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Nov 8 - Dec 1, 3013
The Red Barn Theater Company presents:
How to Talk Minnesotan: The Winter Musical
Book and Lyrics by Howard Mohr
Music by Drew Jansen
Directed by Scott Berg
Performances: November 8 - December 1, 2013
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM
Sundays at 5:00 PM
General Admission tickets are $16
Tickets for Students, Seniors and Military are $13
On Fridays, all tickets are just $10!
You can reserve your seats by calling (520) 887-6239

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Saturday, Oct. 26, 3pm, 2013
Zoo's Who Revue
with the Red Barn Children's Drama Group
and the Adult Chorus
in a humongous show show of animal songs, dance, jokes, fiddling and more!


Oct. 13

The Polynesian Paradise Dancers!

       "Postcards From Paradise"! 

Sun. Oct. 13, 2013, at 3pm
(pre-show Hula Class at 2:30pm)

Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main
TICKETS: $15: age 12 and older,
$12: age 2 to 11.
Pre-show Hula class: $5
-- Red Barn's Rosemary Snow poses with the Polynesian Dancers -->

The Polynesian Paradise Dancers want to take you on an enchanting vacation to the South Pacfic. This vibrant performance of exotic hula dancing and heart pounding drum beats of the islands includes audience interaction and many aspects of the 1959 South Pacific culture.
This production is presented by the International touring company the Polynesian Paradise Dancers. This amazing group has toured throughout the world and is known for unique and exciting performances.
This hula show is filled with authentic costumes and beautiful dancers.

The year is 1959, and Hawaii has just joined the union. The new direct flights from the Mainland to the islands have opened up the Hawaiian experience to a whole new generation.

Past performances include a daily 5-week run of the “Lilo & Stitch Hawaiian Party” at the El Capitan Theatre (Hollywood, CA) and nightly 8-week run at the Pageant of the Masters (Laguna Beach, CA). PPD has also performed for the celebrity premieres of Disney’s animated feature Lilo & Stitch (first in Hollywood, CA then at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, TN), as well as Adam Sandler’s 50 First Dates in Westwood, CA. Polynesian Paradise Dancers can also be seen dancing in Adam Sandler’s movie Bedtime Stories, and television shows as Backyard Nation, Tuckerville, My Tacky Room and Wizards of Waverly Place. Other highlights include performances at the Playboy Mansion, Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Studios, the homes of celebrities such as Rob Zombie, former mayor of Los Angeles, Jim Hahn, and former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Established in 1993, Akemi Welsh started the Polynesian Paradise Dancers (PPD), a professional Polynesian entertainment company specializing in the traditional dances of music from the Polynesian Islands. Over the years, the company has had the honor of sharing the culture with audiences all over. They have visited 31 states, and had 10 international tours including Abu Dhabi, China, Japan, Guam, and the Marshall Islands.

See more photos and information about the Polynesian Dancers and their act at !


Oct 12
The Zoo's Who Revue
by the Red Barn Children's Drama Group
Saturday, Oct. 12, 3pm
Tickets: $5


Sept. 28
"The Poor People of Paris Musical Potpourri"
A variety of songs, dance, storytelling and sing-a-longs.
Please HELP us raise $$ to pay the property tax!

Saturday, Sept 28, 3pm
$5 - all ages

Sept. 6 & 7, 13 - 15
"Swingin' 40's Revue"
Performed by the
Red Barn Theater Company.

Friday & Saturday, Sept 13 & 14, 7:30pm
Sunday, Sept 15, 2pm
$16 - General Admission
$13 - Children and Seniors
Reservations: (520) 887-6239


August 9-25
"Arsenic and Old Lace"
Directed by Scott Berg and Daniel Reichel

It's the lovely aroma of almonds and Vicks Vaporub as two delightful old ladies practice their hilariously twisted version of kindness and convenience.
This Broadway hit is performed by the
Red Barn Theater Company.

August 9-25

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
and Sundays at 2pm
$16 - General Admission
$13 - Children and Seniors
$10 - Frugal Fridays All Seats
Reservations: (520) 887-6239
See the Cast and Photos at: RBTC website.


August 24
"Weather or Not! - Musical Revue"
The Red Barn Chorus and Barnstorm Players present a variety show of music, jokes, puppetry and sing-a longs!
August 24, 7pm


"Mary Poppins"
The classic story of the imaginative nanny who brings laughter and wonder to a stodgy unhappy family.
This musical is performed by the RBT Children's Drama Group, ages 5 to 15.

Friday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 20 at 2pm
Friday, July 26 at 7pm
Saturday, July 27 at 2pm


EVERY Saturday - USUALLY - at 5 & 7pm!
Check schedule at:
Tucson Improv Movement
Comedy scenarios created instantly from audience suggestion! Bring your wildest ideas! Kids welcome!
$5 per person.

The Last Twitter Blast

This Saturday, July 20th at 7 PM is your last chance to catch the Tucson Weekly’s “City Pick of the Week” - Twitter Blast. Our improvisers take the chaos of the social media website Twitter and create a hilarious network of comedy scenes on the stage at the Red Barn.

Check out the Tucson Weekly’s story on our show! -

Community Jam for Yarnell Emergency Fund
Next Saturday July 27th, at 7 PM come out to support our monthly Community Jam. Anyone can join our improvisers on the stage for short form games, and montage lines. The show is free, but we will be taking donations for the United Way’s Yarnell Emergency Firefighter Fund. All proceeds go to the families of the victims of the Yarnell Fire.

Improv Throwdown
As with any Saturday you can catch Improv Throwdown at 5 PM. Rap battles and improvised comedy scenes, make up this hilarious short form show!

Thanks for your support!
Justin Lukasewicz
Tucson Improv Movement



"June Bustin' Out" Musical Revue!

The Red Barn Theater Barnstorm Players and the RBT Chorus perform an eclectic mix of classical piano pops, fiddle tunes, stand up comedy, sing-a-longs, Bach and puppetry to raise money for drywall installation.

Friday, June 28 at 7pm
Saturday, June 29 at 2pm


The Red Barn Theater SURVIVED!


The Red Barn may install drywall and electrical conduit, instead of a sprinkler system.
Donations came in and the work is being done this weekend, June 15 & 16, 2013!

ALL Productions are continuing!

The Red Barn Theatre Company, Improv,
Barnstorm Players & RBT Chorus



SPRINKLER SYSTEM: June 10, 2013!

Please come to the

"Puttin' On the Spritz!"

Fire Sprinkler Fundraiser for the Red Barn Theater!
Comedy and Song Highlights from past shows, including Mary Poppins and Irving Berlin, games, puppetry and singalongs.
- - Friday, May 31 at 7pm
- - Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main (1 block south of Speedway)
- - 622-6973
TICKETS: $10, or Family Discount


Saturday, April 27, 2013, 12:30 to 2pm
Chris & Rosemary - Music & Comedy
Pima County Fair, Houghton 1/2 mile south of I-10. FREE.

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7pm
Red Barn Theatre
Potpourri Musical Comedy Revue
Musical mix of songs with vocalists, trombone, fiddle and piano, sing-a-longs and puppetry of "Conversation with Harry".
Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main, 1 block south of Speedway.
Call 520 622-6973 for reservations (not required). $5 per person.


Performed Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 7pm
Planning an Encore Performance SOON! -- Stay tuned!
Irving Berlin Tribute Revue featuring a few of the hundreds of hits composed by this amazing immigrant American. His hits such as "Blue Skies", "White Christmas", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning", "America the Beautiful", and "Puttin' on the Ritz" were a tribute to his adopted homeland.

Using violin, trombone, piano, and voices in solo and chorus, our performers will dazzle you with the brilliant beauty and simplicity of this man's love and patriotism for the USA, expressed in music. Historical bits about the man and his time will alternate with the music and sing-a-longs.

Saturday, April 20, at 7pm. $10 per person. Call 520 622-6973 for reservations.

Saturday, April 13, 2013
-- Noon to 2pm: Chris & Rosemary - Music & Comedy
Park Mall's outside patio or by Macy's, Broadway & Wilmot, FREE.
-- 4pm: Rosemary in Concert
At the Red Barn Theater. Classical and pops piano, fiddle tunes, sing-a-longs and jokes. Donations appreciated.

The Merrimakers (Senior Variety Show) -- All FREE!
-- Monday, April 15, 2013, 2:30pm, at the Foothills Rehab, 2259 N. Craycroft..
-- Wednesday, April 16, 2013, 11:30am, at the Udall Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde. Call for meal reservation.
-- Friday, April 19, 2013, Noon, at El Pueblo Center, 101 E. Irvington, Call for meal reservation.
-- Monday, April 22, 2013, 3pm, Strauss Manor, 370 N. Pantano. FREE.

Saturday, April 20, 2013, Noon to 2pm
Chris & Rosemary - Music & Comedy
Park Mall's outside patio or by Macy's, Broadway & Wilmot, FREE.

The Polynesian Paradise Dancers -- On Tour!

       "Postcard From Paradise"! 

Sat. April 6, 2013, at 2pm and 5pm
and Sun. April 7 at 2pm.
Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main

The Polynesian Paradise Dancers want to take you on a vacation to Hawaii!
This hula show entitled "Postcards from Paradise" is an enchanting show that will take you back on a nostalgic vacation to the South Pacfic. This vibrant performance of exotic hula dancing and heart pounding drum beats of the islands is truly an unforgettable show.
This production is presented by the International touring company the Polynesian Paradise Dancers. This amazing group has toured throughout the world and is known for unique and exciting performances.
This hula show is filled with authentic costumes and beautiful dancers.

See more photos and information about the Polynesian Dancers and their act at !


Saturday, March 23, noon
Celtic Extravaganza performs Irish step-dancing and authentic Celtic songs with fiddle and trombone, sing-a-longs, "Conversation with Rocky", Hula and refreshments, Saturday, March 23, noon. $5 per person.

Saturday, March 30, 4pm
Tucson Improv Movement creates hilarious scenes on-the-spot from audience suggestions, Saturday, March 30, at 4 pm. Bring your weirdest suggestions! $5 per person.

Saturday, March 16, 4pm
Rosemary In Concert performs classical piano, pops, sing-a-longs and requests, interspersed with jokes, plus refreshments, Saturday, March 16, 4 pm. Donations accepted.

Sat. Feb. 23, 2013 at 2pm   

A Western Extravaganza!  

  Join the Sing-a-long with Eric Everts, singing and strumming!
The Tucson Merrimakers and Rosemary Snow
with more dancing, songs, fiddling, piano and JOKES, JOKES, JOKES!

Ventriloquism ("Conversation with Tex")
... aaaaand Refreshments!

TICKETS:  $5 per person

** RESERVATIONS: 520 622-6973
-- Please tell the number of people and your phone number!

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.   

"A Jimmy McHugh Revue!  

  Come hear your favorite oldies!
-- "Sunny Side of the Street"
-- "Cheek to Cheek"
-- "Stormy Weather"
-- "My Blue Heaven"
and many more!

  Voice, Piano by Rosemary
Violin, Trombone, Choir, and Refreshments!

TICKETS:  $5 per person

** RESERVATIONS: 520 622-6973 -- If you get the answering machine, please leave a message telling number of people coming and your phone number!


Saturday, January 26, 2 P.M.  

Potpourri Extravaganza! 

 Trombone, Fiddle, Voice, Puppetry ("Conversation with Handy Andy")

 Children's Drama Group singing & dancing to "Mary Poppins" songs

Violin by Leah & Rylin

& Jokes Jokes Jokes! 

TICKETS:  $5 per person.


December 2012

Christmas Extravaganza

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 7pm
Children and Adults performing.
Red Barn Choir.  Conversation with Belle.
Fiddle.  Sing-a-long. 
Santa goes "Round the World!


October 2012


" Peer Gynt"   

A parody of the famous play by Henrik Ibsen.  Simplified & made very comedic.  This 

production features the piano music of Edward Grieg, which was inspired by the play.  

Auditions will be at the end of June.  

Age range of actors:  Adults 18-98.  Children 6-17.

Call Rosemary, at 622-6973, for more information.



June 2012


"Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice ~ The ssSPooF!"

A parody by Jeannette Jaquish, 

based on the books by J.K. Rowling and the movies of the books

Directed by Rosemary Snow


Wednesday thru Saturday, June 13 - 16,  at 7pm

at the Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main, Tucson.

TICKETS:  $5 per person.

Call Rosemary at (520) 622-6973 for more information.


In this hilarious, absurd, action-packed, tongue-in-cheek parody, Harry is once again locked in his room where Dobby &  Winky come to him with a warning to save, not his life, but at least his career.  At Hogwarts things are weirder than ever:   Snape is furious at Ron's spilled potion, Hagrid doesn't think Harry's "hearing voices" thing is funny,  Dumbledore has lost his meal ticket as well as his mind,  Malfoy has a fancy-schmancy new "mission",  Moaning Myrtle is giving tours,  time is twisting,  and the house elves battle Peeves, a three-headed dog, and whisper fearfully about "The Master".   Is Harry losing his mind or just our attention?


MORE PAST SHOWS to be added soon!