ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE
www.theatre.arizona.edu • 621-1162
Arizona Repertory Theatre is a unique theatre company within the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television. ART presents six productions each season with over 100 performances from September through May. Modeled after professional theatre companies, ART 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!”
ARIZONA ROSE THEATRE
www.arizonarosetheatre.com • 888-0589
The Arizona Rose Theater celebrates 32 years this season, its second season in the Tucson Mall. Opening the season is a sequel to last year’s popular show, “Musical World of Disney” (Aug.-Sept.), followed by the comic thriller “Deathtrap” (Sept.-Oct.), “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” (Dec.), “Crimes of the Heart” (Feb.-March), and the musical “Little Women” (April-May). Rose offerings also include opera and an education program with classes in drama, voice and more.
ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY
www.arizonatheatre.org • 622-2823
Arizona Theatre Company opens its 52nd season with a comedy by Karen Zacarías, “Native Gardens,” Sept. 8–29 at the Temple of Music & Art, followed by “Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End,” a tribute to a best-selling author and humorist, Oct. 20-Nov 10. “The Music Man” marches into Tucson Dec. 1–Dec. 30, followed by August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running,” Jan. 19 – Feb. 9, “American Mariachi,” March 9 – March 30 and “Things I Know to Be True,” April 20 – May 11.
ARTISTS AT WORK
A centrally located gallery and gift store featuring handmade stained glass, sterling silver jewelry, Native American jewelry and pottery, talavera, paintings, Judaica, and more, at affordable prices. Local and international artists are represented. Visit the charming, unique, colorful atmosphere of this Tucson store — a wonderful discovery — a place you will want to bring your friends. Your first visit will enchant you. A feast for the eyes. Definitely an experience! Tucson’s Hamsa center. Stained glass commissions welcome.
www.balletucson.org • 903-1445
Ballet Tucson’s 2018 Fall Concert, “Spirit Garden,” is a unique commemoration of the “Day of the Dead” with original choreography set to music by Tucson’s celebrated troubadours, Calexico. “Boler-O” is a pulsing, energetic rendition of Maurice Ravel’s masterpiece. “I’ll See You in My Dreams” (premiere) is a tribute to the Great American Songbook of the ’20s and ’30s performed with live music by The Great Banjo Summit. Oct. 12-14 at PCC Center for the Arts. Tickets at
(800) 838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.
BROADWAY IN TUCSON
www.broadwayintucson.com • 903-1445
Broadway in Tucson/A Nederlander Presentation is part of the nationally recognized Nederlander Producing Company of America. Since their first season, Broadway in Tucson has brought more than 1,100,000 patrons to the touring Broadway experience. Now presenting in the historic Centennial Hall, this season offers six full week shows as well as a special weekend event. Broadway in Tucson accepts senior, military and student discounts with a valid ID.
DEGRAZIA GALLERY IN THE SUN
www.degrazia.org • 299-9191
Paintings and sculpture spanning six decades of Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia’s career are featured in “DeGrazia’s Chickens,” a new exhibit at the Gallery in the Sun. Chickens were a favorite subject of the artist who depicted them as everything from a folksy background detail or fashion accessory, to heroic portraits and textile designs. This exhibit is currently on display through Jan. 30, 2019.
DESERTVIEW PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
www.dvpac.net • 825-2818
Located just north of Oro Valley is a hidden gem of local, national, and international entertainment — SaddleBrooke TWO’s DesertView Performing Arts Center. This fall, they are featuring “The 3 International Tenors” (performing Sept. 5) — an incredible concert that pays homage to the likes of Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, and Enrico Caruso. Immerse yourself in the most memorable songs ever written, including “Time to Say Goodbye,” “Ave Maria,” and “Nessun Dorma.”
FOX TUCSON THEATRE
www.foxtucson.com • 547-3040
The meticulously restored 1930s Fox Tucson Theatre has a proud tradition of bringing the community together by providing world class entertainment. Each season we add another layer of entertainment history to the patina of the “Crown Jewel of Downtown.” This season the Fox is embracing it all with its biggest season yet! There is something for every music and comedy lover this season from industry icons and legends to exciting new artists — tickets at www.foxtucson.com.
www.invisibletheatre.com • 882-9721
Invisible Theatre celebrates its 48th anniversary with an exciting mix of contemporary works like “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey,” solo journeys like “Zero Hour” and special events like “A Converstion with Edith Head” that offers something for every theater-goer. Our selections provide unforgettable moments that will thrill, inspire, and engage you! Invisible Theatre got its name from the invisible energy that flows between performers and an audience that makes the magic of theatre. Let the magic begin!
THE LEARNING CURVE
Now in its 17th year, The Learning Curve offers intriguing topics presented by outstanding scholars who delight in teaching. From single lectures followed by gourmet lunches in the Food for Thought series to multi-session classes in art, music, literature, history and more, plus travel programs, writing workshops and special events, this independent arts and humanities program provides opportunities to explore new ideas and enjoy learning for the love
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP
Live Theatre Workshop produces accessible and affordable professional theatre and theatre education that entertains, educates and enlightens. This nonprofit theatre is supported by generous people who appreciate LTW’s Mainstage plays, Family Series productions, Etcetera Late-Night shows, and year-round theatre education for youth. Tickets are available in six- or four-show series or individually, with discounts for preview and Thursday shows and for military, students and seniors.
THE LOFT CINEMA
www.loftcinema.org • 795-0844
Described by Filmmaker Magazine as being “geared truly toward cinephiles of nearly every stripe,” and praised for its “phantasmagorical programming … and astute choice of guests,” the Loft Film Fest was created in 2010 as a showcase for the very best independent, foreign and classic cinema. The festival provides a unique setting for film fans to experience hand-selected festival favorites from Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, etc., and to meet internationally renowned artists from the world of cinema.
Reviewer Chuck Graham says “The Last Five Years,” now playing, “will grab your heart before you know it.” The Roadrunner Theatre is proud to present this wonderful musical, starring Chach Snook and Jodi Darling. Tickets are still available! Go to www.last5years.brownpapertickets.com or call 207-2491 for reservations. Coming up: “The Underpants” by Steve Martin, “The Real Machiavelli” by Monica Bauer, classics from Noel Coward and Tennessee Williams, and much more.
THE ROGUE THEATER
www.theroguetheatre.org • 551‐2053
The Rogue Theatre is an intimate Actors’ Equity Small Professional Theatre in the heart of Tucson, adjacent to a large parking lot. The Rogue won the 2012 American Theatre Wing (founder of the Tony Awards) National Theatre Award. The Rogue’s 14th season features Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece “Galileo,” Simon Stephens’ “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‐Time,” Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”; Mary Zimmerman’s “The Secret In the Wings”; and Arthur Miller’s profound “The Crucible.”
SONORAN GLASS SCHOOL
www.sonoranglass.org • 884-7814
Fall at Sonoran Glass School means fire, art, and education. The first weekend in October brings the Pumpkin Fiesta, an annual event featuring over 100 colorful pumpkins on display. This November, Sonoran Glass School, in collaboration with Tucson’s Holocaust History Center and The Tucson Jewish Community Center, will present free, values-based experiential programming to commemorate the 80 years that have passed since Kristallnacht. On Dec. 8, explore local handmade glass gifts at the Winter Open House.
SOUTHERN ARIZONA ARTS GUILD
The Southern Arizona Arts Guild, with over 200 members, works to facilitate the practice, improvement and display of local art. A mixture of seasoned artists and emerging talent, Guild members meet monthly to share their passion for the advancement of local art. The organization also hosts art shows throughout the community. SAAG owns and operates a Gallery and Gift shop in the Casas Adobes Plaza featuring member creations. The Gallery also offers classes taught by members.
TRUE CONCORD VOICES &
www.trueconcord.org • 401-2651
True Concord Voices & Orchestra’s 15th season is “Luminous” with a variety of performances designed to move, enrich and inspire! The classical performances encompass great masterpieces, relevant modern music, and innovative newer works. Performances begin mid-October with the season continuing through March. Six diverse programs, each with multiple concert performances, are scheduled at various acoustically superb music venues and churches in Tucson and Green Valley. Subscription packages and individual tickets are at www.trueconcord.org.
TUCSON DESERT SONG FESTIVAL
On Jan. 28 at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, George Hanson will lead the discussion “What is Latin Style?” with a distinguished panel, including Tucson Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jose Luis Gomez and Israeli guitarist and composer Adam del Monte. The Jewish “Ladino” experience will be part of the conversation. On Jan. 30 at UA Fred Fox School of Music, scenes from del Monte’s new Flamenco opera “Llantos 1492” will be introduced in concert form, examining the Jewish experience in 15th century Spain.
TUCSON FRINGE THEATRE
The Tucson Fringe Festival celebrates the diversity of performing arts from all over the country. Each year, Tucson Fringe is host to 20 shows from acrobats to magic, stand-up to multi-media performance art, original musicals, personal memoirs and everything in between. Each show is only $10 (plus a one-time purchase of a $3 festival button) and 100 percent of ticket revenue goes directly back to the performers. All performance venues are downtown within walking distance of each other.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORIC BLOCK
Celebrating its 95th anniversary season, the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block will feature three major exhibitions: “30 Americans: The Rubell Family Collection,” showcasing works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades; “Carlos Estévez: Entelechy,” works by the Cuban-born artist; and “Travelogue: Grand Destinations and Personal Journeys.” The museum will also offer three select exhibitions and highlights from its permanent collection.
www.uapresents.org • 621-3341
Take an adventure with a vibrant lineup that will invigorate your senses, spark your imagination and ignite your passion for the performing arts. UA’s professional multi-disciplinary arts presenter brings awe-inspiring events to Southern Arizona in five distinct genres including jazz, dance, family, classical and spotlight. Most performances are held in the historic Centennial Hall. Discounts are available for seniors, military and students with a valid ID.
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA FRED FOX SCHOOL OF MUSIC
The 11th annual Music + Festival will present the music of Claude Debussy, in commemoration of the 100th year since his death, and Daniel Asia, in honor of his 65th birthday and his 30 years in residence at the UA’s Fred Fox School of Music. With a major conference, symposium, and seven concerts, this year’s festival will feature guest speakers and performers, as well as distinguished UA faculty, students and ensembles.
WINDING ROAD THEATER
Winding Road Theater Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary of quality theater in Tucson with three Main Stage Productions, including “Good People” by David Lindsay-Abaire, “Stupid F#!*ng Bird” by Aaron Posner, and “Eight 10s in Tucson,” a new 10-minute play festival. The company is also introducing Winding Reads, a series of three staged readings, featuring works by local playwrights Toni Press-Coffman and Monica Bauer.