2018-2019 Theatre Season in Phoenix


A/C Theatre Company | Actor's Youth Theatre | Almost Famous Theatre Company | All Puppet Players | Arizona Broadway Theatre | Arizona Regional Theatre | Arizona Theatre Company | ASU/Gammage | ASU Music Theatre and Opera | ASU School of Film, Theatre and Dance | Black Theatre Troupe | BLK BOX PHX | Brelby Theatre Company | Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre | Childsplay | Christian Youth Theatre - Phoenix | Desert Foothills Theater | Don Bluth Front Row Theatre | East Valley Children's Theatre | Fountain Hills Theater | Ghostlight Theatre | Grand Canyon University | Grassroots Shakespeare Arizona | Greasepaint Youth Theatre | Hale Centre Theatre | iTheatre Collaborative | Last Line Theatre Collaborative | Limelight Performing Arts | Mesa Community College Music Theatre Department | Mesa Community College Theatre and Film Arts Dept. | Mesa Encore Theatre | Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre | Musical Theatre of Anthem | Nearly Naked Theatre | Now & Then Creative Company | Paradise Valley Community College | Phoenix Symphony Orchestra Broadway/Pops | Phoenix Theatre | Pinnacle Creative Arts Studio | Queen Creek Performing Arts Center | Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre | Scottsdale Musical Theater Company | Southwest Shakespeare Company | Space 55 | Spotlight Youth Theatre | Stage Left Productions | State 48 | Starlight Community Theater | Stray Cat Theatre | Theater Works | Theatre Artists Studio | Valley Youth Theatre | Zao Theater |


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

The Wild Party
Book, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
September 8, 2018 - September 23, 2018


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

TBA


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

Jaws: Live Abridged & Completely Underfunded
October 5, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Die Hard: A Christmas Story
November 30, 2018 - December 29, 2018

Waiting for Henson
February 1, 2019 - February 23, 2019

A Fistful of Puppets
April 5, 2019 - April 27, 2019


Almost Famous Theatre Company
Playhouse On The Park, 1850 N Central Ave, Phoenix AZ

The Drowsy Chaperone
Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Noises Off
By Michael Frayn
March 22, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Steel Magnolias
By Robert Harling
May 9, 2019 - May 12, 2019


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

Altar Boyz
Book by Kevin Del Aguila, Music and Lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker
Conceived By Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport
August 24, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Sweeney Todd
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler
Based on the play by Christopher Bond
September 4, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Herberger Theater Center

Titanic
Music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, book by Peter Stone
October 12, 2018 - November 10, 2018

Miracle on 34th Street
Music, lyrics and book by Meredith Willson
November 23, 2018 - December 29, 2018

An American in Paris
Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Book by Craig Lucas Based on the MGM Film
January 25, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Mamma Mia!
Music by Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson, lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Stig Anderson
Book by Catherine Johnson
March 15, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Guys and Dolls
Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
April 26, 2019 - May 26, 2019

The Addams Family
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams
June 7, 2019 - July 6, 2019

Sister Act
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner
Additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane
Based on the movie written by Joseph Howard
July 26, 2019 - August 24, 2019

Xanadu
Music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, book by Douglas Carter Beane
Based on the 1980 film
September 6, 2019 - September 29, 2019


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

TBA


Arizona Regional Theatre
Performances at Third Street Theatre at the Phoenix Center for the Arts
602-698-8668

Jekyll & Hyde
Music by Frank Wildhorn, Book by Leslie Bricusse, lyrics by Wildhorn, Bricusse, and Steve Cuden
Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
September 28, 2018 - October 7, 2018

Songs for a New World
by Jason Robert Brown
November 30, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Next to Normal
Music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
February 15, 2019 - February 24, 2019

As Bees in Honey Drown
by Douglas Carter Beane
April 5, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Little Shop of Horrors
Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken
Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith
June 21, 2019 - June 30, 2019


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

Native Gardens
by Karen Zacarias
October 4, 2018 - October 18, 2018

Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End
by Margaret Engel and Allison Engel
November 15, 2018 - December 2, 2018

The Music Man
Music and lyrics by Meredith Wilson, book by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey
January 5, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Two Trains Running
by August Wilson
February 14, 2019 - March 3, 2019

American Mariachi
by José Cruz González
April 4, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Things I Know to be True
by Andrew Bovell
May 16, 2019 - June 2, 2019


ASU/Gammage
1200 S. Forest Ave. Tempe AZ
480-965-3434

Waitress
Book by Jessie Nelson, music by Sara Bareilles, lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Based upon the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly
October 2, 2018 - October 7, 2018

On Your Feet!
Music by Emilio Estefan and Gloria Estefan, book by Alexander Dinelaris
November 6, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen
Book by Steven Levenson, music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
November 27, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Hello, Dolly!
Book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on "The Matchmaker" by Thornton Wilder
January 8, 2019 - January 13, 2019

Aladdin
Book by Chad Beguelin, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the Disney film written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio
January 31, 2019 - February 17, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong
Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields; original music by Rob Falconer
March 19, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Wicked
Book by Winnie Holzman, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Based on the novel "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West" by Gregory Maguire
April 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Rent
Book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson
May 28, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Book by David Greig, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Based on the novel by Roald Dahl
Songs from the motion picture by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
June 11, 2019 - June 16, 2019

The Book of Mormon
Book, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez, Matt Stone and Trey Parker
August 6, 2019 - August 11, 2019


ASU Music Theatre and Opera
at Evelyn Smith Music Theatre unless otherwise noted 50 Gammage Pkwy, Tempe AZ

Marie Begins
Music by Ellen Fishman, libretto by Julia Curcio
September 9, 2018
ASU Kerr Cultural Center

Kiss Me, Kate
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Samuel and Bella Spewack
September 21, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Trouble In Tahiti
Music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein
October 26, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers
Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Schwartz
Collaboration with ASU Symphony Orchestra and ASU Choral Program
November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
ASU Gammage

Musical Theatre Holiday Cabaret
November 26, 2018
Phoenix Theatre

The Anxiety Project
Music by Rachel Dean, book and lyrics by David Brush
Collaboration with Phoenix Theatre
January 20, 2019
ASU Kerr Cultural Center

Xerxes
Music by George Frideric Handel
After a libretto by Silvio Stampiglia
February 14, 2019 - February 17, 2019

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)
Music by Eric Rockwell, lyrics by Joanne Bogart
Book by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart
March 22, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Triassic Parq
Book, music and lyrics by Marshall Pailet
Book and lyrics by Bryce Norbitz and Steve Wargo
April 5, 2019 - April 14, 2019
Phoenix Theatre

Musical Theatre Showcase and Alumni Night
April 22, 2019
Phoenix Theatre

Opera Scenes
April 27, 2019


ASU School of Film, Theatre and Dance
480-965-6447

Fall Forward!
features new works created by ASU faculty and guests
September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Trade Trade Love
by Yi Hsuan Tseng
October 12, 2018 - October 21, 2018

This Is Modern Art
by Idris Goodwin and Kevin Coval
November 9, 2018 - November 18, 2018

good friday
by Kristiana Rae Colón
February 8, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Tigers Be Still
by Kim Rosenstock
February 15, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Ajax
by Sophocles
Translated by John Tipton
March 15, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Spring Dance Fest
April 12, 2019 - April 14, 2019


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

The Wiz
Music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, book by William F. Brown
September 28, 2018 - October 14, 2018
Tempe Center for the Arts

Single Black Female
by Lisa B. Thompson
October 26, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Black Nativity
by Langston Hughes
November 30, 2018 - December 16, 2018

And in This Corner... Cassius Clay
by Idris Goodwin
Co-produced with Childsplay January 27, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Detroit '67
by Dominique Morriseau
Co-produced with the City of Tempe at the Tempe Center for the Arts
February 22, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Simply Simone
by Robert Neblett and David Grapes II
April 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019


BLK BOX PHX
performances at Phoenix Theatre's Judith Hardes Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix
602-734-5734

Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Ray Bradbury
October 31, 2018 - November 7, 2018

S#!tfaced Shakespeare
Adaptions by Angelica Howland
November 30, 2018 - December 31, 2018

I Am My Own Wife
by Doug Wright
March 7, 2019 - March 16, 2019


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

Return to Rosie's Pub
By the Brelby Writer's Circle
August 24, 2018 - September 15, 2018

Powerhouse: The Tesla Musical
Music by CJ O'Hara, book and lyrics by Brian Maticic and John Perovich
October 5, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing
By William Shakespeare
November 9, 2018 - November 17, 2018

12 Days of Christmas
By Brian and Shelby Maticic
November 30, 2018 - December 22, 2018

TBA Date TBA


Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre
203 W Adams Street, Phoenix AZ
602-262-6225

Singin' in the Rain in Concert
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Arthur Freed Nacio and Herb Brown
November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Legally Blonde
Book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
January 25, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Evita
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Time Rice
March 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Chicago
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
March 28, 2019 - March 31, 2019


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

Charlotte's Web
Adapted by Joseph Robinette from the book E. B. White
September 2, 2018 - October 14, 2018

The Girl who Swallowed a Cactus
by Eric Coble
October 27, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Ella Enchanted
By Karen Zacarias, music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine
December 15, 2018 - December 30, 2018

And in this Corner...Cassius Clay
by Idris Goodwin
January 27, 2019 - March 3, 2019
at Black Theatre Troupe, 1333 East Washington Street, Phoenix 85034

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, based on Eric Carle's Books
March 17, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Schoolhouse Rock Live!
Book by George Keating, Kyle Hall and Scott Ferguson
Music and lyrics by Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, George Newall,
Kathy Mandry, Lynn Ahrens, and Tom Yohe
Based on an idea by David McCall and the television series created by George Newall and Tom Yohe
April 28, 2019 - May 26, 2019


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

Disney 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 25, 2018 - October 28, 2018

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, additional dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on The Comic Strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz
February 1, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton
May 3, 2019 - May 12, 2019


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

Disney's High School Musical
Based on a Disney Channel original movie
September 22, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Bye, Bye Birdie
Book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams
November 9, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Willy Wonka, JR.
Words and Music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy A. McDonald
Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl
January 18, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Ken Ludwig's Leading Ladies
February 8, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Disaster!
By Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnik, Concept created by Seth Rudetsky and Drew Geraci
March 29, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Seussical, JR.
By Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
May 10, 2019 - May 19, 2019


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

Beau Jest
by James Sherman
August 16, 2018 - September 29, 2018

The 1940's Radio Hour
by Walton Jones
October 11, 2018 - November 24, 2018

It's a Wonderful Life
November 29, 2018 - December 29, 2018

TBA


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

Seussical, Jr.
By Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Based on the Works of Dr. Seuss
September 27, 2018 - October 7, 2018

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, the Musical
Book and Lyrics by Jahanna Beecham, music and lyrics by Malcolm Hillgartner
November 29, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Camelot and Camelittle
by Stacey Lane
February 14, 2019 - February 24, 2019

The Lost Boys of Neverland
by Tanner Morris
June 13, 2019 - June 23, 2019


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

Ring of Fire
Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., conceived by William Meade
August 10, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Jesus Christ Superstar
by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
August 31, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Narnia
Book by Jules Tasca, music by Thomas Tierney, lyrics by Ted Drachman
September 21, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Youth Theater

Steel Magnolias
by Robert Harling
October 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018

The Rat Pack Lounge
By James Hindman and Ray Roderick, musical arrangements by John Glaudini
November 2, 2018 - November 18, 2018

12 Days of Christmas
by Peter J. Hill
December 7, 2018 - December 23, 2018

An Act of God
by David Javerbaum
January 4, 2019 - January 20, 2019

The Producers
by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
January 25, 2019 - February 10, 2019

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin
February 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Youth Theater

The Foreigner
by Larry Shue
March 8, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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
March 29, 2019 - April 14, 2019
Youth Theater

Pippin
Book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
April 19, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Disenchanted
Book, music and lyrics by Dennis T. Giacino
May 10, 2019 - May 26, 2019

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
May 31, 2019 - June 16, 2019 Youth Theater


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

Some Sweet Day
By Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus
September 13, 2018 - September 23, 2018

God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton
October 25, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare
January 17, 2019 - January 27, 2019

I Hate Shakespeare!
by Steph DeFerie
February 28, 2019 - March 10, 2019

The Glass Menagerie
by Tennessee Williams
April 11 - April 21, 2019

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Based on the comic strip by Charles M. Schulz
May 23, 2019 - June 2, 2019


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

Ring Around the Moon
by Jean Anouilh the English, adapted by Christopher Fry
August 24, 2018 - September 2, 2018

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
October 12, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Peter and the Starcatcher
Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, adapted for the stage by Rick Elice
November 16, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Who Will Carry the Word
by Charlotte Delbo
February 8, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Godspell
Book by John-Michael Tebelak, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
March 22, 2019 - March 31, 2019


Grassroots Shakespeare Arizona

TBA


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

The Rocky Horror Show
Book, music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien
August 3, 2018 - August 11, 2018

Footloose
Music by Tom Snow, lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Based on the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman
September 14, 2018 - September 23, 2018

School of Rock
Based on the Paramount movie by Mike White, book by Julian Fellowes
Lyrics by Glenn Slater, new music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
October 26, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Disney's Aladdin, Jr
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman Tim Rice
Book adapted and additional lyrics by Jim Luigs
Based on the screenplay by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott, and Terry Rossio
December 7, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Urinetown
Book by Greg Kotis, music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis
February 15, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Newsies
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
May 3, 2019 - May 12, 2019


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

The Scarlet Pimpernel
Book and lyrics by Nan Knighton, music by Frank Wildhorn
August 24, 2018 - October 6, 2018

Dear Ruth
by Norman Krasna
September 18, 2018 - November 13, 2018

Annie
Book By Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
October 11, 2018 - November 24, 2018

A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens
November 29, 2018 - December 24, 2018

Cash on Delivery
by Michael Cooney
December 31, 2018 - February 9, 2019

The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns
by Roger Bean
January 15, 2019 - April 16, 2019

Singin' in the Rain
Based on the MGM film
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown
February 14, 2019 - March 30, 2019

Big River
Music and lyrics by Roger Miller, book by William Hauptman
April 4, 2019 - May 11, 2019

The Man With the Pointed Toes
by Lynn and Helen Root
April 30, 2019 - June 18, 2019

Newsies
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
May 16, 2019 - June 29, 2019

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Music and lyrics by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman, stage adaption by Jeremy Sams
July 5, 2019 - August 17, 2019


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

White Guy on the Bus
by Bruce Graham
September 7, 2018 - September 22, 2018

The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
by Daniel Berrigan
October 19, 2018 - November 3, 2018

Hostage
by Michelle Kholos Brooks
January 18, 2019 - February 2, 2019

Frost/Nixon
by Peter Morgan
March 29, 2019 - April 13, 2019


Last Line Theatre Collaborative
MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa

TBA


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

Tuck Everlasting
Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle, music by Chris Miller; Lyrics by Nathan Tysen
Based on the novel by Natalie Babbitt
August 10, 2018 - August 19, 2018

Chicago: High School Edition
Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
October 26, 2018 - November 4, 2018


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

First Date
Book by Austin Winsberg, music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
September 20, 2018 - September 22, 2018

Young Frankenstein
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks
October 26, 2018 - November 3, 2018

Seussical
by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
March 29, 2019 - April 6, 2019


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

The Tragical History of Dr Faustus
by Christopher Marlowe
October 12, 2018 - October 20, 2018

The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow
by Rolin Jones
November 30, 2018 - December 8, 2018

Top Girls
by Caryl Churchill
March 1, 2019 - March 9, 2019

Noises Off
by Michael Frayn
April 19, 2019 - April 27, 2019


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

Lone Star/Laundry and Bourbon
by James McLure
August 10, 2018 - August 26, 2018
Black Box

Legally Blonde, the Musical
Book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
September 7, 2018 - September 23, 2018

Real Women Have Curses
by Josefina Lopez
October 5, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Black Box

Mary Poppins
Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe George Stiles
Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film
November 2, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Scrooge in Rouge
by Ricky Graham and Jefferson Turner
December 14, 2018 - December 30, 2018
Black Box

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
by Christopher Durang
January 11, 2019 - January 27, 2019

The Lion in Winter
by James Goldman
February 1, 2019 - February 17, 2019
Black Box

Hello, Dolly!
Book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder March 1, 2019 - March 17, 2019

The Toxic Avenger
Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan
Based on Lloyd Kaufman's film of the same name
April 5, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Boy Gets Girl
by Rebecca Gilman
April 26, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Black Box

In the Heights
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
May 17, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Summer of Tennessee Williams
Summer at the Lake
Suddenly last Summer
June 7, 2019 - June 23, 2019
Black Box


Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre
Performances on most Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year at the Orange Tree Golf Resort
602-845-0503

TBA


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

A Year with Frog and Toad KIDS
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale, music by Robert Reale
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel
September 20, 2018 - September 23, 2018

Addams Family Young@Part
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on characters created by Charles Addams
September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018

The Giver
Adapted by Eric Coble from the Newbery Award-winning book by Lois Lowry
November 29, 2018 - December 2, 2018

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Based on The Comic Strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz
Book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
December 6, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Daddy Long Legs
Music and lyrics by Paul Gordon
Book by John Caird
February 21, 2019 - February 24, 2019

The Music Man Jr.
Book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson
Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey
February 28, 2019 - March 3, 2019

James and the Giant Peach Jr.
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book by Roald Dahl
April 25, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Sweeney Todd
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler
Based on an adaptation by Christopher Bond
May 2, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Freckleface Strawberry
Music and lyrics by Gary Kupper, book by Gary Kupper and Rose Caiola
Based on the books written by Julianne Moore and illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Conceived for the Stage by Rose Caiola
July 20, 2019 - July 22, 2019


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

Harlowe
by Jennifer Lane
September 7, 2018 - September 22, 2018

TBA
November 2, 2018 - November 17, 2018

TBA
March 8, 2019 - March 23, 2019

TBA
June 7, 2019 - June 22, 2019


Now & Then Creative Company
1700 N. 7th. Ave., Phoenix, Arizona
908-616-7211

Shades of Gray
by Larissa Brewington
August 17, 2018 - August 26, 2018

24/48 Festival
August 8, 2018

Rhinoceros
by Eugene Ionesco
November 2, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Woyzeck
by Georg Büchner, adapted by John Perovich
February 1, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Antigone
by Sophocles
May 3, 2019 - May 19, 2019


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

TBA


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

Sinatra and Friends
September 21, 2018- September 23, 2018

Titanic Scores: The Music of James Horner
October 5, 2018 - October 7, 2018

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
October 19, 2018- October 21, 2018

The Second City Guide to the Symphony
November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert
November 23, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Holiday Pops
November 30, 2018- December 2, 2018

Cirque Holiday Spectacular
December 7, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Symphony and Chill: The Music of the Flatscreen
December 28, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Matthew Morrison's Broadway
February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
March 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert
April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019

The Texas Tenors
May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Broadway Celebration
May 31, 2019 - June 1, 2019


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

Avenue Q
Music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, book by Jeff Whitty
July 25, 2018 - September 9, 2018

West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Based on conception of Jerome Robbins
September 5, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Fun Home
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel
October 10, 2018 -December 2, 2018

Elf: The Musical
November 14, 2018 - December 30, 2018

The Second City's It's Not You, It's Me
January 2, 2019 -January 20, 2019

Jersey Boys
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe
January 23, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Phoenix Theatre Festival of New American Theatre
January 25, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Airness
by Chelsea Marcantel
March 6, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Sisters in Law
by Jonathan Shapiro
Adapted from the book by Linda Hirshman
April 3, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Cookin's a Drag
Music and lyrics by Clint Edwards, with additional lyrics by Michael Barnard
Book by Michael Barnard with additional book text by Vincent VanVleet and D. Scott Withers
April 24, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Once
Book by Enda Walsh, music and lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
Based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney
May 22, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Million Dollar Quartet
June 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019


Pinnacle Creative Arts Studio

Wonderland High
October/November 2018

Disney Peter Pan, JR.
January 2019

You Can't Take it With You
February 2019

All Shook Up
May/June 2019

Disney Aladdin, JR
May 2019


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

TBA


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

And the World Goes Round
The Music of Kander and Ebb
October 11, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show
October 27, 2018

Jessie Mueller
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
November 17, 2018

The Capitol Steps: Make America Grin Again
November 23, 2018 - November 24, 2018

Scottsdale Arts Gala 2018 featuring Matthew Morrison
December 1, 2018

Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold
December 7, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant
December 10, 2018

Sutton Foster
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
December 14, 2018

Rob Kapilow - What Makes it Great?
"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the year": Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018

Assisted Living: The Musical
January 10, 2019 - January 13, 2019

Audra McDonald
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
January 19, 2019

Jeremy Jordan
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
February 9, 2019

Wiesenthal
March 14, 2019

Rob Kapilow: What Makes It Great?
Some Enchanted Evening: The Music of Richard Rodgers
With Broadway veterans Sally Wilfert and Michael Winther
March 31, 2019

Lea Salonga
May 17, 2019


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

Bye Bye Birdie
Book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams
August 17, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Next Stage Production (ages 12-19)

Boeing Boeing
by Marc Camoletti, Beverley Cross, Francis Evans
August 24, 2018 - October 5, 2018
Actor's Cafe

Young Frankenstein
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks
October 5, 2018 - November 4, 2018
Mainstage

The Butterfly's Day
by Gerry Cullity
October 13, 2018 - November 28, 2018
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

The Bad Seed
By Maxwell Anderson, from William March's novel
October 19, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Actor's Cafe

Mary Poppins, JR.
Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
New songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Book by Julian Fellowes
November 16, 2018 - December 23, 2018
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

A Christmas Story The Play
by Philip Grecian
Based on the motion picture written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark
and on the book by Jean Shepherd
November 30, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Actor's Cafe

Disaster!
by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick
Concept created by Seth Rudetsky and Drew Geraci
January 11, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Mainstage

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, additional Material by Jay Reiss
Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin
January 12, 2019 - February 3, 2019
Next Stage Production (ages 12-19)

Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks
by Richard Alfieri
January 18, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Actor's Cafe

Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller
March 15, 2019 - April 14, 2019
Actor's Cafe

Oliver!
Book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, based on the novel by Charles Dickens
April 5, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Mainstage

Broadway Bound
by Neil Simon
April 26, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Actor's Cafe

Legally Blonde, the Musical
Book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
May 17, 2019 - June 16, 2019
Next Stage Production (ages 12-19)

Gerry Cullity's Alice in Wonderland
by Gerry Cullity
May 25, 2019 - June 9, 2019
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

All Shook Up
Book by Joe DiPietro
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
June 28, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Next Stage Production (ages 12-19)


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

A Christmas Carol
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens
December 6, 2019 - December 23, 2018

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
Based on the 1967 film
Date TBD


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

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare...Abridged!
Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
September 8, 2017 - September 30, 2017

The Three Musketeers
By Ken Ludwig
October 13, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Romeo and Juliet
By William Shakespeare
January 12, 2018 - January 27, 2018

Sense and Sensibility
By Kate Hamill, adapted from the book by Jane Austen
February 16, 2018 - March 10, 2018

Henry IV, Part I
By William Shakespeare
March 23, 2018 - April 7, 2018


Space 55
636 E. Pierce St, Phoenix

Playing Games
by Brian Maticic
August 4, 2018 - August 19, 2018

The First Annual Bookburners Convention
by Ashley Naftule
September 7, 2018 - September 30, 3018

Country Blue Saloon
Book by Margo Brookover and Duane Daniels
Music and lyrics by Randy Daniels
November 2, 2018 - November 18, 2018

A Bloody Mary Christmas
by Denny Guge, Jacque Arend, Shawna Franks and Stacey Reed
November 23, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Bad Hombres: Comedic Monologues from Beyond
by Guillermo Reyes
January 11, 2019 - February 3, 2019

Night of the Chicken, Episode 2
by Carrie Behrens
February 22, 2019 - March 17, 2019

'Tis Pity She's a Whore
by John Ford
April 5, 2019- April 28, 2019

be my little baby
by John Perovich
May 18, 2019- June 10, 2019


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

Into the Woods, Jr
Book by James Lapine, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
August 31, 2018 - September 16, 2018

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Performed in repertory with Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional dialogue by Michael Mayer, additional music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
October 19, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
Performed in repertory with You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Bert V. Royal
October 20, 2018 - November 4, 2018

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner
Adapted from the play by Barbara Robinson
November 30, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
book by Alex Timbers, music and lyrics by Michael Friedman
January 11, 2019 - January 27, 2019

13
Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn
February 22, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Beat Bugs: Saving Strawberry Fields Forever
Book by Sean Cercone and David Abbinanti
Featuring the music and lyrics of John Lennon and Paul McCartney
April 5, 2019 - April 14, 2019

The Miracle Worker
by William Gibson
April 26, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Little Shop of Horrors
Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken
May 31, 2019 - June 16, 2019


Stage Left Productions
Ventana Lakes Yacht Club, 20015 N. 108th Avenue, Sun City, AZ 85373
623 463-7147

Five Women Wearing The Same Dress
by Alan Ball
August 17, 2018 - August 26, 2018

The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy
September 28, 2018 - October 7, 2018

Miracle on 34th Street
Adapted for the stage by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies
December 14, 2018 - December 16, 2018


State 48

TBA


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

Company
Book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
July 20, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Honk! JR.
Music by George Stiles, book and lyrics by Anthony Drewe
September 7, 2018 - September 23, 2018

A Murder Is Announced
by Agatha Christie and Leslie Darbon
October 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018

The Princess King
Written by Jeff Fluharty
November 9, 2018 - November 10, 2018

It's a Wonderful Life
Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers
Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern
November 30, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Avenue Q School Edition
Music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez, book by Jeff Whitty
Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez Jeff Marx
January 18, 2019 - February 2, 2019

The Pajama Game
Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell, music and lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler
Based on the novel "7 1/2 Cents" by Richard Bissell
February 22, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Farce of Nature
Book by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten
March 29, 2019 - April 7, 2019

Children's Letters to God
by Stuart Hample, David Evans, and Douglas Cohen
April 12, 2019 - April 13, 2019

The Velveteen Rabbit
Adapted by James Still from the classic story by Margery Williams
May 3, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Mamma Mia!
Music and Lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson and some songs with Stig Anderson
Book by Catherine Johnson
Originally conceived by Judy Craymer
July 19, 2019 - August 4, 2019


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

The Antipodes
by Annie Baker
September 7, 2018 - September 22, 2018

The Cake
by Bekah Brunstetter
November 9, 2018- November 24, 2018

Two Mile Hollow
by Leah Nanoko Winkler
January 18, 2019 - February 2, 2019

Let the Right One In
by Jack Thorne
Based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist
April 12, 2019 - May 4, 2019


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

All Shook Up
Book by Joe DiPietro
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
September 7, 2018 - September 23, 2018

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
September 21, 2018 - October 7, 2018
YouthWorks

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
October 12, 2018- October 28, 2018

The Red Velvet Cake War
by Jamie Wooten, Jessie Jones, and Nicholas Hope
October 26, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Elf, JR.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin
November 9, 2018 - November 18, 2018
YouthWorks

A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Richard Powers Hardt
December 7, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Robin Hood
January 11, 2019 - January 27, 2019
YouthWorks

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
February 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019

The Marvelous Wonderettes
Book by Roger Bean, music and lyrics by various artists
March 29, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Book by Linda Woolverton, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
May 3, 2019 - May 19, 2019
YouthWorks


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

Rose and Walsh
by Neil Simon
August 17, 2018 - September 2, 2018

Rabbit Hole
by David Lindsay-Abaire September 28, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Inherit the Wind
by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
November 16, 2018 - December 9, 2018

We Would Like to Propose a Toast
Conceived and directed by Scott Storr
December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Brilliant Traces
by Cindy Lou Johnson
January 25, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Pas d'Action
by Hal Corley
March 15, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Love and Money
by A.R. Gurney
April 26, 2019 -May 19, 2019

2019 New Summer Shorts
June 13, 2019 - June 23, 2019


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

Disney's Newsies
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
August 10, 2018 - August 26, 2018 Herberger Theater Center

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical
Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky
October 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail
Book, music and lyrics by James W. Rodgers
Inspired by A.A. Milne's "Winnie-the-Pooh"
November 30, 2018 - December 23, 2018

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
February 8, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Tuck Everlasting
Music and lyrics by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen
Adapted by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle from the novel by Natalie Babbitt
April 5, 2019 - April 19, 2019

Freaky Friday
Music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey
Book by Bridget Carpenter, based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and the Disney film
June 14, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Herberger Theater Center


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

The Elephant Man
by Bernard Pomerance
August 24, 2018 - September 8, 2018

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Peter Parnell, based on the novel by Victor Hugo
November 2, 2018 - November 17, 2018

Ordinary Days
Music and lyrics by Adam Gwon
January 10, 2019 - January 19, 2019

Our Town
by Thornton Wilder
March 29, 2019 - April 13, 2019


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


-- Updated 9/10/17. Corrections and additions can be emailed to the Editor



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