SINGLE TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 15 FOR ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY'S 2011-2012 SEASON
$10 student tickets now available for all performances
Tucson theatergoers will be able to purchase single tickets to all performances in Arizona Theatre Company's 2011-2012 Season as of Monday, August 15, 2011. Adult tickets start at $31, depending on performance date and section choice, and student tickets are now only $10. Arizona Theatre Company's 2011-2012 Season is as follows:
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club
September 17 - October 8, 2011
In the heart of London, behind the impassive facade of a windowless house, some of Europe's most powerful men gather to play a game. The game is murder and this is The Suicide Club. But the Club has a new member: Sherlock Holmes--brilliant, perceptive, the greatest detective in the English-speaking world. Does Holmes wish to die? Will he have to kill? Can his old friend Dr. Watson save him? Or doesn't Holmes want to be saved? A beguiling World Premiere thriller commissioned by ATC from one of our favorite authors brings the famous detective alive in a tale full of mystery, twists and chills.
God of Carnage
October 22 - November 12, 2011
"Sticks and stones can break my bones" ... but when Benjamin hits Henry at a nearby park, it starts two sets of parents on a comically explosive downhill slide from political correctness to character assassination. In this universally acclaimed new comedy by the author of Art, adults come together for a civilized evening of coffee, cake and conversation about their kids. But frayed nerves soon surface and the grownups begin to outdo their pugnacious children in bad behavior, disproving the notion that "words can never hurt me." Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play, God of Carnage is a hilariously harrowing look at the minefield of modern marriage. Contains mature language.
Daddy Long Legs
November 26 - December 17, 2011
From the Tony Award-winning director of Les Miserables and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, and the creators of the Tony Award-nominated Jane Eyre, comes a heartwarming new musical based on a book beloved for generations. Daddy Long Legs tells of a young girl's Cinderella journey into womanhood, as well as a confirmed bachelor's awakening into love. Told through a series of letters between Jerusha Abbott, the oldest orphan at the John Grier Home, and Jervis Pendleton, her mysterious benefactor, Daddy Long Legs is a testament to the power of the written word and its ability to touch our hearts. An elegant and inventive romance, this award-winning musical love story has been lauded for its innocence, its sheer beauty, and its depth of emotion, not to mention its magnificent musical score. Winner of three prestigious Ovation Awards including Best Book, Best Score and Lead Actress in an Original Musical.
"Completely winning" - The Los Angeles Times.
Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
January 14 - February 4, 2012
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have ... Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps. A mind-blowing cast of four actors play over 150 characters in this fast-paced tale of an ordinary man on an extraordinarily entertaining adventure. The madness begins when mild-mannered Richard Hannay starts his evening at the theatre and ends the night with a dead body in his lap. Caught in maze of murder, espionage and flirtatious entanglements, our hero careens from the British music hall to the moors of Scotland and back to the London Palladium in search of a plausible alibi and the true identity of the killer. Broadway's most intriguing, most riotous, most unmissable Tony-winning comedy smash proves that anything the movies can do, the theatre can do more hilariously!
"Once this fun ride leaves the station, you don't want to get off!" - New York Daily News
The Great Gatsby
February 25 - March 17, 2012
Considered by many to be the Great American Novel, The Great Gatsby is at once titillating, fascinating and shocking in its portrayal of The Jazz Age that was soon to disappear from the American landscape. In this first authorized adaptation since 1926, Simon Levy brings the humor, irony, pathos and loveliness of F. Scott Fitzgerald's American classic to the stage. Navigate the languid atmosphere of wealth and privilege with Nick Carraway as he observes the glittering, elaborate parties of his neighbor, the infamous and illusive Jay Gatsby. Part of ATC's AMERICA PLAYS! Celebrating Great American Stories series, The Great Gatsby's sharp depiction of the "American Dream" resonates anew for each generation.
April 7 - 28, 2012
Master Abstract expressionist Mark Rothko, one of the most visionary artists of the 20th Century, has landed the commission of a lifetime, a series of murals for New York's Four Seasons Restaurant. As he wrestles with the overwhelming task of creating multiple paintings on a grand scale, his new young assistant questions his views of art, creativity and commerce. What follows is a raw and provocative dialogue between master and novice, old guard and new guard exploring the question, "Is art meant to provoke, soothe or disturb?" Based on true events, Red is a searing portrait of an artist's ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting. Red is the winner of six 2010 Tony Awards including Best Play, the most honored play of the Broadway season. Contains mature language.
"Intense and exciting. It's impossible not to feel thrilled." - The New York Times
Arizona Theatre Company performs at the Temple of Music and Art, located at 330 S. Scott Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701.
Arizona Theatre Company offers accessibility services for patrons with disabilities for select performances. For patrons with vision loss, ATC provides Audio Description, a running audio description of the movement and activities onstage through an infrared broadcast system. American Sign Language interpretation is presented by professional theatrically trained ASL-interpreters for people who have deafness or hearing loss. Open-Captioning allows patrons to read the play's dialogue on an LED screen as the play progresses. For Open-Captioned or ASL-interpreted performances, patrons should request seats best suited to ASL Interpretation or captioning when purchasing tickets. Large print and Braille programs and infrared listening amplification devices are also available at every ATC performance. TTY access for the box office is available in Tucson at (520) 884-9723 or via Arizona Relay at (800) 367-8939 (TTY/ASCII).
A variety of season packages and FlexPasses are also available, starting at $79. To purchase tickets call the ATC box office at (520) 622-2823 or visit www.arizonatheatre.org. Discounts are available for students, seniors, active military and groups of eight or more. During performance weeks, box office hours are 10 AM to 5 PM and 6 PM to curtain, Monday through Friday, with phone sales until 5 PM; and Saturday and Sunday, 12 PM to curtain. All other times of the season, box office hours are 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.
For information about Phoenix performances, call the box office at (602) 256-6995 or visit www.arizonatheatre.org.
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