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The Dickens Festival in Tucson

A city in the American desert is an unlikely place to encounter a 19th century-style English market, but when you see Father Christmas in person you know Charles Dickens...

Catwoman on the Prowl

Eartha Kitt recently paid a visit to Tucson, in the person of Dierdra McDowell. By effectively channeling Kitt's persona in a one-woman show entitled Down To Eartha, she distilled the...

CABARET

Cabaret is best known as a movie released in 1972. My Mother was so offended by its depravity and decadence that she refused to see another modern film at...

Cloud Tectonics: An Endless Now

Is this a science fiction play dressed up as a love story, or a love story dressed up as a science fiction play? Cloud Tectonics by José Rivera is...

The Secret Santa

Gaslight Theatre is known for the finest productions of musical comedy, and their latest Holiday offering is no exception. The Secret Santa has everything one might hope for in...

Total Acceptance

Made For Each Other, by Tucson playwright Monica Bauer, is a play about total acceptance. Multifaceted, it deals with gay marriage, Alzheimer's and smoking intervention. But ultimately it's all about...

Blithe Spirit Haunts Tucson

Halloween may be in the recent past, but its spirit lives on at Tucson's Rogue Theatre with its current production of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit. Who needs a haunted...

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...

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...

The Audience is an Accomplice

You might want to bring your own pina colada to this production of Accomplice. For those with a long memory, playwright Rupert Holmes is actually most famous for a...
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