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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A Play on the Life of Gloria Steinem

Cynthia Jeffery brilliantly portrays feminist icon Gloria Steinem in a live production currently being staged by the Invisible Theatre in Tucson. With this vibrant, in-your-face activist play, one can...

A Moralistic Tale for All Ages

Scoundrel and Scamp Theatre adopts the same attitude as I do: Halloween Never Ends. It’s the first live production for S and S since March, and  is currently an...

A Time of Evil

Yes, this is a time of evil, a time where we see elected officials prostituting themselves before a dictator obsessed by Russia. But there was another time in American...

Charade or Theatre?

According to the dictionary, a charade is “an absurd pretence intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance.” The opening play at the Rogue Theatre in Tucson this season...

DEATH: Coming to a Theatre Near You !

This is by Sun News Editorial writer Conlan Salgado Theatre is not dead, but it is dying. In thirty years, cultural critics may have the unhappy duty of asking about...

Remembering Terrence McNally

The great playwright Terrence McNally died today. Sun News remembers him from our meeting in Austin last year on his 8oth birthday. Two articles I wrote about him can...

Desire Under the Elms

The 1924 romantic tragedy Desire Under the Elms by Eugene O'Neill had its roots in ancient Greece when Euripides launched his trilogy of plays on Hippolytus. Euripdes related the tale...

Carousel

The old chestnut Carousel, one of the most famous musicals of the 20th century, is being performed by Arts-Express at the Berger Theatre in Tucson. This production features a...

The Stanislavski System

Philip G. Bennett operates a Theatre Lab here in Tucson, where he trains people in the acting technique developed in Russia by Konstantin Stanislavski in the early 20th century....

A Very Irish Play

What would life be like in a European land untouched by the glories of Roman civilisation? One only has to visit Ireland to find out, a place where even...
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