Sunday, May 29, 2011

Tucson: IFASA Southern Arizona Industry Mixer - Open to the public


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IFASA mixer - mingle with the pros!

Southern Arizona Industry Mixer

The Independent Film Association of Southern Arizona proudly announces its 7th Annual Film Industry Networking Mixer, hosted by Gentle Ben's Brewing Company

Where: Gentle Ben's, 865 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719 (520) 624-4177

When: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

No admission charge. Open to the public. No RSVP needed.

About the Event:

Come join us at our annual free networking mixer sponsored by Gentle Ben's Brewing Company.

Bring business cards, brochures, a friendly attitude and an appetite. Gentle Ben's serves drinks and terrific food (pay your own way). Vendors and organizations will have tables and will be ready to answer your questions.

Gentle Ben's is open until 10:00 pm. Individuals under the age of 21 are welcomed until 9:00 pm.

Enjoy this fun-filled evening of meeting other people in our industry!
Arizona Production Association

Eric schumacher
Current president of the board of directors.

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Tucson: Arid Rose Theater special ticket prices


Arid Rose will donate 10% of all full priced tickets at box office to a local organization to help provide service to the community.


Arid Rose will also have a $10/ticket night on Thurs.All other showings will be $20/ticket.Check us out at


Arid Rose Theater will offer $5.00 tickets for all shows by Arid Rose to those with a military ID thru Dec 31. call us..520.690.2616



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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Tucson: Casting Call, extras for Lightsway Productions' "Scorched Earth" feature


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Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2011 3:20 PM
Subject: Casting Call


Lightsway Productions needs two, male extras, ages 50-65, for a feature length documentary “Scorched Earth”.  This is for a reenactment scene.  These are non-speaking roles.  Shoot date is Saturday, June 18th at 6:00pm.
If interested please send head shot and resume to


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Tucson: [IFASA] Local Indie feature film, 'Until Dead', needs PAs and other crew


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Subject: [IFASA] Local Indie feature film needs great production assistants and other crew


Nine Buddhas Productions needs production assistants, make-up artists, etc. for full-length murder mystery 'Until Dead.' Commitment and enthusiasm essential. We will be filming Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in July and August, so if you have at least many of those days open, and are willing to commit, contact us. If you have a resume and experience, please send us that info. If you just have a passion for film and are willing to work, let us know that too. No pay, but credits and a chance to work with delightful people. Over 18 only, and must have reliable transportation please.


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Tucson: The Matinée Show: Pay-What-You-Will on June 2


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Subject: The Matinée Show: Pay-What-You-Will on June 2


Seven Lively Arts presents

The Matinée Show


Script by Nathan Christensen

Directed by Megan Mioduski

Featuring Micah Bond, Anthony Keech and Rebecca Sweet


The Matinee Show – Tucson’s old-fashioned, weekly variety show – is excited to announce that this Thursday, June 2, will be a pay-what-you-will performance. Audience members are welcome to pay as much or as little as they want, and then enjoy our mix comedy sketches, live music, guest interviews and surprises.


This week’s special guest is Sheila Foraker, a competitive cyclist and bicycling advocate. After teaching music in the public schools for 18 years, Sheila shifted her focus to her love of cycling, and she currently works for Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, which organizes the annual El Tour de Tucson.  Sheila is Perimeter’s director of Education and Advocacy, as well as being event director for Perimeter’s Fun Rides and Cochise County Cycling Classic. In addition, Sheila is a board member of the Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists, and has been a race official for Race Across America since 2006.



2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 2nd

The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. 1st Ave (at Prince), Tucson, AZ



2:00 p.m., Thursdays through July 28

$24 General, $20 Seniors & Military, with discounts available

The Comedy Playhouse, 3620 N. 1st Ave (at Prince), Tucson, AZ


For reservations, call (520) 844-2135

For more information, go to

Running time is two hours with one intermission.



Remember those wonderfully cheesy, TV variety shows of yesteryear? Whether it was the music on The Ed Sullivan Show, comedy sketches on The Carol Burnett Show, down-home knee-slappers on Hee Haw, or the zany antics of Laugh-In or The Muppet Show, you never knew what to expect next – but it was sure to be entertaining!


Now a new performing arts company called Seven Lively Arts is bringing back the fun with THE MATINEE SHOW, a brand new, old-fashioned, live variety show. The show features comedy sketches by a young, professional cast, live music, door prizes, and a special guest each week.


Special guests include Kristi Loera from Live Theatre Workshop (May 19); Marilyn Cresci from The Red Hat Society (May 26); Sheila Foraker from Perimeter Bicycling Association of America (June 2); Ben Collinsworth from Tucson Botanical Garden (June 9); Susan Freud from The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures (June 16); James Reel from KUAT-FM Classical Radio (June 23); David Fitzsimmons, political cartoonist from Arizona Daily Star (June 30); and Bruce Bieszki from The Comedy Playhouse (July 7).


Anyone is welcome to suggest future guests on our website,  If we bring them on the show, you’ll receive two free tickets to come see them!



Seven Lively Arts (producer) is a new performing arts company created by nationally award-winning writer and former Tucson Weekly theater critic, Nathan Christensen. Its mission is to create unique theatrical events that focus on the aspects of live performance that film and TV cannot imitate: interacting with the viewer, engaging the imagination, and creating authentic, personal experiences. Upcoming projects include interactive plays designed to be performed in living rooms and private gatherings, and audio-based plays where the spectators become the performers.


Nathan Christensen (writer) received his MFA in musical theater writing from New York University, and has studied under such writers as William Finn (Spelling Bee, Elegies), Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Seussical), and Michael John LaChiusa (Hello Again, The Wild Party). With his writing partner, Scott Murphy, he has received a Richard Rodgers Award and a Jonathan Larson Award, and was named to the Dramatists Guild’s “50 to Watch” list. Their musical adaptation of Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver was showcased in New York last fall, starring Broadway legend Terrence Man in the title role, and will be seen this summer in festivals at Theatreworks (Palo Alto, CA) and The Village Theatre (Seattle, WA).


Megan Mioduski (director) graduated with her Masters in Acting from the Actors Studio Drama School in New York. During her time in school, she was featured on two episodes of Inside the Actors Studio and had the opportunity to study with prominent Equity actors. She learned techniques in Stanislavski, Meisner, Stella Adler, and many more. After graduation, she spent a year performing in New York until she was signed by the Los Angeles agency Avalon Artists. Megan has been directing theater in NY and LA for the past five years and is excited to bring her knowledge and expertise back to Tucson.



MICAH BOND is only nineteen years old, but has been performing in theater productions around Tucson for six years.  With Christian Youth Theater he performed the roles of Captain Hook, the Cowardly Lion, and, most recently, Curly in Oklahoma!  In addition, he took the stage in Red Barn Theater's production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Captain Miles Gloriosus.  Micah has earned a Bachelor's degree in Communications, and plans to pursue an additional degree in Musical Theatre at the University of Arizona.


ANTHONY KEECH is a comedic actor who has been acting not only around Tucson, but also has taken his talents to most recently New York City for International Model and Talent (IMTA), where he won Best Actor for Theatre, Sitcom, and Commercial Print. Anthony's production experience includes performing in The Glass Menagerie, The Taming of the Shrew, and Arsenic and Old Lace, and was voted Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor by his peers in those productions. Anthony is currently attending the theater program at Pima Community College, and is currently with talent agency Tucson Model Group.


REBECCA SWEET is an actor and dancer whose past theatre credits include Zombies from the Beyond (Zombina), The Music Man (Marian), 42nd Street (Chorus Girl), and various principal roles in musical theatre and opera showcases, including scenes from Phantom of the Opera, Chess, and ! Rebecca also worked as a stuntwoman and gunfighter with the Dragoon Street Players at Trail Dust Town, and she has performed with several ballet companies, both as a soloist and corps de ballet member. A graduate of University of Phoenix, Rebecca is currently working on a bachelor’s degree in psychology and continuing her dance training at Arizona Ballet Theatre.


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Tucson: Auditions - Arid Rose Theatre

Arid Rose Theatre
127 South 4th Avenue



'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

'The Survival Of St. Joan' (America's 1st Rock opera)

'History of the Devil' by Clive Barker

June 4 and June 5


'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

'The Survival Of St. Joan' (America's 1st Rock opera)

'History of the Devil' by Clive Barker




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Tucson: Call for Actors/Singers - PAID Permanent Part-time


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Call for Actors/Singers - PAID Permanent Part-time

For Established Dinner Theater Production


Arizona's Oldest Mystery Dinner Theater has several Openings

For its new Comedy Dinner theater Tucson Show


Please call or email headshot/resume to schedule Audition

520-624-0172 or


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Friday, May 27, 2011



From: L Pimber []
Sent: Friday, May 27, 2011 10:18 AM
Subject: For all Tucson Filmmakers! Please pass along ...


Lou Pimber would like to announce that ....
Rebel Filmmaker is LAUNCHING its first EVER film challenge without cast rules or predetermined themes/genres TODAY. Filmmakers can even submit films that were made years ago. The best films win cash money and get the premiere they deserve in this one of a kind, irreverent film challenge - FREE 4 ALL---  


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Tucson: Call for actors -- for Arizona Onstage Productions -- Devil Boys from Beyond


From: Dolly Spalding []
Sent: Friday, May 27, 2011 3:14 PM
Subject: Call for actors -- for Arizona Onstage Productions -- Devil Boys from Beyond


Arizona Onstage Productions is looking for two male actors between the ages of 20 and 35 who are physically fit/muscular.  We are also looking for an actor who can play a Joan Crawford/Bette Davis type character between 30 and 60 years old. 


For Devil Boys from Beyond, a late night show playing at the Cabaret Space, Temple  of  Music  and Art, for 3 weekends in November.


June 4, 2011, 4:30 to 6:30pm (at 15 minute intervals)

Spirals Salon, 3449 E. Speedway Blvd.


Please email for an appointment, attn: Dolly,



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Tucson: Sundance Institute "FILM FORWARD" June 5-9, FREE ADMISSION! 10 Films


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Subject: June 5-9, FREE ADMISSION!


Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization that discovers and supports independent film and theatre artists from the U.S. and around the world, and introduces audiences to their new work.





Special Private Military Screening to be Held at Davis-Monthan U.S. Air Force Base
Filmmaker Q&A with Sundance Film Festival Favorites A Small Act and Winter’s Bone

TUCSON, ARIZONA -- Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue, an initiative of the nonprofit Sundance Institute created in partnership with U.S. federal cultural agencies, will present free screenings of 10 award-winning films throughout the city of Tucson, it was announced today by Keri Putnam, Executive Director of Sundance Institute. The free screenings will run Sunday, June 5 through Thursday, June 9 at a variety of locations, presented in conjunction with The Loft Cinema and the Tucson Pima

Arts Council.

A joint venture of Sundance Institute and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Film Forward connects contemporary U.S. and international films and filmmakers with diverse global audiences and features documentary and narrative films. To date, Film Forward has brought films and filmmakers to Tunisia, Turkey, Nashville, China, New York, Washington, D.C. and, most recently, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

“Tucson is rich in diversity as well as one of the nation’s leaders in support of the arts. For three years its Loft Cinema has been a valuable partner in our mission-driven, community-based Art House Project,” said Putnam. “We are excited to see so many local cultural organizations embrace the Film Forward initiative and we are very much looking forward to five rewarding days of screenings and conversation,” Putnam added.

Descriptions of the 10 films can be found below. The five-day schedule of free events includes:

Sunday, June 5

7:00 p.m. Screening of A Small Act followed by Q&A with producer and cinematographer, Patricia Lee The Loft Cinema

3233 E. Speedway

7:30 p.m. Screening of Afghan Star Tucson Jewish Community Center 3800 East River Road

Monday, June 6

12:00 p.m. Private screening of Winter’s Bone for military personnel followed by a Q&A with the film’s line producer, Kate Dean

Davis Monthan U.S. Air Force Base

1990 S Craycroft Road

7:00 p.m. Screening of Winter’s Bone followed by a Q&A with the film’s line producer, Kate Dean The Loft Cinema

3233 E. Speedway

7:00 p.m. Screening of Freedom Riders with special guests University of Arizona student May Mgbolu, one of 40 students from throughout the nation who recently retraced the route of the 1961 Freedom Riders, and Jimmy Hart, Director of African American Studies for TUSD, with the special participation of YWCA Social Justice Project participants

The Dunbar Project

325 West 2nd Street

Tuesday, June 7

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free Filmmaker-to-Filmmaker Workshop with Patricia Lee, producer and cinematographer of A Small Act

Topic: Using dramatic narrative techniques in documentary filmmaking.

Joel D. Valdez Main Library

101 North Stone Avenue, Lower Level Meeting Room.

6:00 p.m. Screening of Son of Babylon

Joel D. Valdez Main Library

101 North Stone Avenue, Lower Level Meeting Room.

7:00 p.m. Screening of BOY The Loft Cinema

3233 E. Speedway

Wednesday, June 8

7:00 p.m. Screening of Last Train Home Tucson Chinese Cultural Center

1288 West River Road.

7:30 p.m. Screening of Udaan Tucson Museum of Art

140 N. Main Ave.

Thursday, June 9

7:00 p.m. Screening of Amreeka The Loft Cinema

3233 E. Speedway

8:00 p.m. Screening La Mission Cinema La Placita

110 S. Church Avenue

About the Films

The films to be screened in Tucson represent fresh explorations of universal themes. Boy, La Mission, Udaan and Winter’s Bone navigate the transition to adulthood and re-define family in broadly different circumstances; Amreeka and Last Train Home depict contemporary challenges of immigration for those seeking work and a better life; Afghan Star explores the story of youthful dreams and the clash of global pop culture in a traditional Muslim society; Son of Babylon focuses on the enduring nature of family love in a society decimated by war. Finally, A Small Act shows the impact of one individual’s choice to give, within a global context. Film Forward mirrors the diversity of backgrounds and viewpoints it promotes, underscoring the importance of mutual understanding and respect for other cultures and traditions that is at the heart of cultural exchange.

U.S.A. Arts Organizations

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) bridges the interests of American federal agencies and the private sector, supports special projects that increase participation and excellence in the arts and humanities, and helps incorporate these disciplines into White House objectives. First Lady Michelle Obama is the Honorary Chairman of the PCAH.

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) serves and strengthens our Republic by promoting excellence in the humanities and conveying the lessons of history to all Americans. The NEH is the nation’s leading supporter of research education, preservation and public programs in the humanities.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent federal grant making agency dedicated to creating strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The IMLS works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development.

Sundance Institute

Founded by Robert Redford in 1981, Sundance Institute is a global, nonprofit cultural organization dedicated to nurturing artistic expression in film and theater, and to supporting intercultural dialogue between artists and audiences. The Institute promotes independent storytelling to unite, inform and inspire, regardless of geo-political, social, religious or cultural differences. Internationally recognized for its annual Sundance Film Festival and its artistic development programs for directors, screenwriters, producers, film composers, playwrights and theatre artists, Sundance Institute has nurtured such projects as Born into Brothels, Trouble the Water, Son of Babylon, Amreeka, An Inconvenient Truth, Spring Awakening, Light in the Piazza and Angels in America.

The Loft Cinema

The Loft is a nonprofit, community-supported cinema that honors the vision of filmmakers, celebrates ideas and promotes the appreciation and understanding of the art of film. It is Tucson’s premiere venue for art films - independent, foreign, alternative and classic narrative films and documentaries. Since The Loft was purchased in 2002 and transitioned into a nonprofit arts organization, the cinema has hosted

more than 100 filmmakers and scholars and screened films from more than 50 countries.

Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC)

The Tucson Pima Arts Council is the designated arts agency for the City of Tucson and Pima County. This year TPAC awarded more than $272,000 in grants to 52 arts organizations throughout the greater Tucson community. TPAC also oversees the public art programs for the city, county and other entities, including 14 projects completed and seven awarded during the past year. Other TPAC priorities include the community arts program, which serves neighborhoods and rural areas by funding residencies for professional artists and underserved youth. TPAC also presents the annual fall Open Studio Tour and the spring Lumie awards. TPAC advocates for and promotes arts and culture as a vital part of Southern Arizona.

Film Forward Films

A Small Act / USA(Director: Jennifer Arnold)—A young Kenyan’s life changes dramatically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founded his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received.

Afghan Star / Afghanistan/UK (Director: Havana Marking)—After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, Pop Idol has come to television in Afghanistan: millions are watching and voting for their favorite singer. This film follows the dramatic stories of four contestants as they risk their lives to sing.

Amreeka / USA (Director and Screenwriter: Cherien Dabis)—When a divorced Palestinian woman and her teenage son move to rural Illinois, they find their new lives replete with challenges. Cast: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Alia Shawkat, Joseph Ziegler.

Boy / New Zealand (Director and screenwriter: Taika Waititi)—When his father returns home after many years away, 11-year-old Boy and his little brother Rocky must reconcile reality with the fantasy dad they created in their imagination. Cast: Taika Waititi, James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone.

La Mission / USA (Director and Screenwriter: Peter Bratt); A traditional, Latino father in San Francisco's Mission District struggles to come to terms with his teenage son's homosexuality. Credited by Latino media as being both authentic and genuine to various aspects of American Hispanic cultures. Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Erika Alexander, Jeremy Ray Valdez, Talisa Soto Bratt, Jesse Borrego.

Last Train Home / Canada (Director: Lixin Fan)—Getting a train ticket in China proves a towering ordeal as a migrant worker family embarks on a journey, along with 200 million other peasants to reunite with their distant family.

Son of Babylon / Iraq (Director: Mohamed Al Daradji; Screenwriters: Mohamed Al-Daradji, Jennifer Norridge, Mithal Ghazi) In the days after the fall of Saddam Hussein, a young Kurdish boy and his grandmother venture through Iraq on a quest to find their missing father/son. Cast: Yasser Talib, Shazda Hussein, Bashir Al-Majid.

Udaan / India (Director Vikramaditya Motwane; Screenwriter: Motwane)—Following his expulsion from boarding school, Rohan returns to the small industrial town of Jamshedpur. After 8 years away, he finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother whom he didn’t even know existed. Udaan explores deep-rooted family dynamics and a triumph of the human spirit.

Cast: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor.

Winter’s Bone / USA (Director: Debra Granik; Screenwriters: Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini)—An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her missing father while trying to keep her family intact. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Dale Dickey, Garret Dillahunt, Kevin Breznahan..

Cast: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor.


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Tucson: Troubadour Theatre Summer Camp Memorial Day Sale


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Troubadour Theatre Memorial Day Sale!

We still have some spots left open in our Troubadour Theatre summer camps that we would like to make sure get filled, so we're having a sale this week in honor of Memorial Day!  If you mail in your registration form between Thursday, May 26 and Wednesday June 1, you can take an ADDITIONAL $25 off with the coupon code "SAVE25" written on your registration form.  This is $25 off in addition to any other applicable discounts, including our early registration discount.  This offer is not valid for any registrations postmarked prior to 5/26/11 or after 6/1/11. 

Here's the information for our summer camps:

Musical Theatre Camp:
Ages 8-17 All experience levels welcome
June 20-July 1 Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:30PM Two Weeks
Performance Friday July 1 5:30 PM
Cost: $295 tuition, $25-$50 off for early enrollment
Production: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Comedy Theatre Camp:
Ages 10-17 All experience levels welcome
July 5-15, Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:30PM Two Weeks
Performance Friday July 15 5:30 PM
Cost: $295 tuition, $25-$50 off for early enrollment
Production: Action News: Now With 10% More Action!

Rock, Roll, Repeat!:
Ages 13-17, Prior experience required
July 5-15, Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:30PM Two weeks, half day camp
Performance Friday July 16 6:30 PM
Cost: $195, $25-$50 of for early enrollment
Rock 'n' Roll Music camp, which culminates in a performance of the rock band.

Theatre camps: Cover the entire theatrical experience from acting, directing, and playwriting, to theatrical design including costumes, lighting, scenic, and sound design. The musical theatre camp also includes singing and dancing.

The theatre camps will end with a performance of a fully mounted production of a musical/play for family and friends. All the students in the camp will be given roles in the musical/play. Students will get to help design and build the set and costumes for the play.

Theatre Camps Apprenticeship Program: For students ages 13-17 interested in areas of theatre other than acting. Positions available: assistant director, asst. stage manager, asst. costume designer, asst. set designer. Students are also invited to act in the play/musical if they are interested.

Rock, Roll, Repeat!: A rock 'n' roll music camp for aspiring musicians and singers. For musicians, one year prior experience with an instrument is required. Instruments will be available at camp. The camp will be taught be local professional musicians and music teachers.

Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided daily, but students are asked to bring their own lunch or buy from our box lunch program for full day camps, except for Fridays when there will be a pizza party.

Camp will take place at:
La Paloma Academy
Lakeside Campus
8140 E. Golf Links Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85730 


For more information and to register, visit just click on the "Classes" tab, the link to the registration form is at the bottom of the page. Scholarship forms are available upon request.



Hope to see you this summer!! If you have any questions, contact Alex Greengaard at or 520-401-4833.




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Tucson: Casa Grande Childrens Theater summer program


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Subject: Casa Grande Childrens Theater


Children's Theater Program Seeks Actors
The Parks & Recreation Division is offering a Children's Theater program this summer. The program is open to those ages 8-18. Participants will learn stage presence and movement, voice projection, interpretation of characters along with all other aspects involved in the production of a play. This year's production will be Alice in Wonderland Jr. Cost of the program is $35. If you are interested in participating, we will have informal auditions on Friday, June 3 at the Dorothy Powell Senior Adult Center beginning at 6pm. All participants will have a part in the play; however, their role will be dependent upon their audition. The program will be held Monday through Thursday from June 6-July 9 from 5:30pm-8pm. Questions? (520) 421-8677.


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Tucson: Auditions, Dinner Theater - "Fussin & A-Feudin" - Casa Grande


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Subject: Casa Grande Auditions


Summer Melodrama

Dinner Theater

"Fussin & A-Feudin"

A Hillbilly Musical

Auditions - June 4 - 11am-2pm

June 5 - 1-4pm


Being held at: VINTAGE STATION

112 Sacaton, downtown Casa Grande

New home of EEA Productions,

Cameo Performing Arts Studio,

& Angels in Waiting Reception Hall


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Tucson: Calling all Performers, Patriotic Extravaganza, Casa Grande


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Subject: Casa Grande Auditions




Calling all Performers

EEA Productions &

Cameo Performing Arts Studio

is extending an invitation

to all performers to participate

in our upcoming Patriotic Extravaganza.

Due to recent world events we want a full cast of proud Americans involved in this year's show.

There is no charge for participation!

This is a community event, so please bring your talents to our American stage!

To sign up call 520-280-2797


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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Tucson: See These Shows Before They Go - Beowulf Alley Theatre


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Subject: RE: See These Shows Before They Go

Several Productions Close
This Weekend

May 24, 2011

Head: The Musical!,
Limited Tucson Engagement Must Come to a Close,
Saturday, May 28.


There's Still Time to Enjoy One Last Performance of
The Reluctant Reunion
at our Friday Noontime Out to Lunch Theatre
While Everyone Can Still See
Active Imagination Theatre's
Cowboys and Fairies


Written and Directed by Kevin Fry
Just Three More Performances
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
May 26, 27 and 28

What fun we've had with this wacky cast and the responses from our audiences. But now it's time to come to a close. In fact, we're closing a day earlier than we expected due to the good fortune of one of our cast members who has been called to perform this summer out of state and must leave this coming Sunday to make her debut in Texas. We are a community theatre and there's nothing that makes us prouder than to see one of our home grown talents spread wings and fly.

To celebrate Memorial Day weekend, we're having a ticket sale. On Thursday, May 26 only, tickets will be $10 when you use the code THURSPM online, by phone or at the door. Otherwise, the ticket is $18. And it's the same $18 on Friday and on Saturday.

So join us to give this great cast a fond farewell and have some laughs on us.

Head: The Musical! is an ‘R’-rated pop/rock adaptation of the classic 1960’s ‘B’ movie The Brain that Wouldn’t Die, Head is crazy, campy, crass, full of frights, and thoroughly hilarious. This musical was created by Arizona resident, Kevin Fry, and was an audience favorite at the 2009 Phoenix Fringe Festival before running for 5 months in Hollywood, where it received 3 LA Weekly Award nominations. Head draws favorable comparisons to Little Shop of Horrors and Evil Dead: the Musical and has been called a Rocky Horror for the Family Guy generation. This Tucson premiere features brand-new material and the sensational choreography of Mickey Nugent. It’s a theatrical event you can’t afford to miss!

Dr. Bill Cortner has been conducting illegal experiments with human transplants. On a drive with his girlfriend, Jan, Bill is distracted by Jan’s naughty behavior and a car wreck ensues. Jan is decapitated. Not to fear, Bill keeps Jan's head alive on a table using a special serum while he goes out to search for a new (preferably voluptuous and nubile) body. Meanwhile, Jan develops psychic powers and a thirst for revenge!

The cast includes Kristina Sloan, Kevin Fry, China Young, Lucas Gonzales, Scott O’Brien, Tashiana Holt, Jim Klingenfus, and Evan Werner.

Note: Strong language, sexual content and violence make this production only appropriate for mature audiences.

Beowulf Alley 2010-2011 Season Subscribers - please call the office to receive special discount pricing on Friday or Saturday.

To purchase by phone, call (520) 882-0555

Online via PayPal or Google at Don't forget to use the discount code THURSPM for Thursday's performance. For more information, visit

Performances are at Beowulf Alley Theatre, Downtown at 11 South 6th Avenue, 85701

Approximate Run Time: One hour and 50 minutes with one 15-minute intermission.


Active Imagination Theatre Closing Cowboys and Fairies This Weekend

When greedy developers want to spoil a magical part of the desert, cowboys and fairies have to band together to stop them. This is the story that will be developed with the help of children ages four to eight on the stage with our Active Imagination Theatre at Beowulf Alley Theatre on May 28, 2011 at 12 noon. This 40-minute venture into creativity is both fun and educational for children and will bring joy to the hearts of their parents as they help to develop the story and find a resolution to save the desert. We encourage them to dress in their cowboy and fairy outfits and help our team of adult actors. Each performance is just a little different as the children who are present help to create the story through their active imaginations.

Saturday, noon, May 28.

Online tickets: $8 adults (at least the day before), $5 children 4-12, children 3 and under are free when seated in parents lap. Tickets at the door or by phone are $10 for adults with children the same price as online.

To purchase tickets, please go to, or call (520) 882-0555.

Beowulf Alley Theatre is located at 11 S. 6th Avenue. Doors to the lobby open 30 minutes before performance.


Out to Lunch Theatre's The Reluctant Reunion Is Entertaining and Downright Fun!

For those of you who like to get out for a different kind of lunch, give Beowulf Alley's Out to Lunch Theatre a try. It's a 30-minute play to entertain you and your friends for a little break in your day. Bring a lunch with you, or, if you like, you can order a lunch from us at least a day ahead of time and we'll have it waiting for you when you arrive. A ticket to see the play is just $6 in advance and $8 the day of the show. Lunches ordered from us are $7 and include a bag of chips and a drink.

Performances are on Fridays, May 27at 12:15 p.m. Order your tickets and meals online at

This month's story is The Reluctant Reunion. Out to Lunch Theatre is fun for all ages!


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About Beowulf Alley Theatre Company

Beowulf Alley Theatre Company is a 501 (c)(3) organization 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. Founded in 2002, the intimate, 95-seat theatre provides a facility that meets professional standards where performing artists, educators and technicians can present their skills. Beowulf Alley has received critical acclaim, including five Mac Awards and eleven MAC nominations. The company has presented over 400 performances to Tucson audiences since and provides performance and rehearsal space for rent by other organizations.

11 South 6th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
Box Office: by phone (520) 882-0555, Tues.-Fri noon - 4 p.m. (Please leave a message if voicemail picks up) or e-mail

Administration: by phone (520) 622-4460, Tues.-Fri 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (Please leave a message if voicemail picks up) or e-mail

Lobby doors and box office window open 45 minutes prior to performances. Seating in the theatre will begin following the actors' warm-up and is on a first-come, first-served basis unless there are ADA needs and we have received advanced notice. All sales are final.


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