August 25, 2009
For Immediate Release
Celebrate the opening of the new
300 E. University Boulevard, (520) 551-2053, www.TheRogueTheatre.org
at the Opening Night of
After a summer of renovation and fundraising (as well as some fun and frivolity along the way), The Rogue Theatre invites you to celebrate the opening of our new theatre in The Historic Y on the Opening Night of the first production of our 2009-2010 season, Animal Farm.
This festive evening will feature a pre-show party, as well as the chance to meet the playwright and the company of The Rogue Theatre. The schedule of events is as follows:
- 6:00 P.M.: Beverages and hors d'oeuvres from Delectables Restaurant & Catering on 4th Avenue, featuring music by Bill Ronstadt, Bill Martin and Mindy Ronstadt.
- 6:45 P.M.: Playwright Andrew Periale will welcome the audience with a few words about his adaptation.
- 7:15 P.M.: The Rogue Theatre's traditional musical pre-show.
- 7:30 P.M. : The performance of Animal Farm.
- A discussion with the cast, author and director follows the performance.
Tickets for the Grand Opening Night celebration are $50 and can be purchased online at www.TheRogue Theatre.org or by calling (520) 551-2053.
Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the theatre, off Herbert Avenue, on the east side of the building.
The production sponsor for Animal Farm is Norma Davenport.
Preview performance is Thursday, September 10; tickets for the preview are $18. Regular performances of Animal Farm will continue on Saturday, September 12 through Sunday, September 27. Curtain times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 P.M. and Sundays at 2:00 P.M. The Rogue's musical pre-show begins 15 minutes before all performances. Discussion with the cast, author, and director follows the performanceTickets are $24; tickets for all performances can be purchased online at TheRogueTheatre.org or by calling our box office at 520-551-2053. Thursdays, September 17 and September 24 are pay-what-you-will performances. Reservations are encouraged.
The Rogue Theatre's mission is to create the highest quality theatre possible;
challenging, stretching, and invigorating our community.
LANGUAGE by placing primary value on quality language and literature;
ENSEMBLE by developing performers who seek continuous improvement and creating an academy for training ourselves and emerging theatre artists;
CHALLENGING IDEAS by presenting plays which offer complex and provocative points of view
related to important social, political, and personal issues.
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