Friday, February 29, 2008

Tucson: Arcadia by Tom Stoppard at Beowulf Alley Theatre



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Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:33 PM
Subject: Press Release-Arcadia by Tom Stoppard at Beowulf Alley Theatre




Beowulf Alley Theatre Company Announces Its Production of Arcadia


(Tucson, AZ—February 28, 2008)— Beowulf Alley Theatre Company, 11 South 6th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701, announces the opening of Arcadia by Tom Stoppard on March 22, 2008 with performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon matinees at 1:30. There will be two preview performances on Thursday and Friday, March 20 and 21 at 7:30.

 In this ingenious play, directed by Dave Sewell, the scenes shift back and forth between the 19th century and the present. A marvelous story unfolds that addresses art, science, history, love, truth – and how they intersect. A varied and vastly entertaining cast of characters takes us on an amusing journey to explore a possible scandal involving the rakish poet, Lord Byron.  The cast includes Sophie Gibson-Rush, Gary McGaha, Brandon Pittman, Royce Sparks, Tom Bushee, Victoria McGee, Grant Wheeler, Chris Farishon, Rachel Morgan, Chax, David Dudley and Nathan Shaw.


Cost/Admission:       By phone or in person: General $19, Thrifty Thursdays $16, Preview only $10;

By Internet (Paypal): General $16.50; Thrifty Thursday $14; Preview only $10.


Ticket Information: All tickets are held at Will Call for pickup the night of the performance. Purchase tickets in advance online at, by phone at (520) 882-0555. The Box Office is staffed 45 minutes prior to performances only. There is a handling charge when using a debit/credit card. We will gladly exchange dates within individual productions with 24 hours’ notice at no charge. There are no refunds. 

 Parking: Theatergoers may park in the at city meters without charge Monday through Friday beginning at 5 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday. There is a city garage at 110 E Pennington, at the corner of Pennington and Scott, just 2 blocks from the theatre. Parking fees range from $2-$5, depending on day and period of use. 

 Sponsors: National Endowment for the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Tucson Pima Arts Council, the Janet S. Brunel Residuary Trust, Pastiche Modern Eatery and Hotel Congress Cup Café and produced by Special Arrangements with Samuel French, Inc.

Beowulf Alley Theatre Company is committed to enriching the community and enhancing appreciation of the arts through the production of innovative, invigorating theatre and theatrical education with the highest standards for acting and production.

Beowulf Alley has received critical acclaim for its productions, including seven MAC Award nominations. The company has presented over 200 performances to Tucson audiences since 2002 and has served hundreds of artists through its productions. The theatre also provides performance and rehearsal space for other Tucson theatre companies. For more information, log on to


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