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“NY quality theatre in Tucson!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Rogue Theatre

The Rogue Theatre
300 E University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85705
+1 520-551-2053
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Ranked #6 of 116 Activities in Tucson
Type: Performances
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Owner description: "Jerusalem" by Jez Butterworth, a contemporary British playwright, will run November 6th through 23rd. This is a A deeply resonant and poetic play set in rural England. It is funny, tragic, and mysterious with a powerful Pan-like central figure. Tradition and spirit inhabit the land as Dionysus rages against encroaching civilization. The Rogue is located in the Historic Y just West of the University of Arizona. This is an intimate space where we present compelling literature which we invite you to join.
Tucson, Arizona
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“NY quality theatre in Tucson!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

An evening at the Rogue Theatre is like an event Off Broadway both in terms of setting and content experience. The theatre is located in the historic YMCA building, near the University and the 4th avenue marketplace shops. We have seen several productions at the Rogue over the last couple of years that stretched the bounds of the usual local theatre productions. Last year's ambitious production of Mother Courage incorporated an original musical score into the thought-provoking storyline. Metamorphosis was also an unusual treat for a Kafka property. I really didn't think I would enjoy this play, but the staging and ensemble execution was unique and engaging. I think one of the benefits of the Rogue is their strategy to develop an ensemble that works well together. They also have an optional analysis of the production after the show to provide additional insight into the productions. I'm looking forward to this year--particularly the Shakespeare productions and Dante's Purgatorio.

Visited March 2013
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“After The Quake -- good show”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

The Rogue produces some very interesting productions. We saw After The Quake and liked it. They patched together several of Murasami's short stories into a fascinating look at people's responses to the Kobe quake . The star of the show was an imaginary green frog who sets out to save the city by fighting an evil worm who lived underground.
Well acted!! However would have loved the actors to have been clothed in some reference to Japanese clothing. Over all, glad we went.

Came away with the notion not to wait to get what you want-- less an earthquake or something else interferes...

Visited June 2013
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