Monday, January 31, 2011



From: Ina Shivack []
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 9:56 PM


Opening Weekend Special Offer
for the Theatre Community

Over The River and Through the Woods

Festival Repertory Theatre presents Joe DiPietro's hilarious and
touching Over the River and Through the Woods, directed by
Adele Furman, at the Cabaret Theatre of the Temple of Music
and Art, 330 S. Scott Avenue.  The show opens February 4th
and runs through February 20th, with performances on Fridays
and Saturdays at 7:30 and Sundays at 3 P.M.

Regular ticket prices are $18; Seniors/Students $15     
Mention this e-mail and see a performance on Feb 4 - 6 for $10

Over The River and Through the Woods  tells the story of a tight-knit
Italian-American family from New Jersey and the outrageous lengths
to which four loving but exasperating grandparents will go to keep
their darling grandson from moving across the country for a great
job promotion.  Their frantic efforts include a foray into matchmaking,
with mixed, and very interesting, results.

The cast includes:  Alan Peter Crombie, Don Holliday, Elin Brown,
Stan Stein, Ina Shivack and Whitney Morgan.

Tickets are available at the door or by reservation at 529-3829.

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Tucson: Casting Catll, Three (3) Male actors for short film

-----Original Message-----
From: Colin Landon []
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 9:00 PM
Subject: Short Film Cast Needed


Three (3) Male actors 19-24 Year Olds needed for 3-4 minute short film to be
submitted to a Short Film Festival in Washington State.

One African-American male.

Two Caucasian males.

This short film is highlighting a liquor pick up gone bad in a car and aims
to shed light on racial tensions that exist in society.

-Film is being produced by U of A Media Arts producing student and directed
by U of A BFA student.-

Principle Photography will take place during the course of one evenings work
(4-6 hours). Schedule is not in stone, but late March-April is likely to be
when PP will take place.

--No monetary reimbursement.--

Location: Tucson, Arizona

Please enquire by email to:

Head shots and resume encouraged.

Thank You.

Colin Landon
University of Arizona
School of Theatre Film and Television-
Film Producing
Business Administration

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Tucson: Call for Play Submissions, OUT TO LUNCH THEATRE At Beowulf Alley Theatre


From: Beth Dell []
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 10:15 PM
Subject: Please send






At Beowulf Alley Theatre

Announces Call for Play Submissions


(Tucson, AZ) Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue, announced a call for March play submissions for it Out to Lunch Theatre program. Submissions are due via e-mail by midnight, February 15, 2011. The theme for the March plays is “Beware the Ides of March.”

The guidelines for submissions are:


10-15 Minute Play

Maximum THREE Characters

Set in a Heaven, Hell or Purgatory

Submit via Email by MIDNIGHT, March 15 to: and


Selected playwrights will be notified via email. The production run for IDES OF MARCH is Fridays, 12:15 p.m., March 11-25, 2011.



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Tucson: Casting Call - Lead Actor and Bit Parts for Short Student Film


From: Rory J ORear []
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 6:14 PM
Subject: Seeking Lead Actor and Bit Parts for Short Student Film



Caucasian Male, late twenties to late thirties. This is a short student film for the University of Arizona Media Arts BFA, and will be shown at the Loft at the end of the year to a sizable crowd.


It is a short absurdist comedy/art film. The lead role is that of a man at a wedding having a frustrating conversation with God while the wedding slowly turns into a religious cult ritual.


We are also looking for people to play bit roles as Groomsmen, Maids of Honor, and wedding guests.


Shooting will commence over the course of two to three days. Though dates are tentative, it will be sometime between Feb. 25th and March 20th.


Location: Tucson, Arizona.


No Payment.


Please send head shots and resume (you will not be considered without both) and I will send you a script.




Please contact:


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Tucson: LTW presents THE DINNER PARTY by Neil Simon



From: Christopher Johnson []
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 5:35 PM
Subject: LTW presents THE DINNER PARTY by Neil Simon



Live Theatre Workshop Proudly Presents


By Neil Simon

Directed by Sabian Trout

Featuring Eric Anson, Shanna Brock, Maxine Gillespie,

Susan Kovitz, Cliff Madison and Rick Shipman


February 17 - March 20, 2011

Preview Performances: February 17 and 18 at 7:30 PM

Opening Night Performance: Saturday, February 19 at 7:30 PM

Performances: Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM with Sunday Matinees at 3:00 PM

Preview Tickets: $12 | Regular Tickets: $18 with discounts available

Running time: 90 minutes with no intermission


To make your reservation call (520) 327-4242

For more information go to

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP - 5317 E. Speedway | Tucson, AZ 85712

Located on the North side of Speedway between Rosemont and Craycroft

Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.


Neil Simon's THE DINNER PARTY concerns three formerly married couples who meet for a très sophistiqué evening at a Paris restaurant: Claude and Mariette, whose shared passion for literature outweighed their passion for each other; Andre and Gabrielle, whose sexual rapport wasn't enough to keep Andre faithful; and Albert and Yvonne, whose obsessive devotion to one another eventually resulted in them getting divorced - twice. Though seemingly invited by the gentlemen's attorney, the first guests to arrive quickly discover that their host is nowhere on the premises - a phone call to the lawyer reveals that he has no idea who gathered them together, nor why they've gathered together. In this humorous yet profound examination of marriage, the group speculates wildly about their conspicuously absent host, the apparent secrecy regarding the invitation, and the party’s true purpose.


“A blizzard of one liners.... The audience can bank on some good laughs.”

-The New York Daily News


“Frequently hilarious...An invitation you'll be glad you accepted.”

-The New York Post



Neil Simon was born in the Bronx on the Fourth of July in 1927. After a brief military service at the end of World War II, he began writing for radio and television. His first play was COME BLOW YOUR HORN (1961), followed by the book of the musical LITTLE ME (1962). Other plays include: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (1963); THE ODD COUPLE (1965); THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL (1966); PLAZA SUITE (1968); LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS (1969); THE GINGERBREAD LADY (1970); THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE (1971); THE SUNSHINE BOYS (1972); THE GOOD DOCTOR (1973); GOD'S FAVORITE (1974); CALIFORNIA SUITE (1976); CHAPTER TWO (1977); I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES (1980); FOOLS (1981); BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS (1983); BILOXI BLUES (1985); BROADWAY BOUND (1986); RUMORS (1988); LOST IN YONKERS (1991); JAKE'S WOMEN (1992); LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR (1993) and LONDON SUITE (1994). He has written the books for the musicals SWEET CHARITY; PROMISES, PROMISES; THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG and THE GOODBYE GIRL. Besides adapting several of his plays for the movies, he has written the screenplays for THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS; THE HEARTBREAK KID; MURDER BY DEATH; THE CHEAP DETECTIVE; SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES; ONLY WHEN I LAUGH; MAX DUGAN RETURNS; THE SLUGGER'S WIFE and THE MARRYING MAN. He has won Tony Awards for THE ODD COUPLE in 1965, BILOXI BLUES in 1985 and LOST IN YONKERS IN 1991, which also received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America and divides his time between New York and Los Angeles. His autobiography REWRITES: A MEMOIR was published in 1996.



Eric Anson - Andre - is making his 21st appearance on the mainstage at Live Theatre Workshop in this production of THE DINNER PARTY. Previous appearances include DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW, WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY, THE UNEXPECTED GUEST, PRIVATE LIVES, CACTUS FLOWER and CHAPTER TWO, to name a few. Eric came to Tucson from California in 1988 and has a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Arizona. He recently appeared with Etcetera in ROBOTS VS. FAKE ROBOTS and can next be seen with Winding Road Theatre Ensemble as Ken in Lanford Wilson’s FIFTH OF JULY.


Shanna Brock - Yvonne - has previously appeared on the mainstage at Live Theatre Workshop as Sandra (A THOUSAND CLOWNS) and Gertie (WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY). She also recently appeared with Etcetera, LTW’s late-night theatre as War Propaganda (ROBOTS VS. FAKE ROBOTS) and Sookie (MR. MARMALADE). Elsewhere, Shanna has performed with Pistarckle Theater, Gaslight Theatre and Arizona Repetory Theater.


Maxine Gillespie - Mariette - earned her BA in Theatre from Williams College. She studied Shakespeare at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC, and at the Midsummer in Oxford Program in the UK. In New York City, Maxine trained at Circle in the Square Theatre and upstate at Vassar’s Powerhouse Theatre. She has performed in professional and community productions in Virginia, North Carolina and here in Tucson. You may have seen Maxine in LTW’s past mainstage productions of I HATE HAMLET, CACTUS FLOWER, THE CLEAN HOUSE (2010 Arizona Daily Star MAC Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy) and CLOUD 9. Look for Maxine in the campy horror flick Crustacean -- available at


Susan Kovitz - Gabrielle - has played leading roles in HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES, NO SEX PLEASE - WE’RE BRITISH, ANYTHING GOES, L’IL ABNER, LEND ME A TENOR, 6 RMS RVR VU, THE GINGERBREAD LADY and the 2009 Invisible Theatre production of LEAVING IOWA. A former high school drama and art teacher, she has also appeared in nearly 100 interactive murder mysteries where she periodically died, murdered, and condemned the innocent. A B.F.A. graduate of Rockford College, Susan also studied at Regents College in London. She last appeared on the stage at LTW in DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER.


Kristi Loera - Production Stage Manager - is Live Theatre Workshop’s Executive Director. Kristi has been a part of theatre in Tucson for 17 years and proudly works both on stage and behind the scenes for the mainstage at LTW as well as with Etcetera (the late night series) and All Together Theatre (the children’s theatre). Kristi most recently served as PSM for the mainstage productions of CLOUD 9 and MOON OVER BUFFALO and was last seen performing as Jocelyn Dunbar in David Sedaris’ SEASON’S GREETINGS! (2010 Arizona Daily Star MAC Award nomination for Best Actress in a comedy).


Cliff Madison - Albert - hails from Mesa, Arizona and grew up in Casa Grande before coming to Tucson to study theatre at Pima Community College. He was last seen on the mainstage at Live Theatre Workshop in A THOUSAND CLOWNS, THE UNEXPECTED GUEST and THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP. Cliff also recently performed in the Etcetera productions of WHITE PEOPLE and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. He can be seen later this season with Winding Road Theater Ensemble in their production of TALLEY’S FOLLY.


Rick Shipman - Claude - has been acting for 14 years and recently moved to Tucson from Phoenix. Since coming to Tucson, Rick has appeared in many local performances, most recently in LTW’s mainstage productions of DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER and A THOUSAND CLOWNS. He has also been seen in Tucson with Arizona Repetory Theatre in RUM AND COKE and CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, with The Rogue Theatre in THE GOAT and RED NOSES, as Greg in Studio Connections’ SYLVIA and as Tom in Beowulf Alley’s DINNER WITH FRIENDS.


Sabian Trout - Direction - is thoroughly enjoying her fifth season as LTW’s Artistic Director. Previous LTW directing credits include THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, THE GIN GAME, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW, WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY, SHIRLEY VALENTINE, LOST IN YONKERS, FUNNY MONEY, DANCING AT LUGHNASA, THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH, BELL BOOK AND CANDLE, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, BROADWAY BOUND and BABY WITH THE BATHWATER. Professional credits include productions at the Stratford Festival of Canada, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Phoenix, The Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, Austin’s State Theatre, LA Theatre Works and Arizona Theatre Company. Other Tucson directing credits include LOVE LETTERS, EXTREMITIES, THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE and ON THE VERGE. Some favorite directing projects include HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, SPIKE HEELS, BEIRUT and KORCZAK AND THE CHILDREN. Sabian earned her MFA in Directing from the University of Texas in 1995.


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Tucson: GFC Casting Alert: Desert Son (SAG) - additional role added


From: Good Faith Casting, LLC [] On Behalf Of Good Faith Casting, LLC
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 7:52 AM
Subject: GFC Casting Alert: Desert Son (SAG) - additional role added




Please review the following casting alert and only submit if you are a good fit for this project and are available. Submission directions are below.


We are casting for the comedy "Desert Son", a SAG feature length film shooting in Tucson, AZ.



TYPE OF JOB:  Feature Film  
*Non union performers may submit as well.  



BARBER: Should be able to play Hispanic, 35 and older, big personality, friendly, being able to speak Spanish and really cut hair is a huge plus. 


GOLDEN NUGGET PATRONS - Men and Women, All ethnicities, 21 -60's,
MEAT HEAD GUYS - Should be able to play Hispanic, 19 to 27, male, muscle guys
SUPER PUERCO PATRONS - Men and Women, Hispanic, 21-70's
TRAVELERS - Men and Women, Any ethnicity, 18+,
MEXICAN DRIVER - Male or female, any ethnicity, 21+
STRIPPERS - Should be able to play Hispanic, 20's to 40's, must be willing to go topless and wear a g-string
YOUNG PROSTITUTES - Should be able to play Hispanic, 18 or older who can portray younger, no nudity for these roles
GRUBBY HITCHHIKER - Male, any ethnicity, 40 or older, grungy looking.  Crazy type with long hair.  Facial hair a plus.  

SHOOTING DATES: Begins filming Feb. 9th 2011 and shoots for 2 weeks.  Will likely only need extras for 1 or 2 days of that time.  



Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA, Head Casting Director / Owner 
 Chris J. Bowe, CSA,  Casting Director








1. Send an email to with the subject line reading "Desert Son":[role}" EX: "Desert Son: Jesus" or "Desert Son: Lily"

2. Attach a current, color, low resolution photograph

3. In the body of the email provide us with your full name, cell phone number, the name of your agent if you have one, your union status, the city in which you live, age if minor and age range if an adult, and your email address. Please state your availability.


CAUTIONS: Submit as early as possible.  Not all submissions result in an audition/booking.  Please do not call our office to follow up and do not submit multiple submissions for the same job.  Do not send us links to other websites.  Do not hide your contact info within an attachment.  Do not say things like "you already know me" or "I am already in your database" as all submissions that do not follow precise protocol will be deleted and will not be considered for the project.  Do not submit if you are not a good match for the project or if you are not available for the either the audition date, callback date, or shoot date(s).  Please make sure you read this entire email before asking questions that may already be answered in this alert. If you are signed with one of our "preferred agents", do not submit yourself. Notify your agent of this casting and ask if they would submit you on your behalf.  For best results, follow instructions exactly.  Please always be concise and courteous in your correspondence.

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit
qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, age, color, national
origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law,
unless otherwise specifically indicated


LEGAL WARNING: This information is for subscribed individual use ONLY.  To pass this message on to another individual, use the forward function key below.  Do NOT contact the client directly.  Do NOT post this casting notice to websites without our express permission and do NOT forward it to groups without contacting our office first.  Under no circumstances are you permitted to sell this information or use it to promote your own business. 



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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Tucson: Amber Norgaard in Concert TONIGHT at Beowulf Alley


From: Beowulf Alley Theatre Company []
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2011 7:01 PM
Subject: Don't Miss Out on This Weekend's Performances!



Beowulf Alley Theatre Company


Concerts at the Alley Presents

Amber Norgaard in Concert

- One Night Only -



January 30, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Tickets - $12 up to a day in advance of the performance; $15 at the door

Purchase tickets on our website or call (520) 882-0555.

For more information, call the box office at (520) 882-0555.

Named the 2007 “Up & Coming Artist of the Year” at the Tucson Area Music Awards (TAMMIES), Norgaard “first recognized the power of music transcending language - and rhythm and beat bringing the community together” when she volunteered to work with a doctor and nurse team in a remote village in the Dominican Republic. It didn’t matter that she knew little Spanish. Norgaard eventually captured-in-song the stories of indigenous people she met in Bethel, in Alaska’s southwest bush region and while working as a community health nurse involved in public health education in the prison system, and in an HIV peer education program for kids. Described as “the love child of Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant and Melissa Etheridge”, she births and sings songs about everything that moves her - be it the ravages of PTSD and homelessness in “Hell Town” veterans, or passion itself in “Overtaken”. (Excerpts taken from Tucson Green Times)

“One of Tucson’s great musical trailblazers…” Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
“…the emotions are heartfelt, delivered with a quiet passion and authenticity.”
Tucson Weekly

“Her lyrics don't paint a picture, they grab your arm."

The Iowa Entertainer


Beowulf Alley Theatre Company

Main Stage Season presents
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Lydia Borowicz

The cast includes Bill Epstein, Nicholas Gallardo, Lucas Gonzales, Joi Marie Johnson, Allison Rose, Kristina (Miranda) Sloan, and David Swisher.

Performances run through February 6, 2011, Thursdays - Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m.

"... [Beowulf Alley's production of Eurydice] may be one of the most inventive and magical productions in Tucson this season." Nathan Christensen, TUCSON WEEKLY

In Sarah Ruhl's contemporary play, we meet the lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, just before their wedding day and experience this Greek myth from Ruhl's imagination of what may have been Eurydice's journey, meeting some of the characters she encounters in the Underworld and the choice she makes in the name of love.

In Greek mythology, Orpheus was the son of the Olympian god, Apollo, and the muse, Calliope, and the greatest musician in the world; one strum of his lyre, one note sung, and people would follow him about, beasts would crawl to him, and trees would tear their roots from the earth to follow him and listen to his beautiful music. In the Greek myth, we learn of the love story from Orpheus' perspective.

One day, Orpheus met Eurydice and they fell deeply in love. They were married and lived happily together until one day, Eurydice stepped on a poisonous snake, was instantly killed and she was taken to the Underworld.

Inconsolable, Orpheus decided to go to the underworld and ask Hades to return Eurydice to him. With the help of his soothing music, he softened the heart of Hades who gave Orpheus permission to bring Eurydice back to the surface of the earth. There was only one condition--Orpheus was not to look back as he ascended. He was to trust that Eurydice was immediately behind him. As they reached the light, to reenter the world, Orpheus glanced back at her, and she was instantly borne away, back to the underworld.

Orpheus tried to return to the underworld, to bring her back once more, but Hades was unrelenting. Orpheus mourned the loss of Eurydice, and spurned the advances of every other woman.

Purchase tickets on our website or call (520) 882-0555. Prices range from $18-$23 with some discounts available on online. Cash Only, $12 Rush Tickets are available 5-15 minutes before curtain at each performance for students, military, and seniors 60+, based on seating availability.


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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Tucson: The Bennett TheatreLab accepting students mid-Winter term


From: Phil Bennett []
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2011 12:12 PM
Subject: Ad for Tucson Stage



The Bennett TheatreLab is now accepting a few acting students for its mid-Winter term classes.


What:  Professional training in Stanislavski's Ultimate Technique of Physical Actions

           Classes Include: Voice and Speech, Conditioning Exercises, Improvisation on Actions, Monologue                                                         Preparation,  Scene Study and public performances


When: Classes meet on Sunday and Monday evenings, 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

            1 February to 1 March; 4 weeks, 8 classes


Where:  Historic Y, 300 E. University Blvd, Tucson, AZ (entrance on 5th Avenue next to ZUZI)


Call:  520-829-7543 for tuition information and to schedule an audit.

Email:  philipgbennett


Philip G. Bennett, Artistic Director:  A graduate of the prestigious American Stanislavski Theatre in NYC,

Where he served as actor, instructor and Assistant Artistic Director under Moscow Art Theatre actress, director and author, Sonia Moore. (The Stanislavski System and Stanislavski Revealed).  He founded the San Francisco Theatre Academy and the Bennett TheatreLab in 1976; and is a three time recipient of the Hollywood Dramalogue Award for Best Direction. Mr. Bennett has coached and placed actors in repertory companies throughout the U.S. and advanced training programs in Great Britain.




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Tucson: Call FOR SUBMISSIONS, 2nd Annual Tucson Water Festival


From: Jodi Netzer, Tucson Arts Brigade []
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 2:27 PM
Subject: Participate in The Water Festival & Carnaval!





Artists, water experts, activity-makers, exhibitors, sponsors, youth, and other community members are invited to participate in The Water Project: Tucson's Synergistic Water Festival (2nd Annual), presented by Tucson Arts Brigade. The Water Festival integrates creative expression and information about water to build community and address our water future. 



If you are considering participation, please contact us immediately.


Download the Festival Packet








Save the Dates!


March 24

Films & Music

 @ The Loft



Tucson's Synergistic Water Festival

@ Armory Park Community Center

Art show by local and national artists, dance / theater performance, water expert speakers, Enviro-Exhibitor Fair, round table discussions, workshops,

hands-on participation, kid’s activities, music and more!


April 3

Cross-Cultural/Interfaith Water Ritual

@ Sabino Canyon











Additional performance opportunity at ZUZI (738 North 5th Avenue) on Saturday, Feb. 12 @ 7:30pm to show a work-in-progress. 

FOR MORE INFO: Call 520.791.9359 or EMAIL




520.791.9359 or EMAIL




Community Arts • Education • Civic Engagement


For more info on TAB's Tucson Mural Arts Program,

Dance/Theater Program, and other programs:




PO Box 545 | Tucson, AZ 85702 US


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Tucson: National Anthem Singers needed...


From: Rachel Dajches []
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 7:34 PM
Subject: National Anthem Singers needed...


Do you think you have what it takes?

The Southern Arizona Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is looking for someone to perform the National Anthem at the 13th Annual Race for the Cure. Interested parties should be available to perform on Sunday, April 10 from 7-8 AM. Please fill out our application (available at and send it back to our office with a sample recording no later than February 14, 2011.


Susan G. Komen of Southern Arizona

ATTN: Entertainment Team Lead Rachel

4574 E. Broadway Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona 85711



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Friday, January 28, 2011

Tucson: UofA presents The Shape of Things - Matinees rescheduled


From: Dallas Thomas []
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 9:21 AM
Subject: Updated press release UA The Shape of Things


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Matinees for ART's The Shape of Things are not canceled. All performances will run as scheduled. 

January 27, 2011

The Shape of Things – by Neil LaBute  (run time 1 hour & 45 minutes + Intermission; Media Photo Call: Feb 1st, 4:30pm, UA Marroney Theatre)

Presented by UA’s Arizona Repertory Theatre and directed by Cathy Hartenstein / 520.621.7504

Adam is an awkward, overweight English student and part-time art museum guard.  Evelyn is an experienced, beautiful graduate student in art.  After a chance meeting, Evelyn and Adam embark on an intense relationship that causes Adam to go to extraordinary lengths to improve his appearance and character.  The Shape of Things is a startling dissection of cruelty and artistic creation that challenges society’s most deeply entrenched ideas about art, manipulation and love.

According to playwright LaBute, everybody has the ability to be manipulative, to be hateful and deceitful.  

 The Shape of Things explores the central themes of what is considered art, how far some of us may go for intimacy, and questions psychopathy.  The Shape of Things can make some audience members squirm in their seats for these reasons.  Make no mistake: this is a contemporary play for the socially thoughtful and aware - not for the faint of heart.  

This production includes adult themes and language.

Dates & Times:

Previews:  February 6 at 1:30 p.m. & February 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Evenings:  February 9-12, 17-19, 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Matinees: February 13, 19, 20, 27 at 1:30 p.m.

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

Cost/Admission: Regular $28, Senior/UA Employee/Military $26, Student $19, Preview $17.

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

Parking:  Park Avenue Garage, located at the northeast corner of Park and Speedway Blvd.  Pre-paid parking is available for weekday evening performances. Saturday and Sunday there is no charge to park.

Media Contact: Lisa Pierce, (520) 626-2686,

Dallas Thomas
Marketing Assistant
School of Theatre, Film & Television
The University of Arizona
PO Box 210003
Tucson, AZ 85721
(520) 626-2671

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Tucson: Casting Call, Local TV Commercial

Actors Needed for Local TV Commercial (Northwest Tucson)

Date: 2011-01-27, 11:53AM MST
Reply to: 
[Errors when replying to ads?]


We will be producing a 30-second TV spot for a local Tucson client are looking for talent in the following age ranges: 

-Adult Females (40-70) 
-Adult Males (40-70) 
-Ideally, we'd love to find a grandfather/grandchild or grandmother/grandchild combination (will pay $150) 

*These are non-speaking roles 

The following will be required: 
-send an accurate photo of yourself when responding 
-talent will then be narrowed down and notified by email if we have interest 
-you will be required to meet us in the lobby of the Hilton El Conquistador at some point on Sunday, February 6. This will take no more than 15 minutes and is for the purpose of making final talent selections. 
-final talent choices will be notified the on February 6 and depending on the shooting schedule, would be needed either Monday, Feb. 7 or Tuesday, Feb. 8. 

Compensation: $75-$100, depending on which scene you are chosen for 
The anticipated shoot on Monday or Tuesday will not take more than 2-3 hours total 
You will provide your own wardrobe and we will have a stylist for hair and makeup - more details will be given when we confirm participation. 

Please email any relevant info and your photo if you'd like to be considered. 

·         Location: Northwest Tucson

·         Compensation: $75 - $100 for no more than 4 hours total work

·         Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

·         Please, no phone calls about this job!

·         Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.


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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Tucson: 2 Special Preview Offerings for MIRACLES at Invisible Theatre


Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 8:36 AM
Subject: 2 Special Preview Offerings for MIRACLES at Invisible Theatre


The Invisible Theatre Invites You to Attend the Evocative Drama


MIRACLES by Frank Higgins (January 31 - February 20, 2011)


Monday, January 31 at 7:30 pm - Pay What You Can


Tuesday, February 1 at 7:30 pm - $18 Preview


All other performances $25


Eve, a girl with autism, is suddenly recognized as a savant.  Her teacher, Kate, has applied the controversial technique of facilitated communication (FC) to get her to "speak", and what has come pouring out are simple but lovely poems.  Kate wants to publish the poetry, but must first convince Eve's skeptical father that his daughter has at last found a voice.  Is Eve really talking?  Is FC an authentic treatment or a sham?  Are we sometimes guilty of half-creating what we wish to see?  This gripping play featuring James Blair, Betsy Kruse Craig and Rachel Lacy explores the nature of faith by delving into the mysterious realm of autism.


Please call (520) 882-9721 for reservations and information!


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