Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Fox Tucson Theatre presents Arlo Guthrie, "Alice's Restaurant" 50th Anniversary Tour


Fox Tucson Theatre

17 W. Congress Street | Tucson | AZ | 85701




Legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is traveling to Fox Tucson during his 18-month North American Tour  celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired the seminal song, "Alice's Restaurant Massacree." A musical monologue running more than 18 minutes, "Alice's Restaurant" has become a Thanksgiving holiday anthem to families across the globe and it all originates from Guthrie's experience on Thanksgiving in 1965. 


Tickets: http://foxtucsontheatre.org/presents/arlo-guthrie-alices-restaurant-50th-anniversary/




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By Chuck Graham, TucsonStage.com


The “Toy Story” series of computer animated films from Pixar gets re-toasted in the new Great American Playhouse production “Toy Tales: A Western Saga” now playing in Oro Valley.

Starting with a traditional melodrama plot, the villainous and flatulence-prone Stinky Pete (Nick Seivert) along with his sidekick One-Eyed Bart – whose costume resembles Mr. Potato Head – are planning to take over the Old West settlement of Catalina Gulch. Then writer/director/actor Sean MacArthur stirs in many other characters reminiscent of the “Toy Story” community.

While there isn't a lot of logic to any of this, when has logic ever been essential to cheer-the-hero-and-boo-the-villain melodrama? Just go with it, and grab another handful of free popcorn.

This is an opportunity for audience participation, that's what everyone loves.

Plus it's fun to see all the get-ups Barbie gets to wear representing all of her professions, starting with Cowgirl Barbie, and her declaration that “it's fantastic to be plastic.”

Also playing significant roles are the sunny cowgirl Jessie, pragmatic Bo Peep, reluctant Rex the tyrannosaurus, good-natured GI Joe and Bob the builder.

Holding down the main roles are Rusty the cowboy and Buck Universe (MacArthur), a space ranger. All the show's roles are double-cast except Stinky and Buck.

While melodrama music is heavily dependent on familiar melodies which have more topical lyrics, many of the songs in this show aren't plucked from a list of greatest hits. They are little known and don't generate much energy.

Even the old Jefferson Starship boast “We Built This City on Rock 'n' Roll” didn't take over the stage. Maybe the presentation of these songs will get stronger as the run continues.

Much more successful is the robot with actor chops, Zorg, who towers over the cast and speaks with a voice worthy of the Book of Revelations. Him we can believe.

So we wend our way through the plot where, basically, Stinky Pete and One-Eyed Bart plan to blow open the Lucky Charms mine and take over the whole town of Catalina Gulch (don't worry, the ending is always happy at GAP). At the same time we have a true “Toy Story” type conflict between old-fashioned Rusty and high-tech Buck Universe.

Just like in the movies, there are a couple of times where humans unexpectedly come on the scene. All the “toys” instantly stop what they are doing and collapse like rag dolls. These scenes work very well on the theater stage.

In keeping with this old west theme, the after-show segment is a “Rootin' Tootin' Hi-Falutin' Country Western Olio” with songs everybody's been singing all their lives.

Celebrated on stage are songs from such familiar names as Homer and Jethro, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, a trio of tearful ladies singing “Your Cheatin' Heart” and Michael Claridge belting out “The Wabash Cannonball.”

“Toy Tales: A Western Saga” continues through June 6 at the Great American Playhouse, 13005 N. Oracle Road, at Rancho Vistoso Blvd. Performances are 7 p.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18.50 with discounts, $8.50 children 12 and under. For details and reservations, 520-512-5145, gaplayhouse.com


UA's Arizona Repertory Theatre presents A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC


From: Pierce, Lisa Ann - (lisapierce) [mailto:lisapierce@email.arizona.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:11 PM
Subject: An Equation to Remember...


Harmonious Timing of a Waltz + Romantic Entanglements + Quick Wit = A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. 

Come see what your UA Wildcats in theatre are up to as they present Stephen Sondheim's 5-time, Tony Award-winning musical in a most intimate theatre, where you can actually see the actors quite well.  How intimate is the theatre? Just 330 seats. There's not a bad view in the house. And the orchestra? Though we have no pit, we have live musicians backstage. Come experience what some call the best kept secret in Tucson & what even more compare to Broadway caliber productions - or, even better than Broadway - at way more affordable prices.  See Tomorrow's Stars Today at UA Arizona Repertory Theatre as we close out our season with a Sondheim classic & blow your mind with humanity, creativity & communication. Let us tell you a story.


UA's Arizona Repertory Theatre presents A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler
directed by Miranda Crispin

TUCSON, AZ - This beloved, five-time Tony Award-winning musical based on Ingmar Bergman's film, Smiles of a Summer Night, is a warm, humorous story of romantic attachments, detachments & mismatches, infused throughout with the flavor of a waltz. Romances arc rekindled & new ones spring up around famous actress Desiree Armfeldt & an unforgettable cast of characters. Featuring a gorgeous score by Stephen Sondheim, including Send in the Clowns, this story's complex twists & turns of love in all its many phases will touch & warm your heart.

Dates & Times:

Previews: Apr 12 at 1:30pm, Apr 13 at 7:30pm Evenings: Apr 15-18, Apr 23-25, May 1-2 at 7:30pm Matinees: Apr 19, Apr 25-26, May 3 at 1:30pm

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

Cost/Admission: Regular $31,

Scnior/UA Employee/Military $29, Student $21, Preview $20, Alumni discount $6 off qualifying rate Deeper discounts apply for groups numbering 10+

Ticket Information: UA Fine Arts Box Office, (520) 621-1162 I 12p-4p I M-F I theatre.arizona.edu

Parking: Park Avenue Garage, located on Park Avenue just north of Speedway Blvd. Pre-paid parking is available for weekday evening performances. Saturday and Sunday there is no charge to park. If you have special needs for parking, please call UA Parking & Transportation Services at (520) 621-3550.

Media Contact: Lisa Pierce, (520) 626-2686, lisapiercc@email.atizona.cdu 
Production Sponsor:
The Jacqueline Anne Morris Memorial Foundation



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Invisible Theatre Extends Tucson's Hilarious Whodunit, SHEAR MADNESS


IT Extends Tucson’s Hilarious Whodunit
Through April 26, 2015!


Written by

Paul Portner

Original Director: Bruce Jordan

Original Producers: Marilyn Abrams & Bruce Jordan

Original Adaptors: Marilyn Abrams & Bruce Jordan

(March 31, 2015, Tucson, Arizona); IT is thrilled to announce 4 additional performances of SHEAR MADNESS to be added to the original April 7 – 19, 2015 dates. The extended dates and times are:

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

This unique comedy-whodunit opens Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Invisible Theatre (1400 N. First Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719). Directed by Susan Claassen, it takes place in Tucson’s "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and stars Eric Anson, Jesse Boone, Robert Encila, Lori Hunt, Susan Kovitz, and Jack Neubeck. It is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor!

The single show ticket price for SHEAR MADNESS is $30. Additional discounts are available for groups, seniors, active military and students.

Tickets are available for purchase by calling the Invisible Theatre Box Office at (520) 882-9721 and are also available 24/7 on-line through OvationTix at www.invisibletheatre.com.

Audiences are advised to arrive 30 minutes prior to curtain.

For more information about IT’s production of SHEAR MADNESS, including photos related to the show, visit our Media Center at www.invisibletheatre.com.



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The Arizona Rose Theatre Company Presents “Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling


From: Arizona Rose Theatre [mailto:azrosetheatre@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:37 PM
Subject: OPENING NEXT WEEK!!! "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling




The Arizona Rose Theatre Company Presents


"Steel Magnolias"

by Robert Harling


Directed by Cynthia Howell



April 11 & 12

Saturday at 2pm & 7pm

Sunday at 2pm


at the Temple of Music & Arts Cabaret Theatre

330 S Scott Ave.


"Advanced Sale"

Adults: $15

Seniors (60 & up)/Military: $13

Children (12 & under): $8


"At the Door"

Adults: $17

Seniors (60 & up)/Military: $15

Children (12 & under): $10



Available on the website: www.arizonarosetheatre.com

or by calling (520)888-0509

Call for Special Group Pricing


Set in a beauty parlor in Chinquapin, Louisiana, Steel Magnolias illustrates how the lives of six distinctly different women interweave via the small town gossip that shadows the unending cycle of birth, marriage and death. Filled with hilarious Southern repartee and humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play draws on the town's underlying strength—and love—which gives the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and in bad.




Lindy Bowser (M'Lynn) 

Stephanie Howell (Shelby) 

Leah Kari (Ouiser) 

Teresa Shade (Truvy) 

Ina Shivack (Clairee) 

Alexandra Totillo (Annelle)




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Dance and Mariachi Summer Camp

Arizona seeks public comment on changes to arts standards - Tucson News Now

Arizona seeks public comment on changes to arts standards - Tucson News Now

PHOENIX (AP) - Proposed revisions to Arizona's standards for arts education in public schools are up for public review.
The state Department of Education says educators and others have until April 24 to comment on the draft versions of updated arts standards.
The department says it is soliciting comments through an online survey, email and other means, including three public webinars and public meetings in the Phoenix area, Flagstaff and Tucson.
The draft standards will be used to revise current standards for dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas says the arts are an important part of every child's education and that her staff will ensure that feedback received by the department is incorporated into the final versions.




From: The Great American Playhouse [mailto:info=gaplayhouse.com@mail72.wdc01.mcdlv.net] On Behalf Of The Great American Playhouse
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:57 AM








$18.50- ADULTS



Call the GAP Box Office (520)512-5145 for tickets.
Box Office opens 10AM Tuesday-Saturday(12PM Sunday)
Great American Playhouse
13005 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85739


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Monday, March 30, 2015

Borderlands Theater seeks Ushers for RIVER CITY

-----Original Message-----
From: boxoffice@borderlandstheater.org
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 6:16 PM
Subject: Borderlands Theater seeks Ushers for RIVER CITY

Borderlands is looking for ushers for their final performances. Ushers are
asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to each performance wearing a white top and
black bottoms. After assisting the box office manager ushers are invited to
see the performance for FREE.

Bring a friend! We need 2 ushers per night!! Please call the box office
(number below) or email boxoffice@borderlandstheater.org if interested.

Thank you!

Nicole M Smith
Box Office Manager


by Diana Grisanti

Shaken by her father's death, Mary sets off to uncover three generations'
worth of secrets buried in the West End of Louisville, Kentucky. River City
charts Mary's discoveries, which span four decades, and investigates race,
memory, and the ghosts that haunt one American family.


Performance times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 P.M. with Sunday
matinees at 2:00 P.M. Opening Night $24, General $20, Senior $17, Student
$14 (group rates and various discounts available) Please call the
Borderlands Box Office (520)882-7406 to make your reservations.


All performances will be at ZUZI, 738 N. 5th Ave. Tickets can be purchased
online here or by phone at (520) 882-7406. For more information please call
(520) 882-8607.

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Old Tucson Company - Female Musical Auditions 04/11/2015


From: Scott Madsen [mailto:smadsen@oldtucson.com]
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 3:01 PM
Subject: Old Tucson Company - Musical Auditions 04/11/2015



Old Tucson Company proudly announces Female Musical Auditions. Auditions are Saturday, April 11th at 4:00 PM. Applications (happily) accepted in advance. 

Open to applicants age 18 and up, please. 

Applicants will perform a cold reading from a script, sing a song and be taught and perform a dance routine. Please prepare a song to sing. (No live accompanist is available. Applicants may sing a cappella, or may bring instrumental audio tracks on CD, flash-drive or MP3 player.) Please wear clothes and shoes you can move and dance in. Please bring a completed application-- or send one in advance. 

This position will require performers who can act, sing and dance to regularly display all those abilities. It also requires substantial in-character guest interaction or, as we call it, "street atmosphere." Strong teamwork is also a must! 

Shift availability on weekdays and weekends, including some evenings, is preferred. 

Audition location: Old Tucson, 201 S Kinney Rd, Tucson AZ 85735. Approach via the Employee/Delivery entrance and park in the Employee Lot. Check in with Security to be directed to the auditions. 

Visit http://oldtucson.com/about/join-our-team/ for application details and other information.

Old Tucson Company is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.


Human Resources/Operations Manager - Old Tucson Company



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Rogue Theatre Summer Acting Conservatory


From: Director [mailto:director@theroguetheatre.org]
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 1:11 PM
Subject: Rogue Theatre Summer Acting Conservatory


Summer Acting Conservatory

May 15th - June 5th

6-10pm, Monday-Friday

with Matt Bowdren and David Greenwood


This three week acting intensive, led by members of the Rogue Theatre’s resident acting ensemble, will introduce explore listening, concentration, character development, and vocal & physical skills. The three weeks will culminate in a performance of scenes for an invited audience of theatre professionals along with friends and family.

This conservatory is for actors with a basic understanding of the craft who want to increase their effectiveness and ability on stage.


To schedule an interview, email a headshot and resume to director@theroguetheatre.org.

Matt Bowdren has been a member of the resident acting ensemble and Education Coordinator at the Rogue Theatre for three seasons now. In with time he has appeared in Waiting for Godot, Awake and Sing, Betrayal, Arcadia, Measure for Measure, Mistake of the Goddess, Richard the III and others. Matt facilitates and devises weekly training sessions with the Rogues resident com­pany, along with being an adjunct professor of theatre at the University of Arizona and Pima College where he teaches acting and directing. Matt holds an MFA in per­formance from the University of Georgia and has taught and acted in Georgia and New York City with many companies including The Rose of Athens, Collaborative Stages, The Michael Chekhov Theatre, and The Hudson Shakespeare Company.


David Greenwood is a member of the Rogue Theatre Acting Ensemble and has appeared in over seventeen productions at the Rogue. He is the former Artistic Director of Tucson Art Theatre, Tucson, Arizona and a former member of the Cactus Theatre in Chicago, Illi­nois. David was the founder and lead teacher and facili­tator of Actor’s Gymnasium, Prescott College - Tucson Center. David studied acting and directing with Robert Ellermann and has a detailed knowledge of the work of Stanislavsky and the full Stanislavsky tradition. He has taught and lectured on the work of Stanislavsky, Mey-erhold, Vakhtangov,Grotowsky, Eugenio Barba/Odin Teatret and the Group Theatre. His work as a director includes The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, The Glass Menagerie, Cerceau, Figs and Red Wine, Valentine’s Day, Spring Dance, and other plays.


The Rogue Theatre • 300 E University Blvd.



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Tubac Center of the Arts Summer Arts Program Call for Teaching Artists


From: sarah@tubacarts.org [mailto:sarah@tubacarts.org]
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 10:29 AM
Subject: Tucson TTA List - Call for Teaching Artists


Tubac Center of the Arts Summer Arts Program Call for Teaching Artists


Calling all Southern Arizona Teaching Artists!  Tubac Center of the Arts is looking for Teaching Artists of all disciplines, including Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Literary Arts, for the Summer Arts Program, a 4-week summer camp for 6-14 year olds.   You will have the freedom to develop your own lessons!


Students will rotate to different classes throughout the day; some students may take just one week, while other students will be there for all four weeks. Teaching Artists will develop 4 different lessons/projects, one per week (approximately 3-4 total contact hours per group), in their discipline.


Teaching Artists will also be paired with a Teen Assistant for each class, many of whom are past participants in the Summer Arts Program.  Teaching Artists must be available each day of the Summer Arts Program. 



Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

June 2-25, 2015

9:00 am - 3:30 pm



$25/ contact hour

Gas/travel stipend available

Supply budget available


Preferred Qualifications

5 years working as a Teaching Artist

Experience as an artist

Experience developing curriculum and lesson plans

Experience working with 6-14 year olds, K-8th graders

Experience working in a school, after-school program, or summer camp


To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a sample lesson plan to  sarah@tubacarts.org  by April 10, 2015. Interviews will be available in Tucson and Tubac.


Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.


About Tubac Center of the Arts

Tubac Center of the Arts is a nonprofit multi-disciplinary arts center located at 9 Plaza Road, Tubac, AZ 85646.Tubac Center of the Arts is the core of Tubac's artistic heritage and identity.  We pursue excellence in serving as a venue for artistic expression, appreciation and learning for those who create and enjoy art in southern Arizona.




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Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 7:30pm

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

The original G.I. Jane

This bright, sparkling comedy follows Marie, a feisty young girl raised by a regiment of French soldiers high in the Alps.  Peppered with exhilarating arias, astonishing high notes and outrageous fun, Marie grapples between her patriotic loyalty to her “dear brothers” and the expectations of “polite” society.  Coloratura soprano Susannah Biller stars as the title role for Donizetti’s whimsical and hilarious romp.

Biller’s voice is light, sweet, and gorgeous – San Francisco Classical Voice

Running time: 2 hours and 34 minutes including one 30 minute intermission.

Arizona Opera is proud to partner with Phoenix Ballet for this performance of The Daughter of the Regiment.


Tickets and info: http://www.azopera.org/performances/daughter-regiment




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Registration Now Open for Arizona Theatre Company's Summer on Stage Program

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Carr [mailto:scarr51@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Steve Carr
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 8:59 AM
Subject: Registration Now Open for Arizona Theatre Company's Summer on Stage Program


Arizona Theatre Company's Summer on Stage Program

The students of today become the artists of tomorrow

Summer on Stage & Summer Backstage: TUCSON

Theatre has made me so much more open. Your skill sets improve so much, and you start to see the world with new eyes.
- Laura Leader, Summer on Stage participant 2012-2013


Arizona Theatre Companys Learning & Education team offer an ever-evolving Summer on Stage program, resident in Tucson for over a decade. ATC staff and local teaching artists work alongside college interns to inspire, engage, and empower our high school student participants as they navigate the steps toward becoming confident and visionary artists of tomorrow.


Our doors are open: anyone can participate.  An audition is not necessary to be a part of Summer on Stage, nor is performance experience required; passion and curiosity are the only prerequisites to success. Full and partial tuition scholarships are available through a transparent process to make certain all those who wish to participate can do so, regardless of cost.



Summer on Stage: Tucson is a five-week intensive theatre-training program that unleashes creativity and connects participants to their full potential. Over a few short weeks, the program bonds a disparate group of young people through a collaborative experience that instills within them a work ethic that is carried out into their wider community. It is extraordinary, meaningful and life-changing.


ATC staff and professional teaching artists selected by ATC guide our students through a variety of skill-based theatre classes that serve as the foundation to prepare them for a creative and engaged life in the arts and beyond, and culminating in fully-realized productions presented on the Arizona Theatre Company mainstage at the Temple of Music and Art.. We place an emphasis on process over product and articulate success through engagement, learning and growth.


Summer Backstage

Participants in the technical theatre training program are mentored by ATC staff and guest artists in hands-on workshop sessions that prepare them to assist in the creation and implementation of our scenic, lighting, sound, properties, and costume designs. The five-week experience for our Summer Backstage students culminates in their delivery of our shows as the technical crew for full productions at the Temple of Music and Art. Our Backstage students return to their schools with rigorous technical and creative practice, as ambassadors for their art form and as teachers of best practice to their own theatrical communities.



Summer on Stage has been one of the best experiences Ive had in my life thus far. The people you work with are wonderful and the amount of knowledge that Ive taken from the program is tremendous. I highly recommend it for people who are willing to work hard with what they love.

 – Jalon Jackson


[SOS] gave me more confidence. If I can be confident on stage, I can be confident in front of anybodyThis program changed my life. I loved it so much! The people are amazing. You learn so much and improve tremendously. Its so fun that your summer goes by too quickly.

Taylor Schlicht



Where & When

Classes and rehearsals take place in studio classrooms at the University of Arizonas School of Theatre, Film & Television. Technical workshops take place at ATCs facilities in downtown Tucson. Productions are performed at the Temple of Music and Art.

June 22 through July 24, 2015
Monday through Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm


Stonewall Scholars

Full and partial scholarships for Summer on Stage: Tucson are made possible thanks to the generous support of the Stonewall Foundation. Scholarship Application Forms are available on our website.


Email education@arizonatheatre.org




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Broadway in Tucson 2015/2016 Blockbuster Season!


From: Broadway in Tucson [mailto:info@broadwayintucson.com]
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 8:04 AM
Subject: Announcing our 2015/2016 Blockbuster Season!




      New Season Ticket Packages for the BLOCKBUSTER 2015/2016 BROADWAY IN TUCSON SEASON are now on sale

Presented in collaboration with UA Presents at Centennial Hall

New season ticket packages are now on sale.  Becoming a Season Ticket Holder is the only way to ensure you have seats TODAY to shows like THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and THE BOOK OF MORMON.  Package prices differ depending on the number of shows, day of week and seating section selected and range in price from $69 - $410. Season ticket holders save up to 40% off regular ticket prices, get priority seating and can exchange their tickets in the event of a conflict.  Click here for more info or call the Season Ticket Office at 1-866-821-2929 (M-F)!

Package Options:
Includes all 5 shows (CHICAGO is a special event and must be purchased separately to add to your package).  Select your performance and seating area and you will sit in the same seats each time you attend, plus you can keep your seats for years to come through renewal.

Out of town?  Already seen a show?  Signature Series buyers also have the option of dropping one show from their package and still keep their same seats.  Click here to see all the pricing options and to purchase a season ticket package.

Select three or more shows and get the ultimate in flexibility!  For each of your shows, you can choose any performance, any section and any quantity of seats. Click here to see Choice Season ticket prices and to purchase a season ticket package.

Season tickets holders also get the first chance to purchase tickets to a special engagement. CHICAGO, returns to Tucson for five performances only April 22-24, 2016.  This classic Kander & Ebb musical has one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. This show is not part of the regular 5-Show Signature Season Ticket package.

Individual tickets for the 2015/2016 season will go on sale in the Fall.




September 29-October 4, 2015
UA Centennial Hall
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Leapin’ Lizards!

The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form.  Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.

Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” 


October 21-November 1, 2015
UA Centennial Hall
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Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA , will come to Tucson as part of a brand new North American Tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography. The beloved story and thrilling score will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour.
Season ticket performances October 21-27.



January 5-10, 2016
UA Centennial
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The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour . Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland – in rock, music, theatre and film - nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia.



February 16-21, 2016
UA Centennial Hall
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The New York Times
calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. Contains explicit language. For more information, visit BookofMormonTheMusical.com.



March 30-April 3, 2016

UA Centennial Hall
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The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd Street is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.” Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie, 42nd Street tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown home and comes to New York to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady . When the star breaks her ankle, Peggy takes over and becomes a star. With a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, this sparkling new production will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical Revival.
***Please note there is no Tuesday evening performance***



And still to come this season...


*THIS WEEK* March 31-April 5

UA Centennial Hall

Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. Recommended for ages 12+. Buy tickets now »


April 21-26

UA Centennial Hall

Newsies is inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ when newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphan and runaway newsies on a two-week-long action against Pulitzer, Hearst and other powerful newspaper publishers. 

The stage version introduces seven brand-new songs by the original team of Menken and Feldman while keeping many of the beloved songs from the film, including ‘Carrying the Banner’, ‘Seize the Day,’ ‘King of New York’ and ‘Santa Fe.’. Buy tickets now »


Budgeting for your season tickets just got easier with our new three payment plan.  There's no interest and you'll pay one fixed monthly charge now, June 29 and July 27.  A $10 processing fee will be added to the last payment.

You can purchase your tickets with just $100 down and the remainder will be charged to your credit card after July 27, 2015.  There is a $10 service fee for this service

*Credit cards only with expiration dates after 08/15
Checks are not accepted with any payment plan.



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