Albuquerque Theatre Guild Announces April 2012 Calendar


Albuquerque Theatre Guild has announced the following upcoming events:

Thru April 1 | Sunday at 2.

Bad Seed - by Maxwell Anderson, directed by Stefanie Shahvar. Colonel and Christine Penmark live in a small town with their daughter, Rhoda. On the surface 8 year-old Rhoda is sweet, charming, and full of old-fashionEd Graces. When one of Rhoda’s schoolmates is mysteriously drowned at a picnic, her mother becomes alarmed. For the boy who was drowned was the one who had won a medal that Rhoda felt she deserved. Spine tingling and chilling with a surprise ending. InfoSandia Performing Arts Company at Vista Grande Community Center, 15 La Madera Road, Sandia Park, 280-6373, Price: Light refreshments & show - $16 adults, $14 Student/Seniors, $12 (12 & under).


Thru April 1| Sunday at 6.

Travelin’ Show - by Jimmy Galloway, directed by Leslie Joy Coleman. In celebration of New Mexico's historical Centennial, we are presenting two shows by the late Jimmy Galloway. He was both a composer and playwright who wrote about New Mexico history and its unique flavor. His plays premiered at the University of Albuquerque under the direction of Jim Morley. The actors who have performed in his unique shows proudly call themselves 'The Galloway Players'. The family and friends of Galloway are excited to bring back the creative genius of Jimmy Galloway. InfoSouthWest Rural Theatre Project, 5800 Kathryn Ave SE, 717-4494, Price: $12, $10 Students & Seniors, $8 Children.


Thru April 1 | Thursdays & Fridays at 8, Saturdays at 6, and Sundays at 2.

The Seafarer - by Conor McPherson, directed by Gil Lazier. This chilling play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth is set on Christmas Eve, and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who's recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house, too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. Sharky may be playing for his very soul. Info: Mother Road Theatre Company at The Filling Station, 1024 4th St. SW, 243-0596, Price: $18, Seniors & Students $12. Thursdays $10.


Thru April 1 | Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30, Sundays at 2.

Anything Goes - music and lyrics by Cole Porter, directed by Hal Simon. A hilarious shipboard love story set in the 1930s full of colorful characters wrapped around one of Cole Porter's magical and clever scores. The current Broadway revival starring Sutton Foster as the inimitable Reno Sweeney won the Tony for the best revival. InfoLandmark Musicals at Rodey Theatre in UNM’s Fine Art Building, 925-5858, Price$22, $20, $18. $2 discount for Seniors and Students. Additional discount for TLC members.


Thru April 1 | Saturday, March 24, Tuesday, March 27 and Friday, March 30 at 7:30 & Sunday, April 1 at 2.

Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi - by Puccini, directed by David Bartholomew and Kristen Barrett, conducted by Anthony Barrese.“Suor Angelica” was Giacomo Puccini’s favorite of his three, one-act operas. It is the tragic story of a cloistered nun forced into a convent by her noble family after having a child out of wedlock. Puccini’s heart-breaking music for an all female cast, stars in her debut at Opera Southwest the outstanding soprano, Abla Hambla. “Gianni Schicchi” is the crafty con artist who outwits greedy relatives determined to rewrite a deceased man’s will in their favor. Filled with outrageous antics, this Puccini comedy stars Matthew Burns who returns to Opera Southwest following his acclaimed comic role as Tadeo in the 2010 production of “Italian Girl in Algiers.” Info: National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. SW, 724-4771, Price: $75-10.

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