Everything from musicals to Shakespeare on playbill for 2014-15 theater season

2014-03-27T00:00:00Z 2014-07-01T14:21:32Z Everything from musicals to Shakespeare on playbill for 2014-15 theater seasonBy Kathleen Allen Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 27, 2014 12:00 am  • 

Broadway in Tucson is committed to bringing us pure entertainment.

At the Rogue Theatre, the entertainment goes hand-in-hand with theater that provokes.

Winding Road Theater Ensemble mixes original works with its classics.

And over at Invisible Theatre and Live Theatre Workshop, laughs are frequent and the organizations aren’t adverse to a bit of thinking and feeling with their theater.

The companies have announced their 2014-15 seasons — pick your pleasure:

Broadway in Tucson

Season tickets: $57 — $379

Information: broadwayintucson.com or 1-866-821-2929.

“Flashdance — The Musical” by Robbie Roth and Robert Cary, Nov. 4-9.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jan. 7-11.

“Guys and Dolls” by Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Feb. 24-March 1.

“Once” by Enda Walsh, Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, March 31-April 5, 2015.

“Newsies” by Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, Harvey Fierstein, April 21-26, 2015.

“Beauty and the Beast” by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Linda Woolverton, Dec. 12-14. This show is an extra cost beyond the regular season tickets.

The Rogue Theatre

Season tickets: $145.

Information: theroguetheatre.org or 551-2053.

“Awake and Sing” by Clifford Odets, Sept. 11-28.

“Jerusalem” by Jez Butterworth, Nov. 6-23.

“Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett, Jan. 8-25.

“The Lady in the Looking Glass” by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Cynthia Meier, Feb. 26-March 15.

“The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare, April 30-May 17.

Invisible Theatre

Season tickets: $144 until May 1.

Information: invisibletheatre.com or 882-9721.

“Sizzling Summer Sound” a return of IT’s cabaret series, July 9-20. This is a special event, so not included in price of season ticket.

“A Kid Like Jake” by Daniel Pearle, Sept. 9-21.

To be announced, Nov. 11-23

“Teddy Tonight” written and performed by Laurence Luckinbill, Jan. 10-11.

“Coming Apart” by Fred Carmichael, Jan. 22-Feb. 1.

“Latkes & Guilt — The Therapy Continues!” written and performed by Steve Solomon, March 7-8.

“Shear Madness,” adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan, April 1-19.

Not part of the regular season: “Broadway to Hollywood” with pianist Richard Glazier, Dec. 7; “A Conversation with Edith Head,” Feb. 11-15.

Winding Road Theater Ensemble

Season tickets: Not yet determined.

Information: windingroadtheater.org or 401-3626.

“Slowgirl” by Greg Pierce, Sept. 11-28.

“Death of A Salesman” by Arthur Miller, Nov. 6-23.

“United” by Toni Press-Coffman, Feb. 5-22.

“The Tempest” by William Shakespeare and “Rough Magic” by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, performed in repertory, April 16-May 10.

Live Theatre Workshop

Season tickets: Price not yet determined.

Information: livetheatreworkshop.org or 327-4242.

“Dorothy Parker’s Last Call” by Lesley Abrams, June 19-July 19.

“Molly Sweeney” by Brian Friel, July 24-Aug. 20.

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, Sept. 4-Oct. 11.

“9 Parks of Desire” by Heather Raffo, Oct. 16-Nov. 15.

“The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays” by Ken Ludwig, Nov. 20-Dec. 28.

“The Savannah Disputation” by Evan Smith, Jan. 8-Feb. 14.

“Move Over Mrs. Markham” by Ray Cooney and John Chapman, Feb. 19-March 28, 2015.

“Enchanted April” by Matthew Barber, based on the novel by Elizabeth Von Armin, April 2-May 10, 2015.

“The Columnist” by David Auburn, May 14-June 13, 2015.

Contact reporter Kathleen Allen at kallen@azstarnet.com or 573-4128.

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