We can look forward
to some surprising, challenging,
and satisfying theater from The Rogue.
—Jesse Greenberg, The Desert Leaf
was easily the richest and most rewarding piece of theatre I have ever
experienced in Tucson.
—Iris J. Arnesen, The Opera Glass
Jean Genet’s The Balcony is the story of a brothel
in the midst of a war-ravaged city. In a series of vivid scenes, the
occupants of the brothel engage in elaborate role-playing fantasies
that mimic the nature of the society at large. Described by Jean-Paul
Sartre as “Genet’s masterpiece,” The Balcony
is rarely performed and promises to create a colorful and intellectually
challenging opening to our season.  October
information about The Balcony
A work of great
—James Reel, The Tucson Weekly
Wallace Shawn’s The Fever has been called “a
starkly written, harrowing journey into the dark night of the soul”
(Booklist). Winner of the Obie Award for Best Play of 1991,
The Fever asks a challenging question: How does one celebrate
life while slowly becoming aware that poverty and the oppressed condition
of other human beings are a direct consequence of one’s own
pleasurable existence? An uncompromising tour de force, The Fever
will be performed by Joseph McGrath.  January
information about The Fever
Cynthia Meier has
adapted and directed a compelling version of the Joyce short story,
heartbreaking in its power, for the constantly amazing Rogue Theatre.
—Chuck Graham, The Tucson Citizen
James Joyce’s The Dead, published in 1914, is the last
and best-known of the stories that make up Joyce’s Dubliners,
a memorable portrait of life in Ireland at the turn of the last century.
A new adaptation for the stage of the wistful and musical story will
feature a dynamic cast of seventeen and live traditional music from
the local Irish band Round The House.   March
23–April 2, 2006.
information about The Dead
Purchase a copy of the adaptation at our online