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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...

Agatha Christie Murder Mystery in Oro Valley

There is nothing more delicious than an Agatha Christie murder mystery. I first attended The Mousetrap in 1978. It began a run in the West End of London in...

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...

Dr. Ruth: Love Your Penis

At age 91 Dr. Ruth is still feisty. When I met her in 2014, she was appearing at a special performance of a play written about her life, Becoming...

The Lightness of Being

Unlike a famous novel of 1984, the lightness of being is not unbearable. Not, that is, for The Light Princess, who is sublimely uncaring about her inability to have...

A Parable on Apartheid?

Audience reaction to the play Master Harold and the Boys is more divergent than almost any play I have reviewed. This is a three-person play, ostensibly about apartheid in...

The ‘Invisible’ Race Riot of 1969

This is a play that poignantly describes race relation in the United States, a topic that has dominated American life for more than 150 years. Like Middle East peace,...

A Murder Mystery in Tucson

Combine Agatha Christie with Fawlty Towers and Blackadder and what do you get? This most English of comedies: The Play That Goes Wrong. It began at London's veritable Apollo Theatre...
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World Premiere in Tucson

written by Drs. C. Cunningham & M. Emanuele Gretchen Wirges brought her one-woman show to the Invisible Theatre this week, marking its world premiere. Entitled...

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A 2-room exhibit at the Arizona History Museum, entitled Ready To Launch, is designed to show Arizona’s place in space. While it has elements of...