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CONTACT: Lisa Pierce, Director of Marketing & Development • 5206262686 • firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television
Approximate run time: 90 minutes • 15-minute intermission • Hank Stratton, Director • 5206262686 • email@example.com
Media Photo Call: Thursday, October 29, 2015 4:30 pm in the Marroney Theatre
Tucson, AZ – December 17, 2015
TUCSON, AZ – On a snowy Christmas Eve, Rachel discovers her husband has hired a hitman to kill her, sending her out the window and into an unusual series of misadventures that include multiple identities, murder and game shows. Joining forces along the way with a humanitarian and his paraplegic wife, Rachel must reconcile the balance between her inexhaustible optimism and the world’s unavoidable realities. Leaving no Christmas celebration unscathed, playwright Craig Lucas blurs the lines between fantasy and reality in a dark comedy that speaks to love, loss, and the indefatigable hope of the human heart.
“Working with the students of ART at the University of Arizona is once again a great pleasure,” said guest director, Hank Stratton. The deep talent in the BFA program is unmistakable, and my task as guest director is to maintain the company’s professional standards, providing the students with a first-rate production to showcase their extraordinary talents.” Stratton added that he is extremely fortunate to be working with brilliant lighting and scenic designers, since without them, he and the cast would not be able to present the professional quality that Tucson audiences have come to expect.
Dates & Times:
Previews: Nov 8 at 1:30pm, Nov 9 at 7:30pm
Evenings: Nov 11-14, Nov 19-21, Dec 4-5 at 7:30pm
Matinees: Nov 15, Nov 21-22, Dec 6 at 1:30pm
Place: Tornabene 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 $19,
Preview $17, Alumni discount $6 off qualifying rate
Deeper discounts apply for groups numbering 10+
Ticket Information: UA Fine Arts Box Office, (520) 621-1162 | 12p-4p | M-F | theatre.arizona.edu
Also open one hour before each performance
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: Lyn Tornabene with Shawn Edgar & Associates-Keller Williams Southern Arizona