UA Arizona Repertory Theatre Announces its 2017-18 Season!

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Tucson, AZ – March 7, 2017

Tucson, Arizona – The University of Arizona’s Arizona Repertory Theatre will kick off its 2017-18 season on September 17, 2017. New subscriptions will be available July 10, 2017, and single tickets go on sale August 1, 2017 through the Fine Arts Box Office at 520.621.1162, or online at theatre.arizona.edu.

“We start with TIGERS BE STILL, a sweet comedy about two families who find that happiness is not as impossible as it seems,” said Artistic Director and Associate Professor, Brent Gibbs. “Then, just in time for Halloween, we will meet THE ADDAM’S FAMILY in all their ghoulish glory. Next, we present Tennessee Williams’ American classic, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. We are very proud to follow that up with John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, DOUBT. Next is Shakespeare’s timeless classic, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and we close out our season with the beloved musical, THE PAJAMA GAME. We hope you will join us for this exciting season and come out to see the stars of tomorrow…”      

Tigers Be Still by Kim Rosenstock

September 17 – October 8, 2017

Sponsored by: Marriott Tucson University Park

 

The Addams Family Musical

Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice | Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams

October 15 – November 5, 2017

Sponsored by: Gregory Knopf

 

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

November 5 – December 3, 2017

Sponsor: Gootter & Associates

 

Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley

February 4 – 25, 2018

Sponsor: The Jacqueline Anne Morris Memorial Foundation

 

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

March 4 – April 1, 2018

Sponsors: Pat Engels & Richard Medland

 

The Pajama Game

Book by George Abbott & Richard Bissell

Music & Lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross

Based on the novel “7 ½ Cents” by Richard Bissell

April 8 – 29, 2018

Co-Sponsors: Jane Kivel with Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, P.C.

 

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