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Fundraiser for new Something Something Theater at Delectables restaurant

“Delectables is closing the end of June.
Join us to celebrate this iconic 4th Avenue restaurant.

While there, enter a drawing for two free tickets
to all five of our 2017-18 season plays!

Commit to support local theatre,
while wishing a bittersweet bon voyage
to Delectables Restaurant,
one of Tucson’s all-time primary eateries.

Click link for Info and/or reservations:

We need at least 25 commitments to make this an event.
Thank you.

Something Something Theatre is proud to partner with this fine restaurant on Wednesday, June 21 from 4-9 p.m. to celebrate its many years of offering great food and ambiance to Tucsonans and visitors alike!

Representatives from Something Something will be on hand with information about our upcoming season…
PLUS you can sign up for a drawing for two free tickets to all five of our 2017-18 plays: all critically-acclaimed, all new to Tucson! A package worth up to $220.”

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Powerful play “Dov & Ali” at new Something Something Theatre

“A powerful dramatic play has just opened at the new Something Something Theater on Oracle Rd.  this week. It is a story by Anna Ziegler described  as “Sparked by their studies of Lord of the Flies by William Golding, a Jewish high school teacher and his Muslim student talk as equals about fate and free will, family and faith.”

It is that, and a lot more…the four talented actors on stage  portray the English high school teacher (Dov) who wonders who he is, and what job he should have; then there is the coming-of-age graduating student (Ali) who questions the role of religion in society; Ali’s younger sister (Sameh) who is dating a young man against her parent’s wishes; another high school teacher who is Dov’s girlfriend (Sonja).   The dialogue between these 4 actors goes back and forth about love, marriage, faith, dreams of their futures, rules — especially due to the undercurrent of the analysis of Lord of the Flies, where a different society was created, with its own rules.  Family relationships are shown, especially brother and sister, children and parents. Differences and parallels between Judaism and Islam are also addressed, through witty, clever dialogues.

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