Last chance

The cast of Arizona Rose Theatre’s “Murder on the Nile.”

”Murder on the Nile” — Arizona Rose Theatre, 4500 N. Oracle Road. Kay Ridgeway is taking a honeymoon cruise on a paddle steamer chugging down the Nile River. Everything should be perfect, and it is, until murder walks in. And there are plenty of people who had reason to commit it. This is classic Agatha Christie. Ron Kari directs. Final performances are 7-9 p.m. Saturday, June 15; 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 16. Last chance. $17. 888-0509.

From left, Bree Boyd, Keith Wick and Rhonda Hallquist in Live Theatre Workshop’s “Appropriate.”

”Appropriate” — Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway. The bickering Lafayette family is not particularly close. When the patriarch dies, they all come together, with not very congenial results. As they try to unpack a lifetime stuffed into his house, they discover some very unsavory things. “Be prepared to laugh, gasp, and possibly squirm in your seat and shed a tear,” the Arizona Daily Star in a glowing review. Glen Coffman directs and Rhonda Hallquist, Adam Denoyer, Keith Wick, Bree Boyd, Ella James, Alexander Cramton, Cliff Madison and Emily Gates make up the cast. Final performances are 7:30-9:30 p.m. June 13-15. $20. 327-4242.


The crew of the Starship Entrepreneur in “Space Trek.”

”Space Trek” — The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Hurtle through the galaxy with Captain James P. Trek and the crew of the Starship Entrepreneur as they battle evil forces for possession of a secret new weapon capable of destroying the universe. Continues through Aug. 29. $22.95. 886-9428,

Contact reporter Kathleen Allen at or 573-4128. On Twitter: @kallenStar


Kathleen has covered the arts for the Star for 20 years. Previously, she covered business, news and features for the Tucson Citizen. A near-native of Tucson, she is continually amazed about the Old Pueblo's arts scene and feels lucky to be covering it.