2015-2016 Theatre Season in Phoenix


A/C Theatre Company | Actor's Youth Theatre | All Puppet Players | Arizona Broadway Theatre | Arizona Theatre Company | ASU Gammage | ASU Lyric Opera Theatre | ASU Theatre | Black Theatre Troupe | Brelby Theatre Company | Childsplay | Christian Youth Theatre - Phoenix | Class 6 Theatre | Desert Foothills Theater | Don Bluth Front Row Theatre | East Valley Children's Theatre | Fountain Hills Theater | Ghostlight Theatre | Grand Canyon University | Greasepaint Youth Theatre | Hale Centre Theatre | iTheatre Collaborative | Mesa Community College Music Theatre Department | Mesa Community College Theatre Dept | Mesa Encore Theatre | Musical Theatre of Anthem | Nearly Naked Theatre | Paradise Valley Community College | Phoenix Symphony Orchestra Broadway/Pops | Phoenix Theatre | Queen Creek Performing Arts Center | Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre | Scottsdale Musical Theater Company | Southwest Shakespeare Company | Spotlight Youth Theatre | Starlight Community Theater | Stray Cat Theatre | Studio 3 Performing Arts | Theater Works | Theatre Artists Studio | Valley Youth Theatre | Zao Theater |


A/C Theatre Company
100 East McDowell Road, Phoenix AZ
602-254-2151

Murder Ballad
Book and Lyrics by Julia Jordan
Music and Lyrics by Juliana Nash
August 7, 2015 - August 22, 2015

Spring Musical - TBA


Actor's Youth Theatre
The Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Road, Suite 105, Gilbert AZ
480-907-7050

Bonnie and Clyde, the Musical
Music by Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics by Don Black
Book by Ivan Menchell
September 3, 2015 - September 12, 2015

Disney My Son Pinocchio, Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by David Stern
September 17, 2015 - September 26, 2015

The Haunted
by Marcus Ellsworth
October 22, 2015 - October 31, 2015

The Hobbit
Adapted by Edward Mast
November 12, 2015 - November 21, 2015

Elf, the Musical, Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
December 10, 2015 - December 19, 2015

Peter Pan & Wendy
February 4, 2016 - February 13, 2016

Sweeney Todd
School Edition
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler
February 18, 2016 - February 27, 2016

Wind in the Willows
March 17, 2016 - March 26, 2016

My Fair Lady
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and Music by Frederick Loewe
April 7, 2016 - April 16, 2016

Junior Musical - Title TBA
May 12, 2016 - May 21, 2016

Hairspray
Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
June 24, 2016 - July 2, 2016

Junior Musical - Title TBA
July 28, 2016 - August 6, 2016


All Puppet Players
Playhouse On The Park, 1850 N Central Ave, Phoenix AZ

The Exorcist Has No Legs
October 9, 2015 - October 30, 2015

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
December 4, 2015 - December 19, 2015

Nicholas Farts Presents: The Notebook Has No Legs
February 5, 2016 - February 20, 2016

Jurassic Puppets
April 22, 2016 - May 7, 2016


Arizona Broadway Theatre
7701 West Paradise Lane, Peoria
623-776-8400

West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
October 16, 2015 - November 15, 2015

A Christmas Carol, the Musical
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens,
Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens
Based on Charles Dickens' novel
November 27, 2015 - December 24, 2015

Carousel
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
January 15, 2016 - February 13, 2016

Fiddler on the Roof
Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joseph Stein
February 26, 2016 - March 26, 2016

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Music and lyrics by Carol Hall
Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson
April 15, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Rock of Ages
Book by Chris D'Arienzo
May 27, 2016 - June 19, 2016

Shrek the Musical
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on the film and the book by William Steig
July 15, 2016 - August 7, 2016

Pageant
Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell and Frank Kelly
Music by Albert Evans; Conceived by Robert Longbottom
August 26, 2016 - September 18, 2016


Arizona Theatre Company
Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, Phoenix
602-256-6995

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin
Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Book by Hershey Felder
October 8, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Disgraced
by Ayad Akhtar
November 12, 2015 - November 29, 2015

Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by David Stern
December 30, 2015 - January 17, 2016

Fences
by August Wilson
February 11, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck
March 31, 2016 - April 17, 2016

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord
by Scott Porter
May 5, 2016 - May 22, 2016


ASU Gammage
1200 S. Forest Ave. Tempe AZ
480-965.3434

The Book of Mormon
Book, Music and Lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone
October 20, 2015 - November 8, 2015

A Christmas Story the Musical
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Book by Joseph Robinette
November 24, 2015 - November 29, 2015

If/Then
Music by Tom Kitt, Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
January 12, 2016 - January 17, 2016

The Bridges of Madison County
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller
February 16, 2016 - February 21, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Music by Steven Lutvak, Book by Robert L. Freedman
Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak
March 15, 2016 - March 20, 2016

42nd Street
Music by Harry Warren, Lyrics by Al Dubin
Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble
April 5, 2016 - April 10, 2016

Annie
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Book by Thomas Meehan
May 4, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Newsies
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
June 14, 2016 - June 19, 2016


ASU Lyric Opera Theatre
50 Gammage Pkwy, Tempe

Company
Book by George Furth, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
September 25, 2015 - October 4, 2015

Guadalupe: The Opera
by James DeMars
November 19, 2015 - November 22, 2015

Grease (Student Workshop Production)
by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Additional songs written by John Farrar
January 15, 2016 - January 17, 2016

L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love)
by Gaetano Donizetti
February 25, 2016 - February 27, 2016

The Drowsy Chaperone
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
April 15, 2016 - April 24, 2016


ASU Theatre
Various locations on the ASU Campus
480-965-6447

A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams
October 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Dry Land
by Ruby Rae Spiegel
October 30, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Brooklyn Bridge
by Melissa James Gibson
November 13, 2015 - November 22, 2015

Lasso of Truth
by Carson Kreitzer
February 12, 2016 - February 21, 2016

The America Play
by Suzan-Lori Parks
February 19, 2016 - February 28, 2016

She Kills Monsters
by Qui Nguyen
March 25, 2016 - April 3, 2016

on display
by John Perovich
April 15, 2016 - april 24, 2016


Black Theatre Troupe
The Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center, 1333 East Washington, Phoenix
602-258-8129

Taste Test
by Frank Higgins
October 9, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Black Nativity
by Langston Hughes
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Looking Over the President's Shoulder
by James Still
February 5, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Black Pearl Sings
by Frank Higgins
April 8, 2016 - April 24, 2016


Brelby Theatre Company
6835 N 58th Avenue, Glendale
623-282-2781

The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
September 25, 2015 - October 17, 2015

Non-fat Soy Peppermint Mocha Latte ... with Sprinkles
by Brian Maticic
December 4, 2015 - December 19, 2015

Windfall
by Brian Maticic
January 22, 2016 - February 13, 2016

missing grace
by John Perovich
February 25, 2016 - March 5, 2016

3rd Annual Brelby Miscast Concert
April 1, 2016 - April 2, 2016

Meet the Dryers
Conceived by Shelby Maticic, Ian Shelansky & Jamie Arakas
April 8, 2016 - April 30, 2016

Sea Fairies
By Kirt Shineman
March 18, 2016 - May 27, 2016

Postcards from the Apocalypse
by Paco Madden
May 12, 2016 - May 21, 2016

After Hours at Rosie's Pub
By the Brelby Company Women
June 16, 2016 - June 25, 2016

The Oz Chronicles
An original Brelby adaptation
July 29, 2016 - August 20, 2016

Ghost: the Musical
Book & Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin
Music & Lyrics by Dave Stewart & Glen Ballard
September 9, 2016 - October 1, 2016

The Sun God's Coin
By Melissa Kamel
September 22, 2016 - October 28, 2016

Macbeth
By William Shakespeare
October 14, 2016 - November 5, 2016

Quest for Claus: the Musical
By Brian Maticic, Luke Gomez and Shelby Maticic
Music by Ben Cleaveland
December 2, 2016 - December 23, 2016


Childsplay
Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe
480-921-5700

Sideways Stories from Wayside School
by John Olive Adapted from Louis Sachar's novels
September 13, 2015 - October 18, 2015

The Smartest Girl in the World
by Miriam Gonzales
October 25, 2015- November 22, 2015

A Year with Frog and Toad
Music by Robert Reale, Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel
November 15, 2015 - December 27, 2015

Perô, or the Mystery of the Night
Based on the book "Pierrot ou les secrets de la nuit" by Michael Tournier,
Adaptation and Music by Guus Ponsioen
January 24, 2016 - February 7, 2016

Goodnight Moon
book, music and lyrics by Chad Henry
Based on the book by Margaret Wise Brown
February 14, 2016 - April 10, 2016

Pete, or the Return of Peter Pan
by Dwayne Hartford
April 24, 2016 - May 29, 2016


Christian Youth Theatre - Phoenix
Phoenix Center for the Arts- 1202 N. Third St. Phoenix AZ
480-310-0366

Seussical
Music by Stephen Flaherty, Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
November 6, 2015 - November 15, 2015

Bye Bye Birdie
Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams
Book by Michael Stewart
February 12, 2016 - February 21, 2016

The Little Mermaid
May 6, 2016 - May 15, 2016


Class 6 Theatre
Mesa Arts Center at 1 East Main Street, Mesa AZ
602-403-6759

The Complete History of Class 6 Theatre (Abridged)
by Eric Schoen
September 30, 2015 - October 4, 2015

A Life in the Theatre
by David Mamet
September 30, 2015 - October 4, 2015

The Taming
by Lauren Gunderson
November 4, 2015 - November 22, 2015

Failure: A Love Story
by Philip Dawkins
November 4, 2015 - November 22, 2015

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
March 23, 2016 - April 3, 2016


Desert Foothills Theater
Cactus Shadows Fine Art Center, 33606 N. 60th Street, Scottsdale AZ
480-488-1981

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare...Abridged!
Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
September 10, 2015 - September 20, 2015

Disney's The Jungle Book Kids
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Terry Gilkyson
Book adapted by and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle
October 2, 2015 - October 11, 2015

Seth Rudetsky's Big Fat Broadway
October 25, 2015 - October 25, 2015

The Drowsy Chaperone
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
November 13, 2015 - November 22, 2015

TBA: School Edition
January 8, 2016 - January 17, 2016

The Children's Hour
by Lillian Hellman
February 19, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Smokey Joe's Cafe
Music and Lyrics by Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber
April 1, 2016 - April 17, 2016

Alice In Wonderland
May 13, 2016 - May 22, 2016


Don Bluth Front Row Theatre
8670 East Shea Blvd.Suite 103 Scottsdale AZ
480-314-0841

Mary Poppins
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
October 1, 2015 - November 7, 2015

It's a Wonderful Life
Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra
November 19, 2015 - December 30, 2015

The Producers
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
January 7, 2016 - February 13, 2016

Last of the Red Hot Lovers
by Neil Simon
February 25, 2016 - March 26, 2016

TBA
April 1, 2016 - April 30, 2016

Bullets Over Broadway
by Woody Allen
May 5, 2016 - May 28, 2016

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
June 2, 2016 - July 9, 2016

Private Lives
by Noël Coward
July 21, 2016 - August 6, 2016


East Valley Children's Theatre
Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main St. in Downtown Mesa AZ
480-756-3828

The Princess and the Pea
By Jason Tremblay
October 1, 2015 - October 11, 2015

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Book by Karen Rolston, Original Music by Kathie McMahon
December 3, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Sixty-Seven Cinderellas
by Stacey Lane
February 11, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Snow White and Rose Red
Book by C. Lynn Johnson, Music by Joshua David Martin
June 16, 2016 - June 26, 2016


Fountain Hills Theater
11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills AZ
480-837-9661

Sylvia
Written A.R. Gurney
August 21, 2015 - August 30, 2015
Mainstage Too

South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
September 4, 2015 - 20, 2015
Mainstage

Disney's Aladdin, Jr.
Music by Alan Menken - Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Jim Luigs
Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle
September 25, 2015 - October 11, 2015
Youth Theatre

Any Number Can Die
Written by Fred Carmichael
October 16, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Mainstage

Sunday in the Park With George
Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
November 6, 2015 - November 22, 2015
Mainstage Too

A Christmas Carol, The Musical
written by Peter J. Hill, Music and Lyrics by Peter J. Hill and Jay Melberg
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Mainstage Too

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
Written by Allison Gregory based on the book by Barbara Park
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Youth Theatre

Talley's Folly
Written by Lanford Wilson
January 8, 2016 - January 17, 2016
Mainstage Too

La Cage aux Folles
Book by Harvey Fierstein- Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
January 22, 2016 - February. 7, 2016
Mainstage

Into The Woods
Book by James Lapine - Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
February 12, 2016 - February 23, 2016
Youth Theatre

Quilters
Created by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek
March 11, 2016 - March 27, 2016
Mainstage Too

Play It Again, Sam
by Woody Allen
April 1, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Mainstage

Dear Edwina
Book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler, Music by Zina Goldrich
April 22, 2016 - May 1, 2016
Youth Theatre

Curtains
Book by Rupert Holmes, Music By John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Original book and Concept by Peter Stone
Additional Lyrics by John Kander and Rupert Holmes
May 6, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Mainstage

Miss Minnie's Melodram-odeon!
by Ross Collins
May 27, 2016 - June 12, 2016 Youth Theatre


Ghostlight Theatre
13541 West Camino Del Sol, Sun City West
623-252-5127

Godspell
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by John-Michael Tebelak
October 1, 2015 - October 11, 2015

Mom's Gift
by Phil Olson
November 5, 2015 - November 15, 2015

Romantic Fools
by Rich Orloff
January 28, 2016 - February 7, 2016

Brighton Beach Memoirs
by Neil Simon
March 10, 2016 - March 20, 2016

World of Possibility, the Musical
by Daniel Tenney
April 14, 2016 - April 24, 2016


Grand Canyon University
Ethington Theatre at Grand Canyon University, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix
602-639-8880

As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
August 28, 2015 - September 6, 2015

Scapin
by Molière, adapted by Bill Irwin
October 9, 2015 - October 18, 2015

All My Sons
by Arthur Miller
February 14, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Seussical
Music by Stephen Flaherty, Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
April 1, 2016 - April 10, 2016


Greasepaint Youth Theatre
7020 E. 2nd Street, Scottsdale AZ
480-949-7529

Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare
September 4, 2015 - September 13, 2015

The Producers
Book by Thomas Meehan and Mel Brooks
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
October 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Oliver!
Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart
December 11, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Heathers, the Musical
Book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe
Based on the film written by Daniel Waters
February 19, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Honk!
Music by George Stiles, Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Based on "The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Andersen
May 6, 2016 - May 15, 2016


Hale Centre Theatre
50 W. Page Ave, Gilbert
480-497-1181

Something's Afoot
Book, Lyrics and Music by James McDonald, David Vos, and Robert Gerlach
Additional Music by Ed Linderman
August 28, 2015 - October 10, 2015

Heaven Can Wait
by Harry Segall
September 14, 2015 - November 17, 2015

Mary Poppins
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
October 15, 2015 - November 28, 2015

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
December 3, 2015 - December 24, 2015

Beau Jest
By James Sherman
December 31, 2015 - February 13, 2016

The Andrews Brothers
Created by Roger Bean
January 18, 2016 - April 19, 2016

Anything Goes
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
New Book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman
February 18, 2016 - April 2, 2016

The Diary of Anne Frank
Adapted by Wendy Kesselman. By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
April 7, 2016 through May 14, 2016

Me and My Girl
Book and Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber
Music by Noel Gay
May 19, 2016 through July 2, 2016

West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
July 7, 2016 - August 20, 2016


iTheatre Collaborative
Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, Phoenix AZ
602-256-6995

Grounded
by George Brant
August 21, 2015 - September 5, 2015

Port Authority
by Conor McPherson
October 16, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Holiday Cabaret
with Jeff Kennedy & Friends
December 11, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Passing Strange
Book & Lyrics by Stew and Music by Stew & Heidi Rodewald
February 5, 2016 - February 20, 2016

The Velocity of Autumn
by Eric Coble
May 20, 2016 - June 4, 2016


Mesa Community College Music Theatre Department
MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa

The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman, Music by Lucy Simon
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
November 5, 2015 - November 14, 2015

Clue, the Musical
Book by Peter DePietro, Music by Galen Blum, Wayne Barker and Vinnie Martucci
Lyrics by Tom Chiodo
December 11, 2015 - December 13, 2015


Mesa Community College Theatre Dept
MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa

Othello
by William Shakespeare
December 4, 2015 - December 12, 2015

Three Sisters
by Anton Chekhov
March 4, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Picnic
by William Inge
April 22, 2016 - April 30, 2016


Mesa Encore Theatre
Mesa Arts Center at 1 East Main Street, Mesa
480-644-6500

The Wiz
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Book by William F. Brown
September 11, 2015 - September 20, 2015

Fiddler on the Roof
Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joseph Stein
November 6, 2015 - November 22, 2015

Deathtrap
by Ira Levin
January 8, 2016 - January 24, 2016

Monty Python's Spamalot
Music by John Du Prez, Eric Idle and Neil Innes
Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle
March 4, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Boeing, Boeing
by Marc Camoletti
April 8, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Sweeney Todd
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler
Based on the play by Christopher Bond
May 20, 2016 - May 29, 2016


Musical Theatre of Anthem
42323 N Vision Way, Anthem AZ
602-743-9892

Shrek the Musical Jr.
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig
September 24, 2015 - October 4, 2015

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
By Dwayne Hartford
Adapted from the book by Kate DiCamillo
Music by Kyle Sorrell
November 12, 2015 - November 15, 2015

Annie Jr.
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Book by Thomas Meehan
December 3, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Junie B. Jones, the Musical
Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
Based on the book series by Barbara Park
February 18, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Legally Blonde Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
March 3, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Disney's Mary Poppins
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
April 28, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Disney's 101 Dalmatians Kids
Music any Lyrics by Mel Leven and Randy Rogel and Richard Gibbs and Brian Smith and Martin Lee Fuller and Dan Root
Book adapted by Marcy Heisler; Additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle
May 12, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.
Music and Lyrics By Stephen Schwartz; Book By David Stern
June 16, 2016 - June 19, 2016


Nearly Naked Theatre
100 East McDowell Road, Phoenix AZ
602-254-2151

Monster
By Neal Bell
November 7, 2015 - November 28, 2015

Cock
by Mike Bartlett
January 9, 2016 - January 30, 2016

Wonderland Wives
by Buddy Thomas
April 2, 2016 - April 23, 2016

Next to Normal
Book by Brian Yorkey, Music and Lyrics by Tom Kitt
June 4, 2016 - June 25, 2016


Paradise Valley Community College
PVCC Center for the Performing Arts, 18401 North 32nd Street, Phoenix
602-787-7738

The Outlaw Robin Hood
By Moses Goldberg
Directed by Craig Kosnik
October 9, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Advanced Directing Student Shows
November 12, 2015 - November 22, 2015

The Secret in the Wings
by Mary Zimmerman
Directed by Andrea Robertson
February 26, 2016 - March 6, 2016

The Odd Couple (Female Version)
by Neil Simon
Directed by Gary Zaro
April 15, 2016 - April 22, 2016

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Book by by Jeffery Lane, Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Andrea Robertson
June 17, 2016 - June 26, 2016


Phoenix Symphony Orchestra Broadway/Pops
Most performances at Symphony Hall, 75 N. 2nd Street, Phoenix
800-776-9080

Jason Alexander
January 30, 2016 - January 31, 2016

The Gershwin Experience: Here to Stay
March 11, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Great American Songbook with Kristin Chenoweth
May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016


Phoenix Theatre
100 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix
602-254-2151

Chicago
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the Play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
September 9, 2015 - October 4, 2015

The Toxic Avenger
Book by Joe DiPietro
Music and Lyrics by David Bryan
October 28, 2015 - November 22, 2015

The Wizard of Oz
Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg
Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company
November 18, 2015 - December 27, 2015

The Calendar Girls
by Tim Firth
January 20, 2016 - February 7, 2016

Evita
Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice; Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
February 24, 2016 - March 20, 2016

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
By Lanie Robertson
March 16, 2016 - April 3, 2016

The All Night Strut
April 6, 2016 - May 1, 2016

When You Wish: The Story of Walt Disney
Book, Music and Lyrics by Dean McClure
May 18, 2016 - June 12, 2016

Avenue Q
Concept, Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Book by Jeff Whitty
June 8, 2016 - July 10, 2016


Queen Creek Performing Arts Center
22149 E Ocotillo Rd, Queen Creek AZ
480-987-7469

Once Upon a Crime
October 23, 2015 - October 26, 2015

Disney's Aladdin, Jr.
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Jim Luigs
Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle
November 2, 2015 - November 14, 2015

Disney Peter Pan, Jr.
Based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney film
April 15, 2016 - April 18, 2016

The Music Man
Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson
June 24, 2016 - June 27, 2016


Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale
480-499-8587

Alan Cumming: Uncut: An Evening of Songs and Stories from Scotland's Beloved Man-Child
November 7, 2015 - November 7, 2015

Broadway: The Big Band Years
November 14, 2015 - November 14, 2015

Sister's Christmas Catechism
December 11, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Late Nite Catechism / Late Nite Catechism III
January 8, 2016 - March 26, 2016

Jane Lynch: See Jane Sing!
January 23, 2016 - January 23, 2016

Broadway Back Together: Avenue Q
February 20, 2016 - February 20, 2016

Michael Feinstein - Celebrating Frank Sinatra's Centennial
February 27, 2016 - February 27, 2016

Pilobolus
March 4, 2016 - March 5, 2016

John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey
March 19, 2016 - March 19, 2016

Ana Gasteyer
March 26, 2016 - March 26, 2016

Tommy Tune: Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales
April 2, 2016 - April 2, 2016

National Theatre of Scotland presents The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart
April 19, 2016 - April 24, 2016


Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre
4720 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-483-1664

Legally Blonde, Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, Book by Heather Hach
August 21, 2015 - September 20, 2015 Onstage

Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck
September 4, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Actor's Cafe

The Addams Family
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
October 2, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Mainstage

Miracle on 34th Street
Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies
November 6, 2015 - January 11, 2016
Actor's Cafe

Annie, Jr.
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Book by Thomas Meehan
November 13, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Onstage

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
January 8, 2016 - February 7, 2016
Mainstage

Brighton Beach Memoirs
by Neil Simon
January 22, 2016 - March 13, 2016
Actor's Cafe

Back to the 80's
Written by Neil Gooding
Additional Material by Stuart Smith
February 19, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Onstage

Glengarry Glen Ross
by David Mamet
March 25, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Actor's Cafe

9 to 5, the Musical
Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton
Book by Patricia Resnick
Based on the screenplay by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins
April 8, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Mainstage

Shrek, Jr.
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
May 20, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Onstage

Moon Over Buffalo
by Ken Ludwig
June 3, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Actor's Cafe

Into the Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine
July 8, 2016 - August 8, 2016
Next Stage


Scottsdale Musical Theater Company
Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe
602-909-4215

Sondheim on Sondheim
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Conceived by James Lapine
October 28, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Hello, Dolly!
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Michael Stewart
February 3, 2016 - February 6, 2016


Southwest Shakespeare Company
Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main Street, Mesa
602-535-1202

Hysteria
by Terry Johnson
September 4, 2015 - September 19, 2015

The Merry Wives of Windsor
by William Shakespeare
October 16, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Othello / The Comedy of Errors
by William Shakespeare
January 14, 2016 - January 30, 2016

Wittenberg
by David Davalos
February 26, 2016 - March 19, 2016

Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare
March 25, 2016 - April 9, 2016


Spotlight Youth Theatre
10620 N 43rd Ave, Glendale AZ
602-843-8318

42nd Street
Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by Al Dubin
Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble
August 28, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
Book adapted and additional lyrics by David Simpatico
Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Music and Lyrics by Bryan Louiselle
Based on the 1951 Disney film
October 23, 2015 - November 8, 2015

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Barbara Robinson, based on her book
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Spring Awakening
Music by Duncan Sheik; Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater
Based on Frank Wedekind's play
January 15, 2016 - January 31, 2016

Fairytale Courtroom
by Dana Proulx
February 19, 2016 - February 28, 2016

John Lennon & Me
by Cherie Bennett
March 4, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Bring it On
Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt
Lyrics by Amanda Green and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Jeff Whitty; Based on the film written by Jessica Bendinger
April 22, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Cinderella: A Rock-n-Roll Fantasy
June 3, 2016 - June 19, 2016


Starlight Community Theater
1611 W Whispering Wind Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85085
623 252-6815

Bugsy Malone Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams; Book by Alan Parker
September 11, 2015 - September 26, 2015

Play On!
By Rick Abbot
October 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Haphazardly Ever After
By Jeff Fluharty
November 13, 2015 - November 14, 2015

Mary Poppins
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
December 4, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Seussical
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty; Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Co-Conceived by Eric Idle
January 29, 2016 - February 13, 2016

The Odd Couple
By Neil Simon
March 4, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Mission: Possible
By Craig Sodaro
April 8, 2016 - April 17, 2016

Pocahontas
Book by Vera Morris; Music and Lyrics by Scott Deturk
May 6, 2016 - April 7, 2016

Oliver!
Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart
June 3, 2016 - June 12, 2016


Stray Cat Theatre
performances at various locations as noted
480-227-1766

Sex with Strangers
by Laura Eason
Co-production with Arizona Theatre Company
September 26, 2015 - October 11, 2015
Herberger Center

Heathers: the Musical
Book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe
Based on the film written by Daniel Waters
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Tempe Performing Arts Center

Stupid Fucking Bird
By Aaron Posner
Black Theatre Troupe
March 12, 2016 - March 26, 2016

Green Day's American Idiot
Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong
Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer
June 24, 2016 - July 16, 2016
Tempe Center for the Arts


Studio 3 Performing Arts
511 W Guadalupe Rd, Suite 12, Gilbert AZ
480-545-1492

Treasure Island
based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted by Joseph George Caruso
September 4, 2015 - September 12, 2015

Disney's The Jungle Book Kids
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Terry Gilkyson
Book and Additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler. Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle
October 17, 2015 - October 17, 2015

Bonnie & Clyde
Music by Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics by Don Black
Book by Ivan Menchell
November 6, 2015 - November 15, 2015

Snoopy!
Based on the comic strip "PEANUTS" by Charles M. Schulz
Book by Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates,
Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw and Michael L. Grace
Music by Larry Grossman, Lyrics by Hal Hackady
December 4, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Shrek the Musical Jr
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
January 27, 2016 - January 31, 2016
Mesa Arts Center

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Time Rice
March 30, 2016 - April 3, 2016
Mesa Arts Center

Timewarp
June 11, 2016 - June 11, 2016


Theater Works
8355 West Peoria Avenue, Peoria
623-815-7930

Sea of Imagination
August 22, 2015 - September 5, 2015

Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book
By Thomas W. Olson, based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling
September 11, 2015 - September 27, 2015

Man of La Mancha
Book by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Joe Darion
October 9, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Boo! A Halloween Spooktacular
by C. Lynn Johnson
October 17, 2015 - 31, 2015

Almost, Maine
by John Cariani
October 30, 2015 - November 15, 2015

The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman, Music by Lucy Simon
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
November 6, 2015 - November 22, 2015

The Quiltmaker's Gift
Book by Jeff Brumbaugh, Adapted by Alan J. Prewitt
Music by Craig Bohmler, Lyrics by: Steven Mark Kohn
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Book & Lyrics by Joe DiPietro, Music by Jimmy Roberts
January 22, 2016 - February 7, 2016

City of Angels
Book by Larry Gelbart, Lyrics by David Zippel
Music by Cy Coleman
February 19, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Charlotte's Web
Written by E.B. White Adapted by Joseph Robinette
March 4, 2016 - March 20, 2016

Secrets of the Rainforest
Written by the PuppetWorks Ensemble
April 2, 2016 - April 16, 2016

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
by Christopher Durang
April 8, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Twilights Quest, A Fantasy Musical
by Chris Hamby
May 6, 2016 - May 22, 2016


Theatre Artists Studio
4848 E. Cactus Road, Suite 406, Scottsdale AZ
602-765-0120

Crimes of the Heart
by Beth Henley
September 4, 2015 - September 20, 2015

American Myth
by Christina Gorman
October 16, 2015 - November 1, 2015

Cinderella
Music, Lyrics and Book by Ezra Weiss
November 27, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Grand Concourse
by Heidi Schreck
January 15, 2016 - January 31, 2016

The Weir
by Conor McPherson
February 26, 2016 - March 13, 2016

The Outgoing Tide
by Bruce Graham
April 8, 2016 - 24, 2016

Equal Opportunity Offenders: Music from South Park
by Trey Parker and Matt Stone
May 20, 2016 - June 5, 2016

New Summer Shorts 2016
June 16, 2016 - June 26, 2016


Valley Youth Theatre
525 North First Street, Phoenix
602-253-8188

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Time Rice
August 14, 2015 - August 30, 2015
Herberger Theatre Center

James and the Giant Peach
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald, Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book by Roald Dahl
October 9, 2015 - October 25, 2015

A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail
Inspired by A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh
Book, music and lyrics by James W. Rodgers
December 4, 2015 - December 23, 2015

Pinocchio
February 5, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Pinkalicious
Book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann
Music by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann
Based on the book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann
April 8, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater and Howard Ashman, Book by Doug Wright
June 10, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Herberger Theatre Center


Zao Theater
3700 E 16th Ave., Apache Junction AZ
480-924-5122

To Kill a Mockingbird
from the novel by Harper Lee, adapted by Christopher Sergel
October 30, 2015 - November 13, 2015

A Rat Pack Christmas
by Kellen Garner
December 3, 2015 - December 12, 2015

Godspell
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by John-Michael Tebelak
February 5, 2016 - February 20, 2016

The Foreigner
by Larry Shue
April 8, 2016 - April 23, 2016


Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


-- Updated 2/23/15. Corrections and additions can be emailed to the Editor



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