Saturday, December 30, 2006

Tucson Catalina Players announces its 2007 Season

Close Ties by Elizabeth Diggs

Three generations of the Frye family come together on an August weekend at their summer home in the Berkshlres, where they must share a critical decision as their 84 year-old matriarch faces the anguish of encroaching old age. As the reunion gathers momentum, some members' long-smouldering resentments Ignite Into open hostility, while others experience a moving affirmation of enduring love and loyalty.

Show Dates: February 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 and March 2, 3, 4, 2007

America - Ojalá: A cultural trio

Hope, humor and heritage come together in a trio of cultural one-acts.

And Where was Pancho Villa when You Really Needed Him?
by local Tucsonan playwright Sylvia Wood
A satirical look at catastrophic effect of one teachers well-intended attempts to 'Americanize' a classroom of immigrant children.

Rowing to America
by Kitty Chent
Follow a young girl as she literally rows across the ocean to America amdist memories of her sister.

Dead Bolivians on a Raft
by Guillermo Reyes
A farce about an immigrant Mexican family whose playwright son wants to put his family in a play about immigrants.

Show Dates: April 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 & May 4, 5, 6

The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare

The Pope is scheduled to appear at Shea Stadium. Almost-songwriter, Artie, is married to Bananas but is in love with his girlfriend Bunny. He also has three nuns on his roof hoping to see the Pope's motorcade. It doesn't take very long for their lives to spill over with complications that cook this comedy to a boiling point of laughter!

Show Dates: August 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 2007

A Chorus Line

A stunning musical about a chorus audition for a Broadway musical. It tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show, and is a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration. It is a brilliantly complex fusion of dance, song and compellingly authentic drama. The show was instantly recognized as a classic.

Show Dates: November 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 2007

Tucson Theatre Announcements List
Archive and subscription information on

No comments: