Friday, August 26, 2016

APCOT THEATER: Cinderella to benefit HopeKids Organization.

 

From: Sheldon Metz [mailto:thedrektor@gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2016 9:21 AM
Subject: Cinderella to benefit HopeKids Organization.

 

 

Premiere Performance of Cinderella a Benefit for HopeKids of Tucson



The Tucson Alliance of Dramatic Artists and Alliance Performance Center of Tucson are please to announce that the Premiere Performance of Cinderella will be performed for the benefit of HopeKids Organization of Arizona. This special performance will take place Saturday, September 10, at 11:00 a. m. at the APCOT THEATER, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road at Bear Canyon. For more information about HopeKids call (480) 282-3011. 

 

www.HopeKids.org

 

A portion of all ticket proceeds for the run of Cinderella will go to  benefit HopeKids

 

 

For tickets to Cinderella, which runs Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 

September 10,17 and 24, www.brownpapertickets.com or call (800)-838-3006. 

Admission is $12 or Free for Special Needs Children or those under 5-years of age. 

 

Tickets for the September 10 -11:00 a.m. performance ONLY, may be purchased at brownpapertickets.com OR through HopeKids, at (480)- 201-7396.

 

The non-profit HopeKids grants special wishes to children facing life threatening illness in Arizona. Includes pictures, newsletter, testimonials, events, and donation information. This incredible organization provides ongoing events & activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. They surround these remarkable children and their families with the message that hope can be a powerful medicine. 

We could not do what we do every day without the generous support of so many generous individuals, foundations, organizations, and businesses. 

 

HopeKids motto is Restoring Hope. Transforming Lives.

 

We have a number of ways for you to get involved and help provide hope!

Pray – Join our team of prayer warriors.

Volunteer – Want to give us a helping hand?

In-Kind Donations – Donations in-kind are a critical part of our program.

Financial Contributions – Help support us financially.

 

HopeKids volunteers will be there to discuss their programs following the show. 



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The Community Players Announces Change Of Opening Date for "Real Women Have Curves"

 

From: S B [mailto:srs1113@live.com]
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2016 8:26 AM
Subject: Press release

 

                             Press Release

 

      The Community Players Announce Change Of Opening Date

Tucson, AZ - The Community Players, Tucson's Premier Community Theatre Company,

announced today that they are changing the opening date of their upcoming production of

Josefina Lopez's play Real Women Have Curves.  "The change in dates is unfortunate 

and not something we like to do," said Scott Berg, President of the board, "there are

a lot of factors to consider when making that decision."  The need to re-schedule was 

prompted by an unfortunate back injury suffered by one of the cast members.  

Because of this injury, and recommendations from her doctor, the cast member decided 

it best to follow doctors orders, thus, the need to re-cast.  "Absolutely, her health

is by far the most important thing," adds Berg, "we can only hope she has a speedy recovery 

and will be back gracing Tucson stages sometime very soon."

 

The search for a replacement has been successful with the new actress having started

rehearsals this week.  Because of the short amount of time between now and the 

original opening date, the board has decided to move the opening date from September

9th, 2016 to September 15th, 2016.  This will give everyone time to adjust to someone

new and allow time for the new actress to adequately prepare.  

 

The  board also decided to add shows on both Thursday the 15 and Thursday the 22nd 

since the company couldn't extend the run to match the delay at the beginning due to 

a rental commitment to another group.

 

Real Women Have Curves will open Thursday, September 15th and run through Sunday 

September 25, with shows on Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays 

at 2:00pm.  For reservations call 520-887-6239.  The Community Playhouse is located 

at 1881 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85705.  From Grant Road head south on Oracle, turn 

right onto Plata, go one block to 13th Ave and turn left.  Go about a half block and pull 

into the gated parking lot.  Entrance to the theatre is off the parking lot through the 

green door.  Tickets are $10.00.

 

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Tucson's Shakespeare in the Park presents Romeo & Juliet

Tucson's Shakespeare in the Park presents Romeo & Juliet

 

September 16 – September 29

Sep 16 at 7 PM to Sep 29 at 10 PM

 

The timeless tale of Romeo & Juliet comes to Tucson!
Sept 16-18, 22-25 & 29 - Oct 2.
1000 North Tucson Blvd. Himmel Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 
Bring a blanket or lawnchair.
Sugested Donation $5
All proceeds benefit the El Rio Theater Project
Directed by Michael Givens

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1005116892939533/

 

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Sons of Orpheus – The Male Choir of Tucson recruiting new members

 

From: Darwin W. Hall [mailto:darwinner@earthlink.net]
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:20 PM
Subject: Sons of Orpheus recruiting new members

 

Calling All Men!  Sons of Orpheus – The Male Choir of Tucson, Tucson's Official Ambassadors of Song, is now recruiting new members for our 26th Season of providing quality and fun choral music for Tucson and Southern Arizona.  We are seeking men of all ages, backgrounds, voices and singing ability to become a part of this internationally acclaimed choir. 

 

Under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director, Prof. Grayson Hirst, we perform up to 25 concert each season; including fundraisers for the Community Food Bank at Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind (ASDB), San Xavier Mission and Knight of Columbus; in service concerts for Veterans Day at the VA Hospital, Memorial Day at East Lawn Cemetery, TMC Hospice and Homicide Survivors.

Our repertoire ranges from sacred music to sea ditties, and from opera choruses to cowboy classics.  We also support and encourage talented college and high school vocalists and instrumentalists who perform with us.

We rehearse Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Building, 5770 E Pima St (between Craycroft and Wilmot). 

For more information check our website:  www.sonsoforpheus.org, email:  contact1@sonsoforpheus.org or call: 520-484-3743. Contact us now and Let's Get Singing!!!

 

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Desi Moreno-Penson's "Beige" Wins Arizona Theatre Company's 21st Annual National Latino Playwriting Award

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DESI MORENO-PENSON'S "BEIGE" WINS ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY'S 2016 NATIONAL LATINO PLAYWRITING AWARD

 

Media Contact: Steve Carr, The Kur Carr Group, Inc., (602) 317-3040; scarr51@gmail.com

 

TUCSON/PHOENIX, Ariz. (Aug. 25, 2016) – Desi Moreno-Penson's Beige has been named the winner of Arizona Theatre Company's 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award, and the recipient of the $1000 prize.

 

The National Latino Playwriting Award was established by Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director David Ira Goldstein and Playwright-in-Residence Elaine Romero to create a greater awareness of the work being done by Latina/o playwrights across the nation. This is the 21st year of the contest.

 

A surreal tale of self-identity and the sometimes schizophrenic effects of post-colonialism, Beige is set in 2001, after the tragedy of 9/11, and tells the story of Soledad Iglesias, a Nuyorican journalist who finds herself caught between the reality of her Jewish fiancée and the ideals of the Puerto Rican Nationalist, Lolita Lebron. Existing at the crossroads of history, reality, and cultural imagination, Beige is a cautionary tale of race, Puerto Rican politics, and love.

 

ATC Playwright-in-Residence Elaine Romero says, "Beige masterfully brings forth the clash between a woman's sense of Puerto Rican nationalism and the love of her life, who does not neatly fit into her personal narrative. Recently, the conversation about Puerto Rican identity politics has reached new heights. This complex rendering, and clear fusion of character and politics, makes Beige perfectly timed to receive this honor." ATC Literary Manager Katherine Monberg adds, "We were thrilled by the theatricality, the depth, and the vibrancy of Desi's voice and the unique coalescence of immediacy and timelessness in Beige that speaks to an incredibly powerful story and storyteller."

 

Desi Moreno-Penson is a New York-based playwright and actor. Her plays have been developed and/or produced at Ensemble Studio Theater, New Georges, INTAR, Henry Street Settlement, Perishable Theater (Providence, RI), SPF-Summer Play Festival, The Downtown Urban Theater Festival @the Cherry Lane, and Urban Theatre Company (Chicago), among others. Her play Beige is a finalist in the 2016 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and another play Comida de Puta (F%&king Lousy Food) was a finalist for the 2014 O'Neill NPC, received Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List, and was produced by MultiStages Theater Company. She was also a semifinalist for the 2007 Princess Grace Award for her play, Devil Land. Her plays Ghost Light, Devil Land, Lazarus Disposed, and 3 to a Session: A Monster's Tale are published by Broadway Play Publishing and her ten-minute play Spirit Sex was selected for the short plays anthology "Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2010," published by Smith and Kraus. Ms. Moreno-Penson is represented by Bruce Ostler at Bret Adams Ltd.

 

The finalists for the 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award are Georgina Escobar's Sweep and Augusto Federico Amador's Atacama.

 

Sweep by is a femme spec evo story that follows two sisters and hit women of the multi-verse whose initial snafu with Adam and Eve catches up with them lifetimes later. Fighting for a last chance to reset humanity's imperfect patterns, they hunt their targets from biblical times to the modern day in order to accelerate humanity's collective evolution. Georgina Escobar's credits include: Sweep (Lincoln Center Theatre's Directors Lab 2016), The Unbearable Likeness of JONES (Dixon Place), Wayfoot (originated at the O'Neill National Puppetry Conference, 2014), The Ruin (Words Afire, 2011), and Firerock: Pass the Spark (Lensic, 2012). She is the recipient of the Kennedy Center's National Theatre for Young Audiences Award for Ash Tree (Duke City Repertory, ASSITEJ Festival), and is the founder of Fourth Wall/One Blue Cat Productions and a Steering Committee Member for the Latina/o Theatre Commons. www.georginaescobar.com

 

Atacama is placed 30 years after the dirty wars waged by the General Pinochet regime on the Chilean people. Two strangers: a mother and father, search the Atacama Desert for their buried loved ones and discover that there are darker truths awaiting them underneath the hard sands of the Atacama. Augusto Federico Amador was born and raised in Silicon Valley, CA and is the son of a Peruvian composer and an Austrian chef.  Previously, he was a playwriting fellow at the Public Theater in NY. Atacama  was developed through the Center Theater Group/The Humanitas Prize in Los Angeles, CA and is part of his Latin American dictator play trilogy which includes Kissing Che and The Book of Leonidas, both of which are published in the Proscenium Theater Journal. Atacama is a semifinalist for the 2016 Princess Grace Award, and Mr. Amador's latest screenplay, Ratcatcher, placed in the 2015 Top 50 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Screenplays and begins film production in January 2017.

 

Previous winners of the National Latino Playwriting Award have been finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, featured at the Humana Festival and at regional theaters across the country. Recent winner The River Bride by Marisela Treviño Orta will be produced as part of ATC's current 50th Anniversary Season. Edwin Sànchez's La Bella Familia, Michael Mejias's Ghetto Babylon, Caridad Svich's Spark, and Kristiana Colón's Octagon were given staged readings in ATC's Café Bohemia new play reading series as part of the award. Other past recipients include Matthew Paul Olmos, Kristoffer Diaz, Carlos Murillo, Luis Alfaro, Octavio Solis, Raul Garza and Karen ZacarÍas. Felix Pire's winning play The Origins of Happiness in Latin was previously produced by ATC.

 

The 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award is supported by an Art Works grant from the National Endowment of the Arts as part of the Voices of a New America company-wide initiative.

 

Submissions for 2017 National Latino Playwriting Award Being Accepted

 

Submissions for the 2017 National Latino Playwriting Award are now open. Latino playwrights residing in the United States, its territories or Mexico are encouraged to submit scripts for the award. Each script will be read and evaluated by a culturally diverse panel of theatre artists; finalists will be judged by ATC artistic staff.

 

Submission Procedure

 

We respectfully ask that you adhere to the following application requirements:

 

Submit a single script via U.S. mail and email. Scripts must be postmarked by December 31, 2016.

 

Please include a title page on the script that includes the play's title, the author's name, and contact information (including a phone number, mailing address and email).

 

Include a cover letter of no more than one page, describing the play's developmental history, and how the play fits into the playwright's broader career trajectory.

 

Submit manuscripts to:

National Latino Playwriting Award

ATTN: Katherine Monberg, Literary Manager

Arizona Theatre Company

343 S. Scott Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

AND

kmonberg@arizonatheatre.org.

 

Eligibility

 

The award is open to all Latino playwrights currently residing in the United States, its territories, or Mexico.

 

Scripts may be in English, English and Spanish, or solely in Spanish. (Spanish-language and bilingual scripts must be accompanied by an English translation.)

           

Plays must be unpublished and professionally unproduced at the time of submission.

 

Full-length and one-act plays (minimum length: 50 pages) on any subject will be accepted.

 

Scripts

 

The physical scripts become the property of Arizona Theatre Company and will not be returned. In this case, "property" means the physical property of the theatre, not the intellectual property or any rights to the play.

 

The winner will be notified by August 1, 2017.

 

For more information contact Katherine Monberg, ATC Literary Manager (520) 884-8210 x 7508 or kmonberg@arizonatheatre.org.

 

About Arizona Theatre Company:

Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season, Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) boasts the largest subscriber base of any performing arts organization in Arizona, with more than 130,000 people each year attending performances at the historic Temple of Music and Art in Tucson, and the elegant Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix. Each season of carefully selected productions reflects the rich variety of world drama – from classic to contemporary plays, from musicals to new works, as audiences enjoy a rich emotional experience that can only be captured through live theatre. Touching lives through the power of theatre, ATC is the preeminent professional theatre in the state of Arizona. Under the direction of Artistic Director David Ira Goldstein. ATC operates in two cities – unlike any other League of Resident Theatres (LORT) company in the country.

 

 

CORRECTION: Tucson Community Theater Company premier performance and Grand Opening

CORRECTION: The Grand Opening is on Sept 14, not Sept 16 as in the previous post.

 

From: The Tucson Community Theater Company [mailto:info@tucsoncommunitytheater.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:48 AM
Subject: Regarding our theater opening, Bill.

 

The Tucson Community Theater Company

 

The Tucson Community Theater Company launches its premier performance and Grand Opening night this September 14th at 6:30 pm with "The New American Candidate."  The play runs after opening night for three weeks. TTCTC is five years in the making, and what really sets the theater apart is that every play produced is by 100% local talent, including the writing. The company also makes sure that the younger generation have equal presence in all aspects of our productions to build future audiences.

 

The first production is "The New American Candidate," a perfectly timely fit for the political season.  Written and starring Patrick James Carson, the play, in hilarious, dramatic and captivating style, follows 93 year old presidential candidate Jonathan Parker as he not only chronicles the history of democracy leading to our current political 

climate, he eventually suggests the one single answer that we all so desperately seek . . . or do we?

 

Mr. Carson's screenplay "Elevator," was recently adapted to the upcoming film, "Nine-Eleven," starring Whoopie Goldberg and Charlie Sheen.  "Elevator" was also produced as a play and performed for a 5 day run on the tenth anniversary of 9/11 at the Proscenium Theater at Pima College's Center of the Arts.  

 

Dates and showtimes:

Sept 14th, 6:30pm (opening night celebration); Sept 15th-17th at 7pm;  Sept 18th at 2pm; Sept 22-24th at 7pm; Sept 25th at 2pm, Sept 28-30th at 7pm.

 

 

The Tucson Community Theater Company is incredibly pleased to be hosting our Grand Opening and first play run at the GLH Hotel 14,000 square feet Events Center Building (formerly Luxe Resort). The management has offered a partnership that allows us to use nearly all proceeds--for the entire first three week run--to raise money for a new permanent building.  Please purchase a ticket (or two) and help us find a new home! And enjoy our show! 

 

GLH SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER

(BUILDING BEHIND HOTEL)

1365 W GRANT RD, TUCSON, AZ 85745

 

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The Tucson Community Theater Company premier performance and Grand Opening

 

From: The Tucson Community Theater Company [mailto:info@tucsoncommunitytheater.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:48 AM
Subject: Regarding our theater opening, Bill.

 

The Tucson Community Theater Company

 

The Tucson Community Theater Company launches it's premier performance and Grand Opening night this September 16th at 6:30 pm with "The New American Candidate."  The play runs after opening night for three weeks. TTCTC is five years in the making, and what really sets the theater apart is that every play produced is by 100% local talent, including the writing. The company also makes sure that the younger generation have equal presence in all aspects of our productions to build future audiences.

 

The first production is "The New American Candidate," a perfectly timely fit for the political season.  Written and starring Patrick James Carson, the play, in hilarious, dramatic and captivating style, follows 93 year old presidential candidate Jonathan Parker as he not only chronicles the history of of democracy leading to our current political 

climate, he eventually suggests the one single answer that we all so desperately seek . . . or do we?

 

Mr. Carson's screenplay "Elevator," was recently adapted to the upcoming film, "Nine-Eleven," starring Whoopie Goldberg and Charlie Sheen.  "Elevator" was also produced as a play and performed for a 5 day run on the tenth anniversary of 9/11 at the Proscenium Theater at Pima College's Center of the Arts.  

 

Dates and showtimes:

Sept 14th, 6:30pm (opening night celebration); Sept 15th-17th at 7pm;  Sept 18th at 2pm; Sept 22-24th at 7pm; Sept 25th at 2pm, Sept 28-30th at 7pm.

 

 

The Tucson Community Theater Company is incredibly pleased to be hosting our Grand Opening and first play run at the GLH Hotel 14,000 square feet Events Center Building (formerly Luxe Resort). The management has offered a partnership that allows us to use nearly all proceeds--for the entire first three week run--to raise money for a new permanent building.  Please purchase a ticket (or two) and help us find a new home! And enjoy our show! 

 

GLH SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER

(BUILDING BEHIND HOTEL)

1365 W GRANT RD, TUCSON, AZ 85745

 

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Tucson Fringe Theater Festival: Apply Now for 2017! 

 

From: tucsonfringe@gmail.com
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:27 AM
Subject: Apply Now for 2017! 

 

Applications open today for Tucson Fringe 2017!

http://www.tucsonfringe.org/apply-to-perform

 

 

Tucson Fringe Theater Festival

Calling all performers! One more week to apply!
7 more days to apply to participate in the next Tucson Fringe Festival!

We want you for our next fest! Tucson Fringe is an unjuried, uncensored, performance arts festival. This year's Festival dates are January 13-15, 2017. 

APPLY ONLINE NOW. Applications close September 1, 2016.

For more information please email us at tucsonfringe@gmail.com!

http://www.tucsonfringe.org/

 

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Circus Academy of Tucson: workshops and events

 

From: Katherine Tesch [mailto:info@circusacademytucson.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:09 AM
Subject: Circus Classes Have Started!!!

 

Circus Academy of Tucson

http://circusacademytucson.com/

 

Classes began last Monday, so its still a great time to join for the semester! If you aren't back in town yet or not quite ready to start, remember we take drop ins throughout the semester so it is never too late to get started!

 

We have some upcoming events!

 

Acro Workshop with Serena and Andre! 

Sunday, September 11th. All levels 4:30, Advanced 6:30. Email me to RSVP. $20 for adults, $15 for kids. 

 

Family Circus Saturday!

September 17th. 5:00-6:30. $5 a person or $20 for families of 4 or more. 

 

Winter Advanced Circus Show

December 17th. Any student wishing to participate should ask me for details and an application after Sept. 10th. Application is due October 22nd. 

 

As always, feel free to reach out with any questions and we'll see you all in class soon!!!

 

email: info@circusacademytucson.com
phone: 
(928) 814 -9637

 

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Comedy Playhouse - New Shows, New Dates

 

From: thecomedyplayhouse@gmail.com
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:12 PM
Subject: New Shows, New Dates

 

The Comedy Playhouse

 

Come for the fun of it!!

 

 

Don't forget!!  There are still three weekends left to see the Playhouse's production of James Gooden's farcical play, Upton Abbey!  The Uptons are a British family with all sorts of problems.  How can Giles, the new butler, help solve them all?  Will Delphine ever get to practice her bandages?  Will George be able to write a poem?  Will Lady Felicity ever make contact with the spirits in their house?  Bring a friend and find out! 

Remember, you can make your reservations by calling 520-237-9310 or emailing us at thecomedyplayhouse@gmail.com

 

 

 

Simply Austentatious

Jane Austen was a novelist whose books are now lauded for their interpretations and critiques of the English gentry in the early 1800s.  In particular, Austen's works consistently examine the roles of women and their dependence on marriage for social status and financial stability.  Her novels have been adapted into movies and TV miniseries.  

 

The Comedy Playhouse is proud to present Simply Austentatious, a reader's theater crafted by Kristen Keck.  This adaptation will feature short synopses and dialogue from Austen's popular stories, like Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma.  If you or someone you know loves Jane Austen, this reader's theater is for you!  
This show will run from September 16 through October 2.  Join us for "tea and biscuits" and a whole lot of Jane Austen!   

 

 

 

Murder on Vampire Island, or; Fangs for the Memories

 

From the pen of Pere Summers, The Comedy Playhouse is delighted to bring you Murder on Vampire Island, or; Fangs for the Memories. 
A group of washed up actors gather on Vampire Island once again to perform- entertaining summer guests with a week-long Transylvania experience.  As their egos and tempers clash, and newcomers James and Emily try to find their places amongst the seasoned actors, the unthinkable happens; a gruesome murder! 
Stranded on the island in a rough storm, how will the actors deal with the murder?  Who committed this crime?  Will the show go on? 

This performance will take place from October 7 until November 6. 

 

 

The Comedy Playhouse

3620 N. 1st Ave

Tucson, Az 85719



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FST! Presents: "Bad Reputation"

 

FST! Presents: "Bad Reputation"
September 7, 2016
The Flycatcher 
340 E 6th St  Tucson, AZ 85705

http://www.fstorytellers.com/?diffydate=1471928164


Next story submission:
August 24th, 2016
5:00 pm


We want to hear your story!
FST! has featured more than 70 unique storytellers, many of whom never told a story onstage before. We are always excited to welcome newcomers! Women and transgender folks of all ages, sizes, ethnicities and abilities are welcome to submit their stories.

Ask a Storyteller:
Email storytelling@fstorytellers.com if you have any questions, or send us your FST! story idea or work-in-progress for an upcoming prompt if you would like feedback from an experienced FST! storyteller before our submission deadline.


Contact

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Monday, August 22, 2016

SEE BILL EPSTEIN'S SHOW HEADING FOR BROADWAY

By Chuck Graham, TucsonStage.com

 

Bill Epstein in uniform for the game called life.

How many of us get to fulfill a life-long dream? Now you can count retired University of Arizona professor of English Bill Epstein among them. This scholar, actor and playwright is giving at least two Broadway performances of his full-length autobiographical play, “My Life in Sports.”

Now you can be a part of Epstein's adventure, as well. To prepare for his debut on Broadway, the writer/actor is giving three preview performances of “My Life in Sports” on Aug. 26-28 as a fund raiser for the fledgling APCOT Theatre, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road.

“All of the box office income, except expenses, which are very minimal, will go to APCOT. I'm happy to have this opportunity,” said Epstein. “For me, it's like an out-of-town warm-up.”

The play is a single-hander, staged theatrically so it is more than a monologue, that was warmly received last August in two weekends of local performances at Live Theatre Workshop. Sabian Trout was the director.

It is a tale both bitter and sweet – of a boy growing up playing sports, and after intermission, of a grown man leaving one woman to find his heart's love with another. In recounting these experiences, Epstein finds great depth in the sports metaphors that play poetic roles in making sense of his life.

“My first show in New York, on Sept. 24, is already sold out,” said Epstein, adding that he has lots of friends and relatives back East. “So they gave me a second show. As long as I keep selling out, they will give me another show.”

His performances are a part of the seventh annual United Solo Festival, billed as “the world's largest solo theater festival,” running through Nov. 20 at Theatre Row, 410 W. 42ndSt., in the heart of Manhattan's theater district and Times Square.

“The festival gets thousands of applicants every year,” Epstein said. “Applying is a very elaborate process. I was among the 120 that were accepted.

“For me, this success is sufficient. All I ever wanted was to be on Broadway, and now I am, the real Broadway.”

Catch Epstein's three-performance out-of-town warm-up and fund raiser at APCOT Theatre, 8892 E. Tanque Verde Road (at the Bear Canyon Road intersection). Running time is approximately two hours.

Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Aug. 26-27), 2:30 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 28). All tickets are $25. For information and reservations, call Brown Paper Tickets, 1-800-838-3006.

 

Community Players: ACTRESS NEEDED - Real Women Have Curves

 

From: Edward Diaz [mailto:eddiaz88@msn.com]
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2016 4:52 PM
Subject: NOTICE-ACTRESS NEEDED-Real Women Have Curves

 

NOTICE: ACTRESS NEEDED-REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

 

 

 

The Tucson Community Player’s first show of the 2016-17 season, Real Women Have Curves by Josefina Lopez, is looking for an actress to fill the role of CARMEN immediately. Unfortunately, due to illness, the actress cast as CARMEN in unable to complete the show.

The show opens September 9th, 2016 and runs Friday, Saturday & Sunday through September 25th. Performance times are Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2 PM. Call is 1 hour prior to show.

Character description:

 

CARMEN- of Mexican descent, 48, a short, large woman, mother of ANA and ESTELA. She has a talent for storytelling.

NOTE: There is a scene in the show where the women are required to undress, to varying degrees, revealing some of their undergarments.

Interested please submit a headshot and resume to Eddie Diaz at: eddiaz88@msn.com  or call 510-256-9784

 

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Singer Songwriter Series COMPETITION at APCOT

 

From: Lawrence Fuller [mailto:roadrunnertheatre@gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2016 9:27 AM
Subject: Singer Songwriter Series at APCOT

 

Roadrunner Theatre Company

presents

 

Singer/Songwriter Series

COMPETITION

 

Ages 16 to 160

 

Wednesday Evenings 6:30pm to 9pm

September 14, 28, October 12, 26, and November 9

 

Playoffs for Favorite on November 30

 

No Entry Fee!   •   Limited Space!

 

Judges

 

BOBBY RICH AND CREW

from The Morning Mix 94.9MIXfm

MARI HERRARAS

from Tucson Weekly

CATHY BURCH

from Arizona Daily Star

 

Audience Attendance tickets are $12 at the door

 

To sign up and get more info, call KARL at

520-904-0857

"Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature."

Eric Hoffer

 

Lawrence J. Fuller

Marketing Director

 

Roadrunner Theatre Company

8892 E. Tanque Verde Road

Tucson, AZ 85749

520-834-7884 - Theater

 

Alliance Performance Center of Tucson (APCOT)

8892 E. Tanque Verde at Bear Canyon

 

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Tucson Theatre Announcements List

Subscription information at TucsonStage.com

 

 

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Gaslight Theatre: The Music of The Blues Brothers on Sept. 5, 3PM & 7PM!

The Music of The Blues Brothers

Featuring Gaslight favorites Charlie Hall & Mike Yarema!

 

  Playing to sold-out houses all over the country, this production salutes Chicago's own blues-loving rabble-rousers: The Blues Brothers! You'll be dancing in the aisles to such favorites as "Soul Man," "Sweet Home Chicago," "Rubber Biscuit," "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love" and many more!

Monday, Sept., 5
3PM & 7PM shows!

The Gaslight Theatre
7010 E. Broadway Blvd.

Box office: #520-886-9428

www.TheGaslightTheatre.com