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CONTACT: Lisa Pierce, Director of Marketing & Development • (520) 626-268 • firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television
Approximate run time: 113 minutes • 15-minute intermission • Brent Gibbs, Director • (520) 621-9402 • email@example.com
Media Photo Call: Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:30 pm in the Marroney Theatre
Tucson, AZ – March 3, 2017
“It’s amazing to me that something over 400 years old is still as funny today as it was then,” said Theatre Professor and Arizona Repertory Theatre Artistic Director, Brent Gibbs, when speaking of Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT. Gibbs’ mere mention of a scene that UA Theatre students rehearsed the night before provoked chuckles from a colleague nearby, Lighting Design Professor Deanna Fitzgerald, who also was present for the rehearsal. “It’s hilarious,” Fitzgerald said. “The students laugh so hard and they’ve seen it many times already.” Gibbs added that this production of TWELFTH NIGHT is timeless, and full of beauty and romance, in addition to being funny.
(For show summary and more details, visit theatre.arizona.edu.)
Dates & Times:
Previews: Mar 5 at 1:30pm, Mar 6 at 7:30pm
Evenings: Mar 8 – 11, Mar 23 – 25, Mar 31 – Apr 1 at 7:30pm
Matinees: Mar 11, Mar 25 – 26, Apr 2 at 1:30pm
Place: Marroney Theatre on the UA campus located near the SE
corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard.
Cost/Admission: Regular $28, Senior/UA Employee/Military $26, Student $15, Preview $17, Alumni discount $6 off qualifying rate | Deeper discounts apply to groups (other than students) numbering 10+
Ticket Information: UA Fine Arts Box Office, (520) 621-1162
12p-4p | M-F | theatre.arizona.edu or tickets.arizona.edu
Parking: Park Avenue Garage, located on Park Avenue just north of Speedway Blvd. Pre-paid parking is available for weekday evening performances. Saturday and Sunday there is no charge to park. If you have special needs for parking, please call UA Parking & Transportation Services at (520) 621-3550.
Media Contact: Lisa Pierce, (520) 626-2686, firstname.lastname@example.org
Production Sponsor: Marriott University Park Season Sponsor: Chapman Automotive