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Tornabene Theatre

The University of Arizona

The Tornabene Theatre, originally known as The Laboratory Theatre, opened in 1994 with a monumental production of A Tale of Two Cities. The space is a unique five-sided, flexible and experimental performance space with a new seating configuration each season. The space includes both floor and balcony seating with balcony seating looking down on the performance. Depending upon the seating configuration, seating capacity ranges from 260 to 280 seats. The space allows for open and imaginative staging and seating. Faculty and students are provided with this distinctive theatrical space which promotes creative and innovative The Laboratory Theatre was renamed The Tornabene Theatre in 2006 with a gift from Lyn Tornabene in honor of her husband Frank and her daughter Wendy Lyn. The gift was meant to celebrate the family’s love of the arts. Productions resulting in an enhanced educational and spectator experience.

Venue Details

Tornabene Theatre

1025 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85719