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Thursday, July 25, 2024

The Norwegians

The 2013 play by C. Denby Swansen, The Norwegians, has arrived in Tucson. Should you care? In a word, yes. If you want to laugh pretty much non-stop for...

Showdown in Tucson

Having just visited Tombstone last month, I was already in the mood for a good old-fashioned western. The Gaslight Theatre obliged by putting on a production entitled Showdown in...

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...

Christmas Break is Over!

With the passing of yesterday (Jan. 7, 2020), Christmas is truly over. For those who missed it, Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar established by Julius...

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 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...
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