DAMESROCKET THEATRE. 125 E. Congress St. Opening March 13 and continuing through March 28: Top Girls. There are preview performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 11 and 12. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday; and 2 o'clock Sunday matinees. Tickets are $10, $8 for artists/students/seniors. Call 623-7852 for tickets and information.
Opening This Week
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE. UA Marroney Theatre, located on the south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway and Park Avenue. Opening March 11 and continuing through March 29: Uncommon Women & Others. Preview performances are at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, and at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9. Regular performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, March 11 through 28; 1:30 p.m. weekend matinees are March 15, 28 and 29. Preview tickets are $7; regular tickets are $14, $12 for seniors and UA employees, $9 for students. Call the Fine Arts box office at 621-1162 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. Opening March 6 and continuing through March 25: Steven Dietz's Rocket Man. Performance times vary. There are audio-described performances March 8 and 11; and an ASL interpreted performance on March 17. Post-performance discussions are offered March 11 and 24. Tickets range from $18.50 to $27.50. Call 622-2823 for tickets and information.
ARIZONA YOUTH THEATER. 5671 E. Speedway. 546-9805. Opening March 6 and continuing through March 28: Peter Pan. Production is most appropriate for ages 4 through adult. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $6 adults, $4 children, with complimentary tickets available for nonprofit organizations. Call 546-9805 for reservations and information.
NOISES OFF. Tucson High Magnet School Department of Theatre. Opening with three performances: Thursday through Saturday, March 5 through 7: Noises Off. Performances are at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5, $3 for students. Call 617-7549 for information.
PUSHING THE ENVELOPE. YWCA Theatre. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Continuing through March 15: Mercury Productions, Upstairs Theatre Company and Millennium Theatre Company present Pushing the Envelope, by Tucson playwright W. Jesse Greenberg. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12.50, $10 for seniors and $8 for students. There is an audio-described performance on March 7. Call 791-2263 for information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through March 29: "Vasilisa and the Magic Doll." This Russian folk tale continues LTW's Sunday Afternoon Theatre for Children series. Performances are at 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $5. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information.
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway. Continuing through March 8: Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning love story, Anna Christie. A reluctant prostitute sets out with her sea-faring father, and falls in love with a shipwrecked Irish stoker. Monica Kester, Jonathan Ingbretson and James Mitchell Gooden star. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8.50, $7.50 seniors, and reservations are a must. Call 327-4242 for tickets and information. Box office hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
PANORAMIC PRODUCTIONS. Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theatre. 330 S. Scott Ave. Continuing through March 8: Parallel Lives, written by Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a one o'clock matinee Sunday, March 8. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors. Call 721-2580 for information.
Out Of Town
BISBEE REPERTORY THEATRE. 94 Main St., Bisbee. Continuing through March 14: Harvey, a charming comedy starring an invisible rabbit. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 3 o'clock matinee Sunday, March 15. Advance tickets are $8, $10 at the door, $5 for kids 16 and under. Call 1-520-432-3786 for information.
AUDITION NOTICE. 738 N. Fifth Ave. Millennium Theatre announces open auditions at 11 a.m. Sundays until all roles for upcoming productions have been filled. Millennium also seeks people with technical and musical abilities. Call 882-7920 for information.
QUINTESSENTIAL CLASSES. 118 S. Fifth Ave. Quintessential Productions, Inc. offers a spring session of Stages, a series of theatre classes for kids, with Brian Kearney. Eight-week sessions are offered for kids grades K-8. Cost is $90; registration deadline is March 18. Call 703-1543 for information.
PLAY MARATHON. Third Street Kids, a performing arts company designed to provide education, training and experience in the arts to children, seeks scripts for its One-Act Play Marathon, to run April 20 through 26. Plays are to be 40 to 60 minutes long, and will be presented by a wide variety of organizations including professional, semi-professional and high-school drama clubs. There is a $50 entry fee for all scripts; fee is refundable if script is not accepted. Third Street Kids also seeks theatre professionals to sit on an ad hoc committee to read scripts. Call Marcia Berger at 622-4100 for information.
TEMPLE FOR RENT. The Temple of Music and Art and the Tucson Center for the Performing Arts have rental space available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 884-8210 for more information.
TEMPLE TOURS. See the Alice Holsclaw and Cabaret theaters and all the behind-the-scenes areas with free guided tours at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, starting in the courtyard of the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Reservations are not required, but calling ahead to confirm tour availability is suggested. Call 884-8210 for information.
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