- Your Voice
The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona will be presenting the play, “No Way Out” by local SaddleBrooke playwright, Susan Prinz Shear, on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in a one night special performance on the Main Stage at the Temple of Music and Art in downtown Tucson. What makes “No Way Out” unique is that it is the gentle true story of a family, Susan’s family, geographically torn apart during World War II, whose only means of communication is through their letters. Told through these letters, from a collection of 500, with images projected onstage, “No Way Out” has been presented in dozens of cities throughout the country over the past 15 years.
Arizona Theatre Company opens the 2014-15 season with the Arizona premiere of the hilarious comedy of ill manners, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, from Sept. 13 to Oct. 4 at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson.
Close to 3,000 high school students from the greater northwest side and Catalina Foothills will receive their diplomas over the next few days.
First Stages Theater for Young Audiences presents a lively, engaging "play" by adults for young children, directed by Katie Bucher, featuring Brian Levario as The Cat, Eddie Diaz as The Fish, Cisiany Olivar and Carrie Silverman as Thing 1 & Thing 2, and Shira Maas and Bradford Hill, at the Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theatre.
Spring is here and the Tucson Girls Chorus is in full force with concert performances for all its choirs including a Satellite Choir and an Alumnae Choir. The TGC is in its 29th season and continues to grow in the Tucson community. The Bumblebee Choir, comprised of girls in kindergarten and first grade, will perform at the St. Philips in the Hills Church (4440 N. Campbell Ave) on Tuesday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m. along with the TGC Advanced Choir. Associate Conductor Jennifer Wortman is an Alumna (1989) of the Tucson Girls Chorus and has been wonderful in providing creative ways to inspire music in the girls to learn and perform. This is a free concert, donations are accepted.
The Arizona Theatre Company is holding general-season auditions for equity and non-equity actors for the 2014-2015 season in Phoenix, May 12 and 13, and in Tucson, May 15 and 16
With 47 years in the business, the Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) has become accustomed to bringing dynamic and stimulating stories to the stage of Tucson’s historic Temple of Music and Art. Naturally, as seasoned storytellers, the ATC is always an organization that pushes itself to the pinnacle of quality, so what better classical imagination to bring to life than that of fantastic French visionary, Jules Verne? Through March 22, the ATC is bringing one of its most challenging tales to Tucson as the group performs the fantastic voyage depicted in “Around the World in 80 Days”.
Arizona Theatre Company presents a Jules Verne masterpiece with stampeding elephants! raging typhoons! runaway trains! It's a whirlwind journey filled with exotic locales, a damsel in distress and narrow escapes, at the Temple of Music and Art.
The celebrated off-Broadway comedy, Around the World in 80 Days, which features five actors in a theatrical tour-de-force playing 39 characters from Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel, will come alive at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave., from March 1-22.
In collaboration with Tucson Desert Song Festival, Ballet Tucson's presents a program at Temple of Music and Art that includes scenes from Carmen, the intense and passionate ballet set to Georges Bizet's powerful music is enhanced with the addition of live vocal performances and musical accompaniment; Daphnis and Chloe (premiere), Maurice Ravel's lush pastoral "poème chorégraphique" about true and faithful love between a shepherd and shepherdess is brought to life; and Danses à la Française (premiere), in which relationships and light-hearted contemporary French music are explored with live vocals by Don Sheppard.
Arizona Theatre Company presents an Arizona premier of the critically acclaimed Broadway hit, with razor-sharp one-liners, a fierce cast of characters, and a storyline that grabs you from the opening scene to the riveting conclusion, at the Temple of Music and Art.
Arizona Theatre Company presents a delightful musical spoof of the classic Olivia Newton-John/Gene Kelly film, a hilarious roller-skating, disco-dancing adventure that weaves a tale of endless fun perfect for the whole family, featuring popular '80s songs, at Temple of Music and Art.
Visit the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave., this Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. to see the Fred Hersch Trio.