the four women who tirelessly prepare the food and solve problems for the congregation at a rural Minnesota church.

 

The church basement ladies are portrayed by Waypoint Theatre regulars and include the elderly matriarch of the kitchen (Amy Lyons), a young bride-to-be (Sarah Carver and Choreographer), a jack-of-all-trades farmer’s wife (Waypoint’s Artistic Director, Melanie David), the best dressed cook in the church and Signe’s mother (Elizabeth von Isser) with the coffee-loving Pastor Gunderson (Wayne McKinley). Susan Wedel serves as the production’s Music Director. Church Basement Ladies is directed by Melanie David.

 

Together, these four “steel magnolias” of the church stave off potential disasters, share and debate recipes, instruct the young, and keep the pastor on due course as they cope with the changing world and changes within the church.  In the span of a year, they plan a record-breaking Christmas dinner, the funeral of a dear friend, a Hawaiian Easter fundraiser and a steaming hot July wedding feast.

 

Church Basement Ladies will be Waypoint’s first production in their new performance venue, Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind’s Berger Performing Arts Center, located at 1200 West Speedway, two lights west of I-10, and is directed by Waypoint’s Founder and Artistic Director, Melanie David.

 

Continued ….

 

 

 

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AND TICKET INFORMATION

         

Performances:  Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm

Doors open at 7pm

   $22 General Admission (adults, seniors or military)

   $16 per person, Groups 10 or more      

   $15 Students (12 – 22 years)

   $12 Children 5 -11 years)  

   Add $2 at the door per ticket**

 

Saturday, October 25 at 3pm

Doors open at 2:30pm

   $22 General Admission (adults, seniors or military)

   $16 per person, Groups 10 or more      

   $15 Students (12 – 22 years)

   $12 Children 5 -11 years)  

   Add $2 at the door per ticket**

 

Sunday, October 26 at 3pm

Doors open at 2:30pm

   $22 General Admission (adults, seniors or military)

   $16 per person, Groups 10 or more      

   $15 Students (12 – 22 years)

   $12 Children 5 -11 years)  

   Add $2 at the door per ticket**

 

 

In keeping with Waypoint’s tradition of giving back to the community of Tucson, they will be purchasing meat spaghetti sauces with boxes of spaghetti to benefit Tucson’s Interfaith Community Services’ Food Bank. 

 

More information contact the company’s website: http://www.waypoint-theatre.org/tickets

or call 520.742.9079.

 

Parking: Free, secure parking at the ASDB Berger Performing Arts Center

 

Wheelchair Accessibility:  The ASDB Berger Performing Arts Center is wheelchair accessible with limited wheelchair seating.  Please contact Waypoint Theatre in advance for your wheelchair needs to be accommodated by calling (520) 742-9079.

 

Show running time:  2 hours with one, 15 minute intermission. 

Please no babies or small children. This is a family friendly show appropriate for ages 5 and up.

 

Waypoint Theatre is southern Arizona’s faith-based, not-for-profit live theatre organization that seeks to produce professional quality, thought-provoking entertainment celebrating the joys and traditions of faith and family.

 

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The Rogue theatre presents Jerusalem

 

From: The Rogue Theatre [mailto:rogue@theroguetheatre.org]
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:33 AM
Subject: Jerusalem opens at The Rogue in 2 weeks!

 

 

 

Rogue theatre presents

Jerusalem

November 6-23, 2014

 

300 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ - 520-551-2053 

www.TheRogueTheatre.org

 


   

Today's youth and ancient giants

astride England's green and pleasant land.

 

Directed by Cynthia Meier

Musical Direction by Jake Sorgen

 

Production Sponsors: John & Joyce Ambruster


 

Buy tickets online at www.TheRogueTheatre.org

 or call 520-551-2053 


 

Free parking is available in our lot off Herbert Avenue

(the alley just east of the theatre)


 

Featuring Candace Bean, Gabrielle DeBrequet, Terry Erbe, Connor Foster, David Greenwood, Holly Griffith, Christopher Johnson, Ryan Parker Knox, Kathryn Kellner, Joseph McGrath, Sara Mirasola, David Morden, Gabe Morales and Nathan Oppenheimer

 

 

 

 

4-Play Season Ticket Packages

are now on sale!

See all four remaining 2014-15 Rogue Plays for 

just $120

See The Rogue's on-line box office for more details.

 

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Monday, October 20, 2014

THE GREAT AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE BEETLE-JUICED SPECIAL

 

From: The Great American Playhouse [mailto:info=gaplayhouse.com@mail78.atl51.rsgsv.net] On Behalf Of The Great American Playhouse
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2014 8:31 AM
Subject: GAP Beetle-Juiced Special

 

 

 

THE GREAT AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE BEETLE-JUICED SPECIAL!

BUY ONE, GET ONE HALF OFF SPECIAL!


YOU READ THAT RIGHT!  Thursday 10/23, Friday 10/24 AND Thursday 10/30!
 

Buy one Adult Ticket and get one half price.

Come see the show the Arizona Daily Star calls "a hoot!"
 
Call the Box Office to make your reservations.
(520)512-5145
 
Great American Playhouse
13005 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85739
 

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STUNNING "9 PARTS OF DESIRE"

By Chuck Graham, TucsonStage.com

 

photo by Ryan Fagan

Lori Hunt gives a tour de force performance playing nine roles at Live Theatre Workshop.

The horror and the defiance of extreme wartime combat is brilliantly captured by Lori Hunt at Live Theatre Workshop in a heart-breaking portrait laced with bitter humor of Iraqi women smothered in their own country by the ambitions of men with power.

 

Iraqi-American playwright Heather Raffo wrote “9 Parts of Desire” after spending several years living among women in Iraq between the two Gulf Wars to gather their stories.

 

That humor comes from the determination of these women to maintain some sense of dignity despite their helplessness at the hands of others. One of the saddest stories is told by the one who suffered the least physical pain.

 

She was an accomplishment artist who chose to survive by painting nude female figures – a subject of extreme shame in the eyes of this proper society. But the paintings brought happiness to influential men in her circle of society

 

The same society that thinks it appropriate for parents to slay their own daughters who dare to become pregnant outside of marriage.

 

Some of the stories contain such brutal details, it took remarkable courage as an actor for Hunt just to take on these roles, subjecting her own psyche to the agony of living the experiences in order to tell the stories.

 

Additionally, Hunt gives each of the nine women a different set of mannerisms. A long black scarf becomes a shawl or other items of clothing; her body language changes to suite a child, a defiant adolescent, a cynical sophisticate and others; her accent shifts from Middle Eastern to British to American and back again.

 

As a performance, Hunt onstage alone deserves every possible accolade, as well as a standing ovation after every performance. Her telling of these stories directly to the audience lifts acting to an entirely new and far more personal level.

 

It's guaranteed that some of the stories will stay in your head for a long time. The U.S. Government's refusal to allow any significant video coverage has made the current 13-year conflict a kid of ghost war. Consequently we don't really know anything about the people living in this interminable killing field without borders.

 

9 Parts of Desire” will change that forever.

 

For centuries Vietnam was a lovely tropical country, until aggressive communists filled the leadership vacuum created by the departing French.

 

Now history is repeating itself in the Middle East with Muslim fanatics wanting to replace iron-fisted despots, reinstating traditional religious values and centuries-old political loyalties.

 

Once again the essential beauty of a mystical place -- this time dating back, literally, to the beginning of civilization – is shattered by unimaginable cruelty as detailed by these nine women.

 

An ancient Muslim saying, we are told, holds that God created sexual desire in 10 parts and then gave nine parts to women.

 

What that means, exactly, can't be said for there are probably as many interpretations as there are Muslims.

 

Those nine parts aren't labeled in Raffo's play, but she finds many tragic expressions of frustrated, damaged and destroyed lives in developing each of these nine monologues.

 

"9 Parts of Desire” continues through Nov. 15 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 0.m. Sundays, at Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E Speedway Blvd. Tickets are $20 general admission, with discounts. All tickets the final Thursday before closing, $14. For details and reservations,  520-327-4242, or livetheatreworkshop.org

 

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Musical Mayhem Cabaret presents "Grr Argh!"

 

From: Musical Mayhem Cabaret [mailto:musicalmayhemcabaret@gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:28 PM
Subject: Musical Mayhem Cabaret presents "Grr Argh!"

 

Tucson's award winning musical comedy troupe MUSICAL MAYHEM CABARET is back with another brand new show celebrating our favorite holiday - join us for "Grr Argh!" It's 2 hours of adult themed hilarity with some of your favorite Halloween songs as well as songs from the Broadway musicals Evil Dead, Jekyll and Hyde, The Rocky Horror Show, The Addams Family, Wicked, Little Shop of Horrors, Batboy, Sweeney Todd, Young Frankenstein and more!

 

Sunday, October 26th 2014

Tickets are $7 (small service fee on debit/credit transactions) and can be purchased at the door.

Doors open: 6:30pm.

Showtime: 7:00pm. 

 

Unscrewed Theater

3244 East Speedway Blvd

- next to Fronimo's - parking and entrance in the back -

 

Special guest (and original MMC cast member) from LA, Nick Cianciotto! Special performances of songs from Once More With Feeling.

 

For more information please visit www.musicalmayhemcabaret.weebly.com or call 520-304-2007.

 

Performances by Donnie Cianciotto, Nick Cianciotto, Shaina DePascal, Clarissa DuBose, Kia Elise, Sarah Granados-Deal, Elliot Scott, Nicolette Shaffer-Filipi, Jordan Siebert, Aaron Singleton, Eric Smith, Dea Young-Smith & China Young.

 

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Santa Cruz Shoestring Players presents Run For Your Wife

-----Original Message-----
From: Susan Ford [mailto:golfkittylady@gmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2014 5:18 PM
Subject: Santa Cruz Shoestring Players publicity release...

Ray Cooney's "Run For Your Wife"

The Santa Cruz Shoestring Players begin their seventh season of shows with Ray Cooney's "Run For Your Wife" directed by Susan Voorhees and Whitney Woodcock. Opening night is November 7 at 7PM, followed by a champagne reception. The run continues Nov 8 & Nov 13-15 at 7PM. The only matinee performance will be presented on November 9 at 3:00PM.

This fast-moving and manic British comedy is recommended for mature audiences only. A London cab driver who has trouble saying "no" to women, ends up with two wives, two lives, one job, and a very tight schedule to keep! The play's action begins when a minor injury lands the cabbie "in hospital, " thus ruining his schedule completely.

All performances are at the Community Performance & Art Centre, 1259 W. Continental Road in Green Valley, AZ.

Tickets for reserved seating are $15 and $20 in advance: all tickets at the door are $20. For reservations and advance tickets call CPAC office at 520-399-1750.

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Audition Technique Course at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio for Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:25 PM
Subject: Announcement: Audition Technique Course at The Studio for Actors

 

Audition Technique

Script Breakdown

This is the foundation course for learning the important building blocks to great performance.  You’ll learn how to break down the script, how to analyze the character, how to play him/her, and most importantly how to mark the script in order to give a really great audition.  Throughout the course, you’ll have two or three auditions, and you’ll be given lots of information and insightful advice about how to handle the important few minutes before each audition.  This course is not just about auditioning - it’s also a great acting class.

6 consecutive Monday nights
6:30pm-8:30pm
Start on any Monday (but you must call first to sign up).
$50 per week

Call Anna Risley at (520) 881-2363 for more information or to sign up.

Don't worry if you have to miss one or even two classes during the series of six - we can easily book a make-up session outside of the evening class - The make-up would be a private session scheduled Monday through Saturday at 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, or 1:30 for $55.  Or you can take the entire course in private sessions at $55 per 1-hour session or $80 per 1½-hour session.


Also being offered:
Comedy Improv
Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar

Each of these classes is taught by Anna Risley at her Studio (The Studio for Actors), located on 6th Street, just off 4th Avenue.  Anna has 30 years of experience in film, television, voiceover, and stage acting.  To check out her resume, please visit http://www.the-studio-for-actors.com , or call her at (520) 881-2363 to sign up.

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

UApresents is offering discounted tickets

From Arizona Daily Star, http://tucson.com/entertainment/blogs/caliente-tuned-in/uapresents-offering-discounts-for-leno-giffords/article_d50f921e-5665-11e4-9875-cfcbe732a7b9.html

 

 

UApresents is offering discounted tickets to kick off its 2014-15 season next weekend.

 

• Enter offer code LENO50 to get $25 off certain seats for comedian Jay Leno's Oct. 25 show at Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. on the University of Arizona campus. The offer is good only for tickets purchased online.

 

• Get two tickets for the price of one to see former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly Oct. 26 when you enter the offer code TMN241online

 

 

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November 2014 Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio for Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:13 AM
Subject: Announcement: November 2014 Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar at The Studio for Actors

 

Radio and TV Voiceover Seminar

There is a lot of voice work here in Arizona, and if you're interested in how to get it and how this end of the business works - then this is the seminar for you.  We'll work with scripts and you'll receive a great deal of personal attention.

Choose from one of the following dates:

  • Saturday November 1, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday November 6, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday November 8, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday November 13, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday November 15, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday November 20, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday November 22, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday November 27, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday November 29, 1:00pm-2:30pm

The cost is $65 per person for the seminar.  Class size is limited to six.  To attend this seminar, you must sign up by calling Anna Risley at (520) 881-2363. 

Also being offered at The Studio for Actors:
Comedy Improv
Audition Technique

Each of these classes is taught by Anna Risley, B.A. at her Studio (The Studio for Actors), located on 6th Street, just off 4th Avenue.  Anna has 30 years of experience in film, television, voiceover, and stage acting.  To check out her resume, please visit The Studio for Actors website , or call her at (520) 881-2363 to sign up.

 

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