WELCOME TO YOUR 2017-18 SEASON! A Note from Artistic Director, Brent Gibbs ART turns 21 this year and like most 21 year olds, we are very excited about what the future holds. This next season provides a wonderful mix of newer works, Tigers Be Still, Doubt, The Addams Family and timeless classics, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Merchant of Venice and The Pajama Game. We hope that you will join us as we continue to grow up and, most importantly, that you will continue to be a vital member of our theatrical family. A Note from Managing Director, Jenny Lang Welcome to University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television’s 2017-2018 season. This season promises to deliver the same high quality productions and top-notch audience services that we have been providing the Tucson community since 1936. Through Arizona Repertory Theatre, the Studio Series, and Film & Television screenings, our students will showcase their talents, tell compelling stories, and provide clear results of what happens in our classrooms and studios. Thank you for your continued support!
Below are some exciting ways to learn more about Arizona Repertory Theatre productions. Discussions are free and open to the public. Check each production page for specific dates.
Pre-Show Discussions Our students will lead an exciting dialogue that includes behind-thescenes information about the production. Check signage in the Drama Building lobby for discussion location. Pre-show discussions begin at 12:45pm before each designated performance.
Post-Show Discussions Meet the actors, production team – and perhaps even the director – during a Q&A segment. Post-show discussions are held in the theatre immediately following each designated performance.
NEW FACES AT THE UA SCHOOL OF THEATRE, FILM & TELEVISION Joe C. Klug Joe is an Assistant Professor in the School of Theatre, Film & Television. Joe’s scenic design work has been seen across the country at Orlando Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, The Summer Repertory Theatre Festival, The 6th Street Playhouse (Santa Rosa, California), Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Music Theatre Works (Chicago), First Stage Children’s Theatre (Milwaukee), Bristol Valley Theatre Company, The Hangar Theatre (New York), The Mead Theatre Lab (Washington D.C.), Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. He was recently one of the designers for the United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s USA Student Exhibit for the 2015 cycle of the Prague Quadrennial; the international theatre design conference in the Czech Republic. Joe received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Scenic Design at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Joe is also a proud member of USA Scenics Local 829.
Greg Pierotti Greg is an Assistant Professor in the School of Theatre, Film & Television, as well as a playwright, dramaturg, actor and director. He has co-written a number of plays, including The Laramie Project, Laramie: 10 Years Later, and The People’s Temple. As a writer, he has been honored with a Humanitas prize, a Bay Area Theater Critics prize, and numerous nominations including for Emmy, New York Drama Desk and Alpert Awards. His Current work B More examines the death of Freddie Gray and the Baltimore Uprisings of 2015; his current research explores intersections between theater and anthropology. He has performed new and classical work in numerous theaters throughout the country, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Alice Tully Hall, The Guthrie, La Jolla Playhouse and Berkeley Repertory Theater.
STUDENT PRICE REDUCTION!
All students with I.D. can purchase Arizona Repertory Theatre tickets for just $15 for a play or musical, reserved seating, but only UA students can opt to take their chances 30 minutes before any performance and pay $10 – cash only – in person for STUDENT RUSH for any seats left (must show CatCard).
TIGERS BE STILL By
TIGERS BE STILL Two modern families find that happiness is not as impossible as it seems in this new comedy by Kim Rosenstock. Laughter and heartbreak find their perfect balance as Rosenstock introduces us to characters that are at once familiar, but refreshingly new. Redemption is the treasure that each of these characters finds at the end of their search and we are all the richer for accompanying them on their journey. This comedy introduces us to a playwright with an important and original voice.
Location: Tornabene Theatre Pre-Show Discussion: Sep 24, 2017 Post-Show Discussion: Oct 6, 2017 Production Run: Previews: Sep 17 at 1:30pm, Sep 18 at 7:30pm Evenings: Sep 20-23, Sep 28-30, Oct 6-7 at 7:30pm Matinees: Sep 24, Sep 30-Oct 1, Oct 8 at 1:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28 Senior, Military, UA Employee. . . . . . . $26 Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17
THE ADDAMS FAMILY Wednesday Addams is all grown up and has fallen for a smart and respectable young man named Lucas - and they want to marry - but their polar opposite parents have yet to meet. When Wednesday begs her father not to tell her mother, Gomez Addams finds himself in a proverbial tug-of-war between his daughter and wife, Morticia. How will Gomez keep this secret from his beloved cara mia when he’s never done such a thing before? When the kooky family hosts a dinner for Wednesday and her “normal” boyfriend and his parents, everything changes.
Location: Marroney Theatre Pre-Show Discussion: Oct 22, 2017 Post-Show Discussion: Nov 3, 2017 Production Run: Previews: Oct 15 at 1:30pm, Oct 16 at 7:30pm Evenings: Oct 18-21, Oct 26-28, Nov 3-4 at 7:30pm Matinees: Oct 22, Oct 28-29, Nov 5 at 1:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31 Senior, Military, UA Employee. . . . . . . $29 Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20 Production Sponsor
A N EW MUSI C A L Book by MARSHALL BRICKMAN and RICK ELICE Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams Originally produced on Broadway by Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt, Five Cent Productions, Stephen Schuler, Decca Theatricals, Scott M. Delman, Stuart Ditsky, Terry Allen Kramer, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Eva Price, Jam Theatricals/Mary LuRoffe, Pittsburgh CLO/Gutterman-Swinsky, Vivek Tiwary/Gary Kaplan, The Weinstein Company/Clarence, LLC, Adam Zotovich/Tribe Theatricals; By Special Arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE A S T RE E TC A R N AM E D DE SI RE By Tennessee Williams
Considered one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, A Streetcar Named Desire is a poetic masterpiece that follows the life of a desperate Southern belle, Blanche DuBois, who seeks shelter at her sisterâ€™s New Orleans apartment following the loss of their ancestral home. There, she is challenged by the unforgiving brutality of her brother-in-law, Stanley, a controlling blue-collar worker who uses sexual threat like a weapon. An instant classic, the play still resonates with how we move, think, and feel today.
Location: Tornabene Theatre Pre-Show Discussion: Nov 12, 2017 Post-Show Discussion: Dec 1, 2017 Production Run: Previews: Nov 5 at 1:30pm, Nov 6 at 7:30pm Evenings: Nov 8-11, Nov 16-18, Dec 1-2 at 7:30pm Matinees: Nov 12, Nov 18-19, Dec 3 at 1:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28 Senior, Military, UA Employee. . . . . . . $26 Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17 Production Sponsor
DOUBT, A PARABLE Boasting multiple Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize, this drama features a characteristically mistrusting nun and principal named Sister Aloysius, who is certain that Father Flynn has molested Donald Muller, the school’s first “negro” student, soon after the boy’s arrival. A younger and more tenderhearted Sister James wants to believe another story. Set in 1964 in the Bronx’s fictional St. Nicholas Church School, rumors swirl as the story takes on a number of fraught issues that continue to resonate today: race, sexuality, tradition versus modernity, and gender in the Catholic church.
Location: Marroney Theatre Pre-Show Discussion: Feb 11, 2018 Post-Show Discussion: Feb 23, 2018 Production Run: Previews: Feb 4 at 1:30pm, Feb 5 at 7:30pm Evenings: Feb 7-10, Feb 15-17, Feb 23-24 at 7:30pm Matinees: Feb 11, Feb 17-18, Feb 25 at 1:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28 Senior, Military, UA Employee. . . . . . . $26 Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17
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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE A timeless tale of love, mercy and justice, The Merchant of Venice takes us on a journey into the best and worst of human nature. Portia remains one of Shakespeareâ€™s strongest heroines and Shylock represents a crowning achievement in dramatic literature. Containing some of the most beautiful language ever written, The Merchant of Venice offers us a chance to spend time in the presence of a genius who continues to hold, as it were, a mirror where we can view ourselves.
Location: Tornabene Theatre Pre-Show Discussion: Mar 18, 2018 Post-Show Discussion: Mar 30, 2018
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Production Run: Previews: Mar 12 at 7:30pm, Mar 13 at 7:30pm Evenings: Mar 14-17, Mar 22-24, Mar 30-31 at 7:30pm Matinees: Mar 18, Mar 24-25, Apr 1 at 1:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28 Senior, Military, UA Employee. . . . . . . $26 Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17
Pat Engels & Richard Medland
THE PAJAMA GAME This Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, where conditions are anything but tranquil. Sparks fly between the new superintendent, Sid Sorokin, and the leader of the union grievance committee, Babe Williams. Their rocky relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7 ½ cent pay increase, causing a conflict between labor and management, as well as a battle of the sexes. Jealousy, intrigue, knife-throwing and romance combine to impress and entertain audiences of all ages.
Location: Marroney Theatre Pre-Show Discussion: Apr 15, 2018 Post-Show Discussions: Apr 27, 2018 Production Run: Previews: Apr 8 at 1:30pm, Apr 9 at 7:30pm Evenings: Apr 11-14, Apr 19-21, Apr 27-28 at 7:30pm Matinees: Apr 15, Apr 21-22, Apr 29 at 1:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $31 Senior, Military, UA Employee. . . . . . . $29 Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20
THE PAJAMA GAME Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Based on the novel “7 1/2 cents” by Richard Bissell
Jane Kivel with Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, P.C. THE PAJAMA GAME Is presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Tel.: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com
SHOWCASE OF TALENT
Bring a Group to Arizona Repertory Theatre and the Value is Even Greater!
Saturday, January 13, 2018 The Showcase of Talent, a by-invitation-only event, and one of the few programs of its kind in the U.S., provides senior Acting and Musical Theatre majors an opportunity to audition for, and interview with, industry professionals (agents, directors, managers, producers and others) from around the country. The Design & Technology Division also brings professionals from theatre, film and television to meet our D/T juniors and seniors, share career advice, and provide intensive reviews of selected student portfolios. While some of our students secure employment through this process, all receive the invaluable experience of interacting with working professionals. The Theatre Program Advisory Board extensively supports the annual Showcase of Talent event through its fundraising efforts, along with the community. We are grateful to the kind and generous donors of this program.
You can help support this unique program with a donation to the Showcase of Talent Endowment Fund by calling (520) 626-2686 or visiting uafoundation.org/give/fund/SOTEndowment
Musicals: The Addams Family – A New Musical, The Pajama Game Regular Price: $31 Adults $29 Seniors/UA Employees $15 Students
Your gift qualifies as a tax-deductible donation. Thank you for your support!
Group Price: $25 Adults $23 Seniors/UA Employees $15 Students
Plays: Tigers Be Still; A Streetcar Named Desire; Doubt, A Parable; The Merchant of Venice Regular Price: $28 Adults $26 Seniors/UA Employees $15 Students
Group Price: $22 Adults $20 Seniors/UA Employees $15 Students
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Provide the name and contact information of the group’s primary contact. Provide the estimated number of attendees. Identify any special needs in the group (e.g. limited stairs, wheelchairs, walkers, hearing or visual impairments, etc.). Please note that for the enjoyment of our audience, no children under age five, infants or strollers are allowed inside the theatre.
*A group sale is defined as one contact person purchasing 10 or more tickets, in one transaction, all for the same performance.
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STUDIO SERIES The School of Theatre, Film & Television Studio Series is dedicated to supporting the original and contemporary pieces of performance through a ‘bare essentials’ production format that draws primary focus to the artistic and intellectual labor of theatre students. Its community-centered, people-generated approach to performance provides creative learning opportunities for student artists, thought-provoking experiences for audiences, and occasions for productive dialogue about topics relevant to student populations and the broader Tucson community. Please Note: Studio Series plays are NOT for children. General Admission: all seats $7
The world of “Endgame” is a bare room with two windows. One looks onto the sea, one onto the earth. The room is by Samuel Beckett inhabited by four characters: Hamm, directed by Greg Pierotti the world’s center, blind and unable to leave his armchair; Nagg and Nell, his ancient parents, confined to two garbage cans; and Clov who walks with a limp and orbits these three carrying out their tasks. In a world of such constraints they commit the heroic act of continuing.
Chekhov’s classic portrait of three sisters - Olga, Masha, and Irina - tells the story of love and loss. MFA Generative Dramaturgy by Anton Chekhov students, Fly Steffens (Playwright) A new production by Fly Steffens directed by John Muszynski and Anna Jennings (Dramaturg), team up to create this fresh adaptation for the Studio Series, exploring stagnation, existential dread, and the destructive nature of addiction among the young women of the Prozorov family.
Oct 5 - 7 at 8pm and Oct 8 at 2pm Harold Dixon Directing Studio, Drama Bldg. (Rm. 116)
Feb 22 - 24 at 8pm and Feb 25 at 2pm Harold Dixon Directing Studio, Drama Bldg. (Rm. 116)
This piece explores the complexity, joys, fears and experiences of the generation that has never been without the Internet, lived in a USA not at war and never been at a loss A devised piece directed for an emoji. The original script will by Annette Hillman be developed through improvisation and autobiographical writings. The power of telling personal stories will let the audience “in on” these “Wildcats”: the good, the bad, the crazy and the love during the years that form our adult selves.
An eclectic offering curated by the MFA Theatre Production Students Supervised by Greg Pierotti
Generator is a year-long project in development, which focuses on current trends and challenges in traditional and experimental performance, design and dramaturgy.
Apr 19 - 21 at 8pm and Apr 22 at 2pm Harold Dixon Directing Studio, Drama Bldg. (Rm. 116)
Nov 16 - 18 at 8pm and Nov 19 at 2pm Harold Dixon Directing Studio, Drama Bldg. (Rm. 116) PAGE 8
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ENCORE & FRESHMAN DEBUT
See Tomorrow’s Stars Today!
Our special school-time matinees are a great way to introduce high school students to the excitement of live theatre and to provide learning experiences that are relevant to classroom activities. All performances are at 10am. One complimentary chaperone ticket is provided for every 10 paid student tickets.
We introduce some of the newest members of the School of Theatre, Film & Television – our freshman BFA Acting and Musical Theatre students. These performances provide a venue for the students to share their talents with an audience early in their theatre training.
The Merchant of Venice Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 10am Friday, Mar 30, 2018 at 10am Marroney Theatre
For one night only, our freshman Acting majors’ performance piece, the Freshman Debut, will be paired with Encore, comprised of our Musical Theatre majors.
All seats $9 Call (520) 621-3363 for reservations.
Wednesday, Dec 6 at 7:30pm – Marroney Theatre General Admission: all seats $7
Outreach Coordinator, Dr. Bobbi McKean, and UA Theatre students prepare educational materials for each production, which include ideas for extending the theatre-going experience into the classroom. The materials are ready approximately two weeks before each Adventure Matinee, at which time an electronic link to the information will be sent to teachers who have paid reservations. We do not offer Adventure Matinees for our musicals, but if you are interested in bringing a group, special rates are available. Call (520) 621-3363 for more information.
The 2017 freshman musical theatre group, Encore.
Encountering Chekhov & Acting Up
Teacher Preview Night
Each year on the final day of the Spring semester, sophomore BFA Acting and Musical Theatre majors perform scenes from the works of Anton Chekhov. The show lasts about an hour and scenes vary from year-to-year. This is accompanied by Acting Up, a presentation of scenes from modern American realism plays, performed by our freshman BFA Acting and Musical Theatre majors.
Wednesday, May 2 at 7:30pm – Marroney Theatre General Admission: all seats $7
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Teachers who have made reservations for an Adventure Matinee performance are offered one free ticket (additional tickets are $9 each) to the following performance so that they can preview the show before bringing their students. We strongly encourage teachers to take advantage of this opportunity.
The Merchant of Venice Monday, Mar 12, 2018 Marroney Theatre Call (520) 621-3363 for tickets.
2017-18 SCREENING EVENTS WIDESCREEN WEDNESDAYS
Movies We Love Join us for a series of films hand-picked by professors from the School of Theatre, Film & Television! The UA Film & Television BFA graduating class of 2017 at I Dream in Widescreen.
What’s Up, Docs? Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 7pm Documentary films by BFA and BA students The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716 | Free
I Dream in Widescreen Saturday, Apr 28, 2018, 7pm Senior thesis films by the BFA graduating class Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701 | Admission $10
Magic Hour Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 7pm
Every film buff has a list of personal favorites – movies that have a special significance. Maybe it’s a film you loved as a kid, or one that resonates with you today. At each film screened this year, a faculty member will give an introduction that not only gives fascinating historical and artistic context, but also explains why they chose their particular film. Bonus: each feature will be preceded by the presentation of a short film made by a student in our Bachelor of Fine Arts program!
All Films in this Series begin at 7pm inside The UA Center for Creative Photography.
Fiction films by BFA and BA students The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716 | Free Most screenings are free and open to the public. I Dream in Widescreen asks an admission fee of $10 a ticket to cover the cost of the event itself.
For more information about screenings, please visit tftv.arizona.edu. If you would like to give to The UA Fund for Emerging Filmmakers, which helps cover film festival entry fees and student and/or newly graduated alumni travel to and from film festivals that feature their work, you can give online:
www.uafoundation.org/give/emergingfilmmakersfund Your gift qualifies as a tax-deductible donation. Thank you for your support!
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Lee Marvin plays Walker, a crook who is out for revenge after being shot and left for dead by his partner-in-crime. Director John Boorman combines aspects of classic film noir with cutting-edge techniques from the French New Wave in order to create one of the most original and offbeat crime films of all time. Also starring Angie Dickinson, Point Blank is an adaptation of Richard Stark’s novel The Hunter, and was recently selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry.
A famous “social problem” drama of the 1940s, Elia Kazan’s Gentleman’s Agreement deals with the scourge of anti-Semitism in America. Gregory Peck stars as an investigative journalist who goes undercover, pretending to be Jewish in the “polite society” of upper-class New York. He quickly learns just how deep the roots of prejudice and hatred are, even among his own friends. One of the most courageous Hollywood productions of the classical era, Gentleman’s Agreement won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director.
(1947) – Feb 21, 2018
(1967) – Oct 4, 2017
JEREMIAH JOHNSON (1972) – Mar 28, 2018
(1980) – Oct 25, 2017 During Halloween month, join us for one of the scariest, most memorable horror films ever made –Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Based on the bestseller by Stephen King, the film tells the story of Jack Torrance, who agrees to serve as the winter caretaker of the remote Overlook Hotel. Unfortunately, the hotel has a gruesome history of insanity and murder…a history that threatens to resurface when Jack and his family are snowed in for the winter.
(1944) – Nov 29, 2017 Wind down the year with one of the greatest musicals of all time! In 1903, the Smith family lives an idyllic existence in St. Louis, home of the upcoming World’s Fair. But turmoil engulfs the family as Mr. Smith considers taking a job in New York City. As they face an uncertain future, the Smiths are encouraged to reaffirm the importance of home and family. Starring Judy Garland and featuring classics like The Trolley Song and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Meet Me in St. Louis is an enduring classic that finds new fans with each new generation.
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Robert Redford stars as the title character, a mid-19th-century mountain man who learns to survive in the harsh wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. When he loses all that is dear to him, Johnson becomes a kind of “ghost warrior” who relentlessly pursues vengeance against the Crow Nation. One of the finest westerns of the 1970s, Jeremiah Johnson is a subtle, morally complex film that was shot in the stunning natural environments of Utah.
Do THE RIGHT THING (1989) – Apr 25, 2018 Spike Lee’s breakout hit is one of the most controversial and important American films of the last few decades. Lee stars as Mookie, a pizza deliveryman in Brooklyn, who is caught in the middle of tensions between his Italian-American boss, Sal, and the African-American community that patronizes Sal’s pizzeria. Dealing with questions of race relations, police violence, and tolerance, Do The Right Thing is as timely and thought-provoking today as it was in 1989.
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Chelsea Marelle Benson is currently a Literary Manager at Echo Lake Entertainment, representing writers and directors in film and television. After earning her BA degree in Film Producing (with a minor in English Literature) and a BFA degree in Dance from the UA, she moved to Los Angeles where she gained a Master’s Degree in Producing from the American Film Institute. With a background in performance and production, she brings a unique perspective on entertainment as it relates to film and television and provides a fresh approach to the management team at Echo Lake.
Taylor DiGilio BA 2013 Film & Television After graduating from the University of Arizona, Taylor was invited to intern at the Sundance Film Festival for a non-profit called The Creative Coalition. His next step was moving to Los Angeles. After some couch crashing and odd jobs, he eventually landed an office assistant position at Jerry Bruckheimer Television. There, he worked his way into his current role as Assistant to the President of JBTV, KristieAnne Reed, who currently serves as an Executive Producer on Fox’s Lucifer, & CBS’ Training Day. His goal is to produce television, but only good stuff.
Roberto is teaching the art and craft of storytelling to the next generation of filmmakers. He’s a faculty member and head of production at the Scottsdale School of Film & Theatre at Scottsdale Community College. He’s a first-generation college student and attended one of the top film schools in the country, UCLA, earning a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production in 2012, a Master of Science in 2015 from Florida International University, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2007 in Film & Television from the UA, and is a proud graduate of Cochise Community College in Douglas, Arizona, his hometown. He won the prestigious Jury Prize for The Directors Guild of America for his documentary film, Below the Fold: The Pulitzer that Defined Latino Journalism, and was nominated for a Student Academy Award. He also hopes to help future filmmakers achieve their cinematic aspirations.
Beau Hamilton BFA 2014 Scenic Design & Technology Beau graduated from the UA in Design/ Technology with an emphasis in Scenic Design and Scenic Art and went off to Los Angeles to help create magic with the Disneyland resort, working on parades for the entertainment department. He also worked for Geffen Playhouse as a carpenter. In 2015, Beau moved to Las Vegas where he worked for Elite Audio Visual Solutions as an Audio/Visual Technician for several casinos. He went on to Utah where he did scenic art and carpentry for Utah Shakespeare Festival, in Cedar City. Currently, Beau is completing his Master of Fine Arts degree in Costume Design at the University of California, Irvine. Beau has designed costumes for UCI’s productions of An Enemy of the People and Coriolanus. His recent work includes
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New London Barn Playhouse’s production of All Shook Up, and costume credits include Costume Assistant for Sacramento Music Circus’ productions of Seussical and Nice Work If You Can Get It, plus a TV pilot for Nickelodeon Studios. Beau plans to continue in film and television after graduating from UCI. Beau says, “Thank you to the faculty and staff at the UA for helping me build a great platform for my future in the entertainment industry. I couldn’t have done it without you!”
Cecilia Iole BFA 2015 Musical Theatre While at the UA, Cecilia served as co-vice president of the theatre fraternity, Theta Alpha Phi, gave campus tours as an Arizona Ambassador, and participated in student government with the Associated Students of the University of Arizona. Now a proud Chicagoan, she most recently finished up Sweeney Todd ( Johanna) at the Paramount Theatre, and played Cunégonde in Candide at Music Theatre Works during the summer of 2017. Other Chicago credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Olive) at Steel Beam Theatre, and A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Past) at Quest Theatre Ensemble. She is grateful for her UA support system in The Windy City.
Carlos Sanchez BFA 2016 Lighting Design & Technology A Tucson native, Carlos knew from an early age that his passion lay in making people smile. The seeds of that love blossomed while training to become a lighting designer in the UA Theatre program. Just two months after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre Design, Carlos packed up his life and moved to Orlando. In the last year, he has found a career with the Walt Disney Company and has taken courses in Entertainment Production through Disney University. He sees each day SCHOOL OF THEATRE, FILM & TELEVISION
as an opportunity for professional growth and, most importantly, making magic for families from all across the globe.
Sheldon Smith BFA 2009 Media Arts (known now as Film & Television) After graduating in May 2009, Sheldon began an internship with the Visual Effects Department at Twentieth Century Fox Studios set up through the UA College of Fine Arts Hanson Film Institute. As part of the internship, he was assigned to assist the visual effects production team on the film Gulliver’s Travels (2010). Since then, Sheldon has moved on to manage visual effects production for films such as Life of Pi (2012), Jurassic World (2015), and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). Working on these films has taken Sheldon all over North America, from tropical Hawaiian jungles to frigid Canadian mountaintops. Sheldon is currently the Visual Effects Production Supervisor for the upcoming film, Ad Astra (2018).
Sandahl (Masson) Tremel MFA 2014 Costume Design & Technology Since completing her MFA degree at the University of Arizona, Sandahl continues to reside in Tucson with her husband, Christopher Tremel, a fellow UA alum. Sandahl will return to Arizona Theatre Company in Fall of 2017 for her third season as the Wardrobe Supervisor. She also travels across the state and country, working for the Santa Fe Opera, Arizona Opera, and Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Sandahl also owns Linen and Rye, an Etsy store, where she creates modern embroidery and pet bowties.
FINE ARTS BOX OFFICE The University of Arizona P.O. Box 210003 Tucson, AZ 85721-0003 (520) 621-1162 (520) 626-8052 (fax)
Located in the lobby of the Marroney Theatre near the southeast corner of Park and Speedway.
BOX OFFICE HOURS Summer Hours May 15 – June 23: M-F, 12pm – 2pm June 26 – July 7: CLOSED July 10 – August 18: M-F, 12pm – 2pm The Park Avenue Garage is located on the NE corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard. There are two entrances to the garage – the West entrance is on Park Avenue and the North entrance is on Helen Street. Disabled parking spaces and an elevator are available. For weekday evening performances, pre-paid parking is available in the Park Avenue Garage. Monday through Friday, 5pm to midnight, take your parking ticket immediately to the garage cashier after parking. The cashier is located on the East side of the main level. The parking fee is $4 (cash, Visa or MasterCard accepted) and you will be given a ticket to exit. After the show, go straight to your car and use the pre-paid ticket at the gate to exit the garage. Parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays. There is limited free parking after 5pm and on weekends in the lot behind the Center for Creative Photography, with access from Second Street.
For special needs or bus parking, please contact UA Parking and Transportation Services at (520) 621-3550. Parking fees, hours and lot accessibility are subject to change at any time at the discretion of UA Parking and Transportation Services.
Regular Hours Beginning August 21: M-F, 12pm – 4pm and one hour before all events PLEASE NOTE: The Box Office observes limited hours or is closed during most university recognized holidays. If purchasing tickets in person, please call ahead to confirm hours.
FOUR EASY WAYS TO ORDER TICKETS! Online: tickets.arizona.edu (Single tickets on sale August 1, 2017)
In Person: 15-minute parking validation available for Park Avenue Garage
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BOX OFFICE RULES & PROCEDURES
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Subscribers are seated first. Enjoy the “same seats” for each ART production in the Marroney Theatre and priority seating for Tornabene Theatre shows. “Same seats” are available for orders received prior to August 1, when single tickets go on sale. Orders placed after that date will be seated as close as possible based on availability.
Flexibility with Free Ticket Exchange You may exchange your tickets to another performance of the same show anytime up to 24 hours in advance. Tickets are non-refundable.
A convenience fee of $4 per order will be charged for phone orders. If you would like your tickets mailed to you, an additional $2 fee per order will apply. There is a fee of $6 per order for online purchases.
All tickets purchased less than two weeks prior to the performance, or purchased online, will be held in Will Call and will be available at the performance location one hour prior to show time.
Productions begin on time. Generally, each theatre will open for seating 30 minutes before curtain. Seating is assigned based on best availability when the order is received. Please make requests for special needs, such as wheelchair seating, limited stairs, etc. Ticketed seat assignments are not guaranteed past curtain. There is no standing in the theatres. There is no late seating.
Discounts on Single Tickets
Save 10% off any additional ART tickets you purchase. Call (520) 621-1162 for details.
Supporting the Future of Theatre
Subscribers provide the foundation of support for our students through ticket purchases and by providing one of the essential elements for live theatre — an audience. Your presence at our shows gives our students valuable experience for their future as artists in their chosen professions.
Food, beverages, and smoking are not permitted in the theatre. The use of cameras or recording devices of any kind is strictly prohibited. Please turn off pagers, watch alarms and cell phones. Text messaging is prohibited. Children five and under, infants and strollers are not permitted inside the theatre.
Fine Arts Box Office: (520) 621-1162 theatre.arizona.edu
Tickets are non-refundable. All ticket sales are final.
Patrons eligible for a discount (senior, UA employee, UA alumni, military or student) may purchase up to two discount, season subscriptions, or up to two single tickets per event per valid ID. Senior Citizens: Individuals age 55+, please use the honor system. UA Employees/Military/UA Alumni: Please provide photocopy of ID with order. Students: Provide photocopy of ID from any school with order.
Single tickets are on sale beginning August 1, 2017. Ticket prices are listed on each production page.
2017-2018 SEASON BROCHURE TEAM
Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more and vary by production. Call (520) 621-3363 to order your group’s tickets, or see page 7 for more information about group sales.
SCHOOL OF THEATRE, FILM & TELEVISION
All tickets may be exchanged 24 hours in advance for another performance of the same play, pending availability. Single tickets are subject to a $3 fee per ticket. There is no exchange fee for subscribers. Also, an upgrade fee will apply when exchanging from a preview to a regular performance. Original tickets must be returned prior to exchange.
Lisa Pierce, Director of Marketing & Development Kylie Arnold, Marketing Assistant Charles Cannon, UA Fine Arts Box Office Manager Graphic Design: WhiteSpace Design
SEASON SUBSCRIPTION ORDER FORM
Please print clearly.
UA Fine Arts Box Office PO Box 210003 Tucson, AZ 85721-0003 Fax: (520) 626-8052
OFFICE USE ONLY
DOR Day Phone
Use the number on the left for the order form.
WINTER SERIES THE ADDAMS A FAMILY – STREETCAR A NEW NAMED MUSICAL DESIRE
Previews (Best Savings)
Preview Matinees (Sundays at 1:30 pm)
Preview Evenings (Mondays at 7:30 pm)
9/18 10/16 11/6 2/5 3/13 4/9
TIGERS BE STILL
THE DOUBT, MERCHANT A PARABLE OF VENICE
THE PAJAMA GAME
10/15 11/5 2/4 3/12 4/8
Evenings at 7:30 pm
Marroney Theatre m Front Third (Rows A-D) m Middle Third (Rows E-H) m Back Third (Rows J-M) m Specific Row: Seats:
Opening Nights (Wednesday Evenings)
9/20 10/18 11/8 2/7 3/14 4/11
m Orchestra Level m Balcony Level
04 05 06 07 08
9/21 10/19 11/9 2/8 3/15 4/12
Special Seating Requests
1st Friday Evenings
9/22 10/20 11/10 2/9 3/16 4/13
2nd Friday Evenings
9/29 10/27 11/17 2/16 3/23 4/20
1st Saturday Evenings
9/23 10/21 11/11 2/10 3/17 4/14
2nd Saturday Evenings
9/30 10/28 11/18 2/17 3/24 4/21
Matinees at 1:30 pm
09 10 11
9/30 10/28 11/18 2/17 3/24 4/21
1st Sunday Matinees
9/24 10/22 11/12 2/11 3/18 4/15
2nd Sunday Matinees
10/1 10/29 11/19 2/18 3/25 4/22
I would like to request seating accommodations for: m Wheelchair Seating: # WC Spaces: # Companion Seats: m Aisle m Limited Stair m Visual m Hearing Impairment Parties wishing to sit together must send all order forms in the same envelope.
FULL OR WINTER SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS
SAVE 20% AND GET MARRONEY SAME SEATS
m WINTER SEASON
1) Select ONE SERIES from the table (previous page). Write the appropriate series code in the space provided above.
m FULL SEASON
@ $88 =$
REGULAR @ $94 =$ SR CITIZEN @ $87 =$
@ $142 =$
2) Select ONE SEASON PACKAGE, either Full or Winter Season (right). 3) Under the package you selected, write the number of subscriptions you want for each price and total up the costs. (Remember, PREVIEW is only available for Series 01 & 02. No other price categories apply for Series 01 & 02.)
@ $87 =$
@ $132 =$
@ $60 =$
@ $90 =$
FLEX SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS
TIGERS BE STILL:
ORDER 4 TO 6 SHOWS AND SAVE 10% 1) Select FOUR to SIX shows you want to attend. Order any number of tickets to each production. 2) Circle desired dates on table (previous page). 3) Total up the costs and transfer the amount to the space indicated.
ADDITIONAL TICKETS Use the FLEX order form (right) to add:
• Additional seats to any performance (This may change your seat locations.) • A fifth show to your Winter Season (Circle the date on the previous page’s form.)
WILL CALL: m Hold ALL tickets in Will Call until the FIRST show m Hold ALL tickets in Will Call for EACH show
PAYMENT OPTIONS: m Check payable to University of Arizona m VISA m MASTERCARD m AMEX m DISCOVER
@ $132 =$
SR CITIZEN UA EMPLOYEE
@$16 @$25 @$24 @$24 @$15 =$ THE ADDAMS PREVIEW REGULAR SR CITIZEN UA EMPLOYEE STUDENT TOTAL FAMILY – A NEW MUSICAL: @$18 @$28 @$26 @$26 @$15 =$ A STREETCAR PREVIEW REGULAR SR CITIZEN UA EMPLOYEE STUDENT TOTAL NAMED DESIRE: @$16 @$25 @$24 @$24 @$15 =$ DOUBT, PREVIEW REGULAR SR CITIZEN UA EMPLOYEE STUDENT TOTAL A PARABLE: @$16
@$25 @$24 @$24 @$15 =$ REGULAR SR CITIZEN UA EMPLOYEE STUDENT TOTAL THE PREVIEW MERCHANT OF VENICE: @$16 @$25 @$24 @$24 @$15 =$ THE PAJAMA PREVIEW REGULAR SR CITIZEN UA EMPLOYEE STUDENT TOTAL GAME @$18 @$28 @$26 @$26 @$15 =$ FLEX TOTAL =$
ADD TOTALS FROM SEASON SUBSCRIPTION AND FLEX SEASON
100% Tax-DEDUCTIBLE Contribution Contributions of $35 OR MORE are acknowledged in programs
MAILING FEE Please add this fee if you would like your tickets mailed to you. Otherwise, tickets will be held in Will Call.
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P.O. Box 210003 Tucson, AZ 85721-0003 5680100
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The School of Theatre, Film & Television at the University of Arizona presents its 2017-18 season!