Wednesday, October 16, 2019



From: Sara Jackson <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:09 AM



SEEKING: Boy, 4-6 years old. Any Ethnicity. Located in the Tucson/Sahuarita/Green Valley/Tubac area.

Our ideal candidate an intriguing and charismatic child; in the story, he is mute until the last moment of the film.

To Audition: Parents, please submit a recent photo/headshot (reel and resume are welcomed but not required).

Contact: with the subject: "SOTW Casting - Boy"


Production Title: "Season of the Witch: The Last Sacrifice"

Director: Carolyn Cavallero

Production Length: Non-Union, Ultra Low Budget Feature Film

Production Location: Tubac, AZ

Shooting dates: TBD (10 days total: split between December 2019 and March 2020)

Compensation: $150/Day + Gas stipend ($20/Day), Food, Copy, Credit (includes IMDb)

Filming details: The tone and concept for the film was inspired by the Director's love of films from the 1940s particularly the work of Ingmar Bergman and Carl Dreyer. The film will be shot in dramatic Black and White.



Present day in a small village in America. An impending invasion by unseen and unknown forces. There has been no gas and no cellular connection for a year. Into this scene of fear and paranoia, a stranger appeared a year ago. A Young Woman with no memory of her past. The Villagers think she is strange and regard her with suspicion. The rumors & lies about the woman grow. Soon the Villagers are calling her a "witch" and saying that Satan commands her to do evil and she is the cause of their suffering. The Woman is terrified. All she has in the world is the Boy who she believes is her son. She wants the Boy to say she is really his mother. She loves him. She believes that if he can say he loves her she will be saved. The Boy refuses to speak. At the last moment, the Boy, her son, runs to her and speaks for the first time. He calls her his Mommie and begs her not to die. He finally tells her that he loves her. The Woman opens her eyes and is reborn through his love.



Carolyn Cavallero is an international award winning filmmaker, with a history of 20 years in the industry. Kicking off her career, she teamed up with Russian director Sergei Bodrov (Academy Award Nominee for "Prisoner of the Mountains" and "Mongol"), writing and co-directing the Russian film "I Wanted To See Angels", which had International distribution and was featured at the Telluride Film Festival. In partnership with Bodrov, she wrote screenplays for Samuel Goldwyn Films, Walden Media, Pandora Films Germany and Tengri Productions Kazachstan as well as being Associate Producer on the Oscar nominated film "Prisoner of the Mountains".



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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Rogue Theatre presents Blithe Spirit

The Rogue Theatre


Blithe Spirit


by Noël Coward


Directed by Joseph McGrath
Music Direction by Russell Ronnebaum

November 7–24, 2019

Thursday–Saturday 7:30 P.M., Saturday & Sunday 2:00 P.M.
Discussion with the cast and director follows all performances

Performance Schedule
Ticket information

The Rogue Theatre at The Historic Y
300 East University Boulevard

Free Off-Street Parking
See Map and Parking Information



The novelist Charles Condomine invites the spiritualist Madame Arcati to hold a séance in his home.
Arcati inadvertently summons the ghost of Charles’ first wife, Elvira, who Charles can see,
but his present wife, Ruth, can’t. A jealous ghost, Elvira tries to upset the marriage.


Free Open Talk on
Blithe Spirit

Saturday, November 2, 2:00 P.M.

On Saturday, November 2, Director Joseph McGrath will introduce Rogue audiences to Blithe Spirit and its creator, Noël Coward.The cast will also give a sneak preview of the play.

Note that all our upcoming season’s plays will be preceded by
a free open talk at 2:00 P.M. on the Saturday before the run begins,
and you are invited! Talks can fill up, so plan to arrive early.


Complete information on Blithe Spirit




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Unscrewed Theater: Comic Chaos - Improvised Comic Book AUDITIONS October 20th


From: Chris Seidman <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:03 PM
Subject: Comic Chaos - Improvised Comic Book AUDITIONS October 20th


Our improvised comic book House team is looking to grow their roster of Superheroes & Supervillans.




Sunday, October 20, 2019

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Unscrewed Theater



Comic Chaos, a long-form Improv house team at Unscrewed Theater, is pleased to announce open auditions! They are currently scouring the city in search of several more animated personalities willing to join our team.


Comic Chaos is an improvisational theater group that specializes in long form improv comedy, serialized in the style of comic books. Their 30-minute sets consist of improvised stage combat, goofy characters, and opportunities for audience interaction. All performances are family friendly fun for everyone.


The audition process will start promptly at 6:00pm on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Unscrewed Theater! Auditioners should expect to be there for the entire 2 hour audition. Wear clothing suitable for movement (avoid flip-flops, dresses, and skirts). Please contact to confirm your attendance or if you have any questions. Walk-ins will be welcomed.  


Comic Chaos is a 100% volunteer-based improv team. Rehearsals are typically every Sunday from 6pm to 8pm with performances on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 6pm.  


Unscrewed Theater is a 100% volunteer-run community theater dedicated to teaching and showcasing the art of improvisational theater. They are located at 4500 E Speedway Blvd #39, just west of Speedway & Swan in Midway Plaza on the south side of the street.





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The Santa Cruz Shoestring Players presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS



A Musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

The Santa Cruz Shoestring Players

October 31-November 2 and November 7-9 at 7:00 PM

November 3"' and 10th at 3:00PM

Tickets: $20 in advance - $25 at door

A deviously delicious Broadway sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers everywhere for more than 30 years -- and now it's ready to take a bite out of you! When meek flower shop assistant Seymour stumbles across a new breed of plant, he names it Audrey II alter his co-worker crush. As Audrey II grows bigger and meaner, the foul-mouthed carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down-and-out Seymour as long as he keeps feeding it BLOOD. Just when it is too late, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination! Full of delightfully demented humor, this campy musical comedy promises a night of gleeful gore with a pop/rock score by Tony Award winner Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. This production is directed by Marcy Miller with musical direction by Murry Holmstrom and choreography by Susie Brown. *Due to some mature thematic material including comic horror violence, this show may not be appropriate for young children.


CPAC Community Performance & Art Center

·         1250 W Continental Rd Green Valley

·          520-399-1750







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HALLOWED GROUND: Stories for the Season, An Evening of Dance/Mime Theatre with Mika Deslongchamps and Rick Wamer


tickets on sale here NOW!



October 29 & 30, 2019 - 7:00 pm

two nights only

EARLY BIRD TICKETS through October 1, 2020 - All Seats 12.00

After October 1: General Admission 15.00 Seniors/Students/Military 13.00

The Vail Theatre of the Arts, 10701 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way, Tucson, AZ 85747

520 897-3925

. . .an impressive depth of interpretation and heart!

— Marcel Marceau


Rick Wamer with Mika Deslongchamps and the Vail Theatre of the Arts Present: ON HALLOWED GROUND: Stories for the Season, An Evening of Dance/Mime Theatre with Mika Deslongchamps and Rick Wamer

Mika Deslongchamps and Rick Wamer join forces to create a delightfully spirited performance of Dance Theatre and Mime for the Season of All Hallows Eve at the Vail Theatre of the Arts in Tucson, October 29 and 30, 2019, at 7:00 pm each evening.

Mika brings her gift of dance and theatre since her days of dancing as a child, and Rick Wamer brings his iconic mime artistry to this all ages performance.

The evening will feature Mika Deslongchamps with an ensemble cast of nine dancers in several newly devised pieces such as DANCE MACABRE, a dance about how the jack-o-lantern fits in with modern society and walks the line between its scary history and desire for light, INFERNA, a suite of dance solos, and RAVEN, a piece intertwining dance and mime that interprets the famed Edgar Allan Poe poem, that will have Rick joining the ensemble.



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Audition for Staged Reading of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Subject: Audition Notice

CASTING CALL for Staged Reading of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Holding auditions for role of Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Actress age 20s-30s needed for staged reading to take place in February 2020. One week of rehearsals, one weekend of performances. Possible extension to full production at later date. Audition date is Monday, October 21, 6-9PM. Stipend will be offered.

Please forward headshot/resume for audition consideration and/or for more information, contact Susan, or 520-241-4604.

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Independent Film Arizona meeting and events


From: Independent Film Arizona <>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2019 12:08 PM
Subject: IFA Newsletter


Independent Film Arizona




Next meeting at the JCC - November 5th at 7 PM
Working with Union Actors - SAG-AFTRA

Join us on Oct 15th (all day)
at the Tucson Convention Center


For the First
Arizona Film Expo on October 15
as part of the
TENWEST Festival

Please go to TenWest to Register ASAP!

Or go to


Four Corners Educational Sessions
Vendor Tables & Booths

9:00 - 9:45        Broadcast News: How is It Different from Film and TV?
10:00 - 10:45    Agents and Managers and Publicists, Oh, My!
11:00 - 11:45    Successfully Submitting to a Distributor
1:00 - 1:45        Could My Great Idea Be a Movie or TV Show?
2:00 - 2:45        From Concept to Completion: How to Take Your Idea to Completed Project
3:00 - 3:45        Successfully Submitting to a Film Festival
4:00 - 4:45        Arizona Film Industry Town Hall

9:00 - 9:45        Film Workshop with Pearry Teo
10:00 - 10:45    Producer's Checklist
11:00 - 11:45    Film Commissioners & Government Officials Breakout Session
1:00 - 1:45        Western Films
2:00 - 3:30        Pitch Sessions with Agents, Managers & Publicists
3:30 - 5:00        Pitch Sessions with Distributors

TenWest Events Oct 11-20th
Film Expo - Tuesday, Oct 15 - All Day


Join IFA for $25! for the year! 
 Many benefits!

IFA normally meets at the JCC -
3800 E. River Road
(Near Dodge) Tucson, AZ 85718
2nd floor - Multi-Purpose Room



Begins Oct 22, 2019


Monday & Thursday 
Personalized Monologues
Scene Study
to create complex nuanced characters,
for auditions and performance

Improv and Character Development

$175 for series of 6 classes
or $300 for both series
Drop-in Class Rate $35.

Class Meets at Southern Arizona Video Productions
911 South Tyndall Ave (near 22nd) Tucson, 85719

Taught by: Genie Joseph

We look forward to seeing you at the next IFA Event!


The fearless IFA documentarians meet monthly contact Ann Dalton:




The Director's Chair

As always we want to thank you for coming every month to be part of the vibrant Independent Film Arizona community. 
Remember, IFA meetings are free and open to the public, but we also strongly encourage you to take the next step and become a member. For only $25.00 a year, you can be part of this amazing group of people who strive to help the independent Filmmakers of Southern Arizona. Academic memberships are also available for free for actively enrolled students.

You know that being on time is one of the keys to success, so we'll see you there at 7 PM at the JCC 3800 E. River Road, Tucson, AZ 85718

Genie Joseph, President
Independent Film Arizona






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Arizona Repertory Theatre presents 'Pippin', the Tony Award Winning Musical


From: Lorsung, Jordan Marie - (jlorsung) <>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2019 2:35 PM
Subject: For Immediate Release - Arizona Repertory Theatre presents 'Pippin', the Tony Award Winning Musical with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and Book by Roger O. Hirson.



Arizona Repertory Theatre presents Pippin, the Tony Award Winning Musical with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and Book by Roger O. Hirson.


Tucson, AZ – Arizona Repertory Theatre presents Pippin, the Tony Award Winning Musical with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a Book by Roger O. Hirson, October 19 - November 3, 2019 in the Marroney Theatre located at 1025 N. Olive Road (UA campus located near the SE corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard)


Pippin, directed by UA Assistant Professor Christie Kerr, has an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz. Pippin tells the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power, but none of them supply him with the treasure he seeks. In the end, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the simple, ordinary moments that happen every day.


Ticket prices range from $15 to $35.  Discounts available for seniors, students, military, UA employee/alumni and groups of 10 or more.  Tickets can be purchased at or by calling the College of Fine Arts Box Office at (520) 621-1162 or in person at 1025 N. Olive Road.  Box office hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 1-5pm. 


Pippin has a run time of 2 hours and 10 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.  A pre-show discussion is scheduled on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 12:45pm in the Harold Dixon Directing Studio (Drama Bldg. Rm 116). A post-show discussion with members of the cast is scheduled on Friday, November 1, 2019 following the performance. Pippin is sponsored by Production Sponsors Richard and Yvonne Morris and Musical Theatre Series Sponsor Jane Kivel.


For more information, visit  Media photos available now at the ART Press Room


About Arizona Repertory Theatre

Arizona Repertory Theatre(ART) is a unique theatre company within the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, Film & Television. ART presents six productions each season designed to educate and train theatre students while providing an incredibly entertaining experience for audiences. ART performs over 80 performances each season from September through May. ART is modeled after professional theatre companies and consists of students from the Acting and Musical Theatre program with students from the Design and Technology program providing production support.Arizona Repertory Theatre invites you to experience the future of theatre and “See Tomorrow’s Stars Today!”


Marroney Theatre

PO Box 210003 | Tucson, AZ 85721

Office: 520-626-2671

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Something Something Theatre presents TransFormations


From: Something Something Theatre <>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2019 6:49 PM
Subject: TransFormations opens soon!



Something Something Theatre

is proud to present 
in its first full run!







5% of our gross ticket sales will be donated to the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA)



directed by Tom Slauson

all roles played by Martie van der Voort


Local actor and genderqueer playwright 
van der Voort movingly plays
transgender folks and their loved ones, 
in the setting of a support group.

TransFormations is produced in partnership
with St. Francis Creative Arts Committee

October 31 - November 17, 2019

at St. Francis in the Foothills
4625 E River Road, NW corner of Swan

Preview Thursday/Fridays/Saturdays at 7:30, Sundays at 3:00
[Note the Sunday matinee change to 3 PM.]

Tickets: $25 GA, $20 seniors/military, with I.D.

$15 - Thursday preview, or for groups of 10+

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$5 - all high school/PCC/UA
students & teachers, with I.D.
Buy tickets online
or call 468.6111


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Please join us!
Cross-dressing encouraged, especially on Halloween.







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Sunday, October 13, 2019


By Chuck Graham,


Georg (Jeremy Vega), left, gets encouragement from Ladislav (Jose "Chach" Snook) to follow his heart

The students are learning a lot as Tucson's own Arts Express theater arts education company stages a lively production of “She Loves Me,” directed by Chris Will. Rightfully dubbed “a good old-fashioned musical,” the show itself has a history with long roots.

It opened on Broadway in 1964, the same year “Hello, Dolly” sucked all the life out of the Tony Awards by winning almost everything. Talk about bad timing.

But a 1993 revival on Broadway brought fresh waves of acclaim to “She Loves Me” and also inspired the 1998 movie adaptation “You've Got Mail.” Digital technology is moving so fast these days, Hollywood should be ready for a smartphone version any time now.

Where the original “She Loves Me” shines is in the extra sweetness of its traditional propriety and manners. At heart this is a story of romance between a pair of “lonely hearts” letter writers. In love with each other's words, they have yet to meet in person.

Since the musical (with its songs by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick) is based on the 1937 play “Parfumerie” by Hungarian playwright Mikos Laszlo, the setting is Budapest between the world wars when everyone was taking a deep breath.

It was also a time when the city's fashion-obsessed and properly scented ladies took such matters as olfactory appeal quite seriously. Back then, personal ads in newspapers also provided a surreptitious way for people to get to know each other.

Mr. Maraczek (Jesus Limon) is the gruff but good-at-heart owner of an ever-so-proper perfume shop, a place where every exquisite scent must be not only appealing but also functional.

Mr. Maraczek's employees are equally determined to do everything the correct way. Or, as people used to say, “according to Hoyle.”

One of the two amorous hearts in question belongs to Georg (Jeremy Vega), highly regarded for his salesmanship in the ephemeral world of perfumes and ladies' accessories.

The other heart belongs to Amalia (Jodi Darling), the perfume shop's newest and most eager employee.

In to provide the complications that keep this story moving along are Ladislav (Jose “Chach” Snook), Steven (Kit Runge), Ilona (Danae Dorame) and Arpad (Conner Taylor).

There is no shortage of musical numbers, 23 to be exact. Several of them include a large ensemble portraying townspeople crisply performing elaborate routines as shoppers and the like, choreographed by Simone Jolivet Manuel.

All the main players get at least one showcase song as we meet them and then learn about their lives in this lovely-to-look-at shop where intrigue swirls thicker than the perfumes. Will Georg and Amalia ever meet? Will there be dessert served after those wonderful restaurant scenes?

“She Loves Me” has performances remaining Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd. There is an additional performance, in Saddlebrooke at the Desertview Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Dr., at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Tickets in advance are $24 general admission, $19 military and seniors age 65+, $15 students, $10 children 12 and under. All tickets are $5 more at the door. For details and online reservations, 520-319-0400 or; on twitter, @ArtsExpressAZ; on instagram @Arts_Express_Az; and on Facebook as Arts ExpressAZ.


FST! Presents: Smashed


FST! Presents: Smashed

Thursday, October 24th 07:00pm

Club Congress


FST! is a league of hilarious, insightful women who tell their stories, make their voices heard, and raise money for local charities.






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Friday, October 11, 2019

Odyssey Storytelling Presents: Second Chances


Odyssey Storytelling Presents: Second Chances
Curated by Ethel Lee-Miller & Belle Vivante
Produced by Penelope Starr
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Doors at 6:30, show at 7
The Sea of Glass Center for the Arts
330 E 7th Street
$10 Adults, $7 Students

“Second Chances”—7 personal stories of life’s second chances.
Surviving deadly beatings or the Big C with humor and optimism. Courage to tell a long-withheld tale. A teacher’s abiding influence. Sad loss of old loves giving way to new. The surprising possibilities of fostering a pregnant cat. Come hear diverse, touching, heartfelt stories of pain, shock, anger, fear woven with humor, joy, love and transformation. The unexpected rewards that life’s second chances offer. 

Tim Bentley 
Paloma Ibanez 
Hank Miller 
Susy Plummer 
Gina Rooney/Jennifer Treece   
Andrea Victoria 



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Look What's Goin' On At ZUZI!


From: ZUZI! Dance <>
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 9:02 AM
Subject: Check Out These Great ZUZI! Events!


Look What's Goin' On At ZUZI!

ZUZI! Dance | 738 N. 5th Ave., In The Historic Y, Tucson, AZ 85705



A ZUZI! Performance ~



A ZUZI! Fundraiser ~



A ZUZI! Tradition ~





A ZUZI! Show ~





Another ZUZI! Tradition ~







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Ballet Folklorico Tapatio 22nd Anniversary Show


Ballet Folklorico Tapatio 22nd Anniversary Show

·         Tucson Music Hall

·         Oct 20th

·         2:00pm

Get Tickets

The Ballet Folklorico Tapatio 20th Anniversary Show comes to the Tucson Music Hall on Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $18 + fees.

The show will take you on a trip throughout Mexico to enjoy the various regional dances and wonderful Mariachi music with El Mariachi Tapatio de Tucson!

Buy tickets at or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Two hours prior to event tickets must be purchased at Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office.

We can only guarantee the authenticity of tickets bought from our box office or

For additional information please call 520-791-4101 X 1.

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