Building the Wall (a Review)

PIcture from the production of the play, showing the two protagonists

Logic is the brick and mortar of Borderlands Theater’s current production, Building the Wall. Only two actors are on stage for the 90 minute show. Fittingly, the pressure this puts both under adds to the tension required for this drama. Gloria, played by T. Loving, is a professor allowed to interview Rick, a maximum security …

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Nogales: Story Tellers in Cartel Country (review)

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There is a rare and wonderful feeling when you know you have witnessed something remarkable live onstage. That is the punch Borderlands Theater delivers with Nogales: Story Tellers in Cartel Country. It’s not only that you have just watched Richard Montoya, accomplished playwright and actor, in a brilliant interpretation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio (spoiler alert: …

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Looking for Magic

by Norah Booth One of this year’s December 1 World’s Aids Day Tucson events was Invisible Theater’s dramatic reading of Looking for Magic, a play by Beverly King Pollock, 92. Pollock’s two sons died from AIDS in the early 1990’s. Originally performed as a full production in Pittsburgh, Pollock told the sold-out audience writing the …

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William Shakespeare, Feminist: A Review of Measure for Measure at the Rogue Theatre

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Measure for Measure, directed by David Morden, is presented by The Rogue Theatre, November 7—24, 2013 at The Historic Y, 300 E. University Boulevard, Tucson.   Once again the Rogue Theatre brings us one of Shakespeare’s truly fascinating plays, with fine acting by the dedicated group that Arizona should be proud of …

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