Tuesday, September 08, 2015

UA's Arizona Repertory Theatre presents BAREFOOT in the PARK


From: Pierce, Lisa Ann - (lisapierce) [mailto:lisapierce@email.arizona.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:14 AM
Subject: Opposites Attract - & then Collide in UA's Rom-Com Season Opener


The 1963 Neil Simon classic, Barefoot in the Park, inspired many of today's romantic comedies & kicks off the UA Arizona Repertory season with its preview on Sep 20 & official opening night Sep 23. Opposites attract, but the real fun begins when they collide! See Tomorrow's Stars Today & get your tickets to join the fun! Details on the press release below. 



CONTACT: Lisa Pierce, Dir. of Marketing & Development 520.626.2686 lisapierce@email.arizona.edu
The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television

Approx Run Time: 120 minutes 15-minute Intermission Kevin Black, Director (520) 621.9380 kblack@email.arizona.edu Media Photo Call: Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 4:30pm in the Marroney Theatre

September 3, 2015

UA’s Arizona Repertory Theatre presents BAREFOOT in the PARK
by Neil Simon | directed by Kevin Black

TUCSON, AZ - It’s February, 1963. Corie is a free-spirited flower child and Paul is a buttoned-down new attorney. After six bliss-filled days at the Plaza Hotel, these two honeymooners move into a fifth-floor, cold-water flat with a busted radiator and a hole in the skylight. And then married life begins. Nearly everyone in town invades their love nest: deliverymen, Corie’s anxious mom, the aging ladies’ man next door – even a snow storm. Will the newlyweds survive the freezing weather and each others’ mismatched temperaments? Or will they follow Corie’s advice: “Let’s not get divorced. Let’s just kill each other.” In one of Neil Simon’s earliest Broadway hits, hip versus square makes for a hilarious, romantic comedy.

Dates & Times:

Previews: Sep 20 at 1:30pm, Sep 21 at 7:30pm Evenings: Sep 23-26, Oct 1-3, Oct 9-10 at 7:30pm Matinees: Sep 27, Oct 3-4, Oct 11 at 1:30pm

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

Cost/Admission: Regular $28,

Senior/UA Employee/Military $26, Student $19, Preview $17, Alumni discount $6 off qualifying rate Deeper discounts apply for groups numbering 10+

Ticket Information: UA Fine Arts Box Office, (520) 621-1162 | 12p-4p | M-F | 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, lisapierce@email.arizona.edu
Production Sponsor:
Gootter & Associates



*NOTE: Media photographers are only allowed to take photos at Media Photo Call, this Thursday, Sep 10, 4:30pm in the Marroney Theatre. All press & media are welcome ONLY at that time to take photos. As always, we will also have professional photos by Ed Flores on our website, complete with captions: theatre.arizona.edu > Press Room > Media Photos. 



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