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Live Theatre Workshop
5317 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85712
Reservations: (520) 327-4242
livetheatreworkshop@gmail.com

August 29 - September 28, 2019

HEISENBERG at Live Theatre Workshop

Heisenberg

by Simon Stephens

Directed by Sabian Trout

Starring
Dallas Thomas
as Georgie
Roberto Guajardo
* as Alex

*The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

ABOUT THE PLAY

Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on the back of his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game. Heisenberg brings to blazing, theatrical life the uncertain and often comical sparring match that is human connection.

Contains adult language

“On its surface, a satisfyingly life-affirming mating dance between two people who are so utterly dissimilar that of course they are made for each other. But if you choose to tune into the quieter frequencies... a probing work that considers the multiplicity of alternatives that could shape our lives at every moment.” ~ NY Times

HEISENBERG is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. HEISENBERG was originally commissioned by the Manhattan Theatre Club, (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) and received its world premiere there on May 19, 2015.

 

PERFORMANCES

August 29 - September 28, 2019

Previews: August 29 and 30 at 7:30 PM
Opening Night: Saturday, August 31 at 7:30 PM

Regular Performances:
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights at 7:30 PM
Sunday Matinees at 3:00 PM

TICKETS

Previews & Thursday Tickets: $15
General Admission: $20
Students, Seniors 62+, & Military: $18

To make your reservation call (520) 327-4242
or buy tickets online

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT

Simon Stephens is a contemporary English playwright, whose recent works include THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (2013 Olivier Award Best New Play, 2015 Tony Award Best Play), HEISENBERG (2015 Off-Broadway), numerous adaptations of shows like the National Theatre's 2016 THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Chekov's THE SEAGULL (2017) and THE CHERRY ORCHARD (2014), plus ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD (2006 Olivier Award Best New Play). Stephens ran the Young Writers' Program at the Royal Court Theatre in London, premiering several shows there including MOTORTOWN (2006), COUNTRY MUSIC (2004), HERONS (2001), and BLUEBIRD (1998). Currently Stephens is an Artistic Associate at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in London.

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

 Roberto Guajardo (Alex) - HEISENBERG marks Roberto’s first appearance on the LTW stage. Previous work at LTW includes directing THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, WOMEN IN JEOPARDY, AND DEATH BY DESIGN. He is grateful for the talent, dedication and generosity of spirit of the casts, crews and staff He has worked with here. He is a member of A.E.A. and S.A.G. and has worked professionally in theatre, film, and television for over four decades. He has performed live in Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Seattle, San José, Kansas City, Pasadena, Albuquerque and Denver. Roberto is honored to have been the recipient of the 2008 TPAC ‘Lumie’ Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the arts.

 

Dallas Thomas and Roberto Guajardo in HEISENBERG at Live Theatre Workshop

 Sabian Trout (Director) is thoroughly enjoying her thirteenth season as LTW’s Artistic Director. A few favorite directing credits include THE BEST BROTHERS, BUYER & CELLAR, THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, PHOTOGRAPH 51, REGRETS ONLY, RECKLESS, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, TRYING, SHIRLEY VALENTINE, DANCING AT LUGHNASA, and ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. Sabian has over 35 years of experience as a director, actor, stage manager, producer and theatre teacher. Professional credits include productions at the Stratford Festival of Canada, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Phoenix,The Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, Austin’s State Theatre, LA Theatre Works, and Arizona Theatre Company.

 

 Dallas Thomas (Georgie) is proud to be part of the HEISENBERG creative team. She holds a BFA in acting from Oklahoma State University, has appeared in numerous stage and screen productions, and frequently works as a voiceover artist. Locally, she has performed with Live Theatre Workshop, The Rogue, Invisible Theatre, Winding Road and Beowulf Alley Theatre companies. She is the Production Manager for Literacy Connects’ Stories that Soar! Theatre Ensemble, which creates devised theatre from children’s original stories. Dallas thanks you for being a patron of the arts. Enjoy the show!

 

Roberto Guajardo and Dallas Thomas in HEISENBERG at Live Theatre Workshop

 Karin Hupp (Props Master/ Scenic Painter) has been the prop master for over three years; she also does scenic painting and box office. Some of her favorite projects included the wedding cake for ONE SLIGHT HITCH, the hound from BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK MYSTERY, and the cookies from FROG AND TOAD. Favorite scenes she has painted include Dorothy Parker's VICIOUS CIRCLE and the bookshelves in THE COLUMNIST. Karin enjoys working for LTW because it helps her grow as an artist.

 

 Brian McElroy (Stage Manager/Sound Designer) - Essentially raised on the LTW stage, Brian migrated backstage following high school, drawn by the intricacies of technical production. He is very humbled to be a part of Tucson's vibrant theatre scene, contracting as a light designer, sound designer, or stage manager for various Tucson theatre companies in the past few years. You are most likely, however, to find him stage managing or designing at the place that nurtured his theatre education -- LTW. Most recent sound design projects at LTW include STAGE KISS, DEATH BY DESIGN, EVERY BRILLIANT THING, THE EFFECT, APPROPRIATE, THINGS BEING WHAT THEY ARE, and SHOW PEOPLE and favorite past designs include LTW's HOUND OF BASKERVILLE, ANNAPURNA, and Roadrunner's GOD OF CARNAGE.

 

 

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