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Chekov’s ‘Three Sisters’ offers subtle message

Chekov’s ‘Three Sisters’ offers subtle message

By ROBYN ZELICKSON Anton Chekov is a Russian writer and dramatist best known for ‘The Cherry Orchard,” “Uncle Vanya” and “The Seagull.” But another work, “Three Sisters,” may be his best. Chekov wrote “Three Sisters” in 1900, and the play debuted in 1901 at the Moscow Art Theatre. The Pima Community College theater arts department […]

Razed barrio reborn in innovative play

Razed barrio reborn in innovative play

By KATTA MAPES More than 50 years ago, Barrio Libre was a vibrant Mexican-American neighborhood of row houses in downtown Tucson. Much of it was torn down in the 1960s to build the Tucson Convention Center. Through an innovative and insightful approach from Borderlands Theater and three award-winning playwrights, the neighborhood will be revisited this […]

‘Sticks and Bones’ brings new challenges for actors

‘Sticks and Bones’ brings new challenges for actors

by ALYSSA RAMER A family in the 1950s receives their eldest son back from war, blind and traumatized. This is how Pima Community College’s Theatre Arts program set the scene for their production of “Sticks and Bones,” showing at the Black Box Theatre through Nov. 22. The play revolves around a family whose son, David, […]