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Angels Fall

What better place to see fallen angels than a chapel? The Saint Francis Chapel in Tucson is now hosting its first play, Angels Fall, which actually takes place in...

New Theatre Company in Tucson

Tucson has a new theatre company! The Southern Arizona Performing Arts Company (SAPAC) was founded by Dennis Tamblyn and Danielle Wright, along with founding Artistic Advisor Kelli Workman. I...

Last Train to Nibroc

The meeting of Raleigh and May in this play, Last Train to Nibroc, reminds me of the 1938 movie Holiday. There Cary Grant meets a vivacious woman played by...

Obsession and Fate: Moby Dick

At the outset patrons are treated to live music, and then a rendition by the cast of the old shanty tune It's Time For Us to Leave Her. Having...

The Little Prince

Like the Tales of the Brothers Grimm, the famous book The Little Prince is not really a children's book. But unlike Grimm's Tales there is no nastiness here. Nonetheless adaptations...

Sherlock Holmes in Tucson

The day is December 23, 1915. Dr. Watson, at a hotel in Paris, is writing letters to the press in London to announce the death of Sherlock Holmes. The...

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....

Stereotype is the Enemy of all Art

Tuscon not only has excellent actors but accomplished playwrights living right here. Notable among these is Monica Bauer. The month of November will feature not just one but two...

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...

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...
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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...

CULTURAL ARCHETYPES, Part 3 of 4

Civilization is complex, and philosophers often use archetypes like general laws in order to simplify complex realities.  I am not a philosopher, but I...

Poetry in Archaic Greece

When one thinks of Ancient Greece, the mind goes at once to the so-called Classical Period, when Athens flourished, great philosophy was written, and...