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2012 American Theatre Wing
National Theatre Company Award

 

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Previews and Reviews:
The Rogue Theatre in the Press


November, 2017:

The Rogue Theatre is listed in a new book “100 Things to Do in Tucson Before You Die” by travel writer Clark Norton,
available through Antigone Books on 4th Avenue as well as through Amazon.com.

One Hundred Things to Do in Tucson Before You Die

Bach at Leipzig laughs at human nature

Review of Bach at Leipzig by Chuck Graham on November 7 in Let The Show Begin! at TucsonStage.com

Rogue’s Bach at Leipzig hits all the right notes

Review of Bach at Leipzig by Kathleen Allen to appear in the November 9 Arizona Daily Star

October, 2017:

Free Open Talk:
A Bit About Bach

Saturday, October 28, 2:00 P.M.

The Rogue Theatre
Free—reservations not required
Free Off-Street Parking
See Map and Parking Information

Cynthia Meier, Director         Dr. Kevin Byrne

with Director Cynthia Meier and Eric Holtan, Music Director of True Concord Voices and Orchestra.
The talk with also include an excerpt from the performance.

Listen to a podcast of the open talk.

For more background on the play, check out Jerry James’ essay
“Aufklärung at Leipzig”

This open talk is supported in part by a generous gift from Paul Winick & Ronda Lustman.

 

September, 2017:

Celia, A Slave filled with timeless wisdom

Review of Celia, A Slave by Chuck Graham on September 12 in Let The Show Begin! at TucsonStage.com

Powerful Celia is a play for our time

Review of Celia, A Slave by Kathleen Allen to appear in the September 14 Arizona Daily Star

 

John & Joyce Ambruster
Play-Reading Series
2017–2018

Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill

From British Colonial Africa to London in the late 20th century, the comedy spans 100 years and challenges ideas of gender and sexuality.

Sunday October 1, 2017  2:00 P.M.

Cloud Nine

 

The River

The River
by Jez Butterworth

On a moonless night in August, a man brings his new girlfriend to the remote family cabin where he has come for fly-fishing since he was a boy.

Sunday December 3, 2017  2:00 P.M.

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Don Juan in Hell
by
George Bernard Shaw

The rarely performed Act III of Man and Superman is a rich, philosophical debate between Don Juan and the Devil.

Sunday February 4, 2018  2:00 P.M.

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Don Juan in Hell

 

Endgame

Endgame by Samuel Beckett

Regarded as one of Beckett’s most important works, the play explores the human condition through a blind man and his fool.

Sunday March 25, 2018  2:00 P.M.

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Tickets $17 each play

Season tickets for final three plays $45 (Does not include Cloud Nine)
Purchase 3-play season tickets online

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call the Box Office at 520-551-2053

 

Endgame

 

A Free Open Talk on
Celia, A Slave

Saturday, September 2, 2:00 P.M.

The Rogue Theatre
Free—reservations not required
Free Off-Street Parking
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Barbara Seyda, Playwright

Barbara Seyda, Playwright

Dr. Stephanie Troutman         Dr. Kevin Byrne

Drs. Stephanie Troutman  and Kevin Byrne, UA Africana Studies

Playwright Barbara Seyda will be joined by Drs. Stephanie Troutman and Kevin Byrne from UA Africana Studies. They will discuss the writing of the play, black female slave narratives and African-American representation in theatre. The talk with also include an excerpt from the performance.

Listen to a podcast of the open talk.

For more background on the play, check out Jerry James’ essay
“A Short History of Slavery in the United States”

This open talk is supported in part by a generous gift from Pat & John Danloe.

Also, enjoy this KLPX “Straight Talk with Debbi.” radio interview
with Vaune Suitt and Sterling Boyns from the cast of Celia, A Slave.

 

July, 2017:

Wilde’s World
Rogue and Artifact Dance create magic

Review of A House of Pomegranates by Sherilyn Forrester in the July 13 Tucson Weekly

Theatre becomes poetry in Rogue’s House of Pomegranates

Review of A House of Pomegranates by Chuck Graham on July 11 in Let The Show Begin! at TucsonStage.com

Christopher Johnson on the Wilde side

Preview of A House of Pomegranates by Kathleen Allen in the July 6 Arizona Daily Star

 

A Free Open Talk on
A House of Pomegranates:
“Wilde-ly Unexpected”

Oscar Wilde, Drawing by Lawrence W. Lee
Oscar Wilde
Drawing by Lawrence W. Lee*

Saturday, July 1, 2:00 P.M.

The Rogue Theatre
Free—reservations not required
Free Off-Street Parking
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Joseph McGrath, Director

Director Joesph McGrath will discuss Christopher Johnson’s adaptation of three of Wilde’s short stories, each of which shows us aspects of his voice that are both recognizable and unexpected. Joe will also talk about Wilde’s life and give a synopsis of the three stories: Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, The Happy Prince, and The Fisherman and His Soul. We will also share a sneak preview of the play!

Listen to a podcast of the open talk.

For more background on the play, check out Jerry James’ essay
“Love, Law, and Orcar Wilde”

This open talk is supported in part by a generous gift from Paul Winick & Ronda Lustman.

*Well-known Tucson artist, Lawrence W. Lee, has created a series of illustrations of the Wilde stories that are on-line at his website. Enjoy his interpretations of many of the moments in the play!

 

 


 

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