2017-2018 Theatre Season in Phoenix


A/C Theatre Company | Actor's Youth Theatre | Almost Famous Theatre Company | All Puppet Players | Arizona Broadway Theatre | Arizona Theatre Company | ASU Gammage | ASU Lyric Opera Theatre | ASU Theatre | Black Theatre Troupe | Brelby Theatre Company | Carnival of Illusion | Childsplay | Christian Youth Theatre - Phoenix | Compass Players | 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 | 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 | 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 | Starlight Community Theater | Stray Cat Theatre | Studio 3 Performing Arts | Theater Works | Theatre Artists Studio | Tuscany Theatre Company | Valley Youth Theatre | Zao Theater |


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

The Brockway Experience
August 4, 2017 - August 19, 2017

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Music and lyrics by Stephen Trask; book by John Cameron Mitchell
Co-production with Phoenix Theatre
September 20, 2017 - October 15, 2017


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

Catch Me If You Can
Book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
June 23, 2017 - July 1, 2017

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell
August 24, 2017 - September 2, 2017

All Shook Up JR.
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
Book by Joe DiPietro
September 21, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Insanity: Four Murderous Tales of Edgar Allen Poe
By Mitchell Glass
October 19, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Annie, Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
November 9, 2017 - November 18, 2017

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Joseph Robinette December 7, 2017 - December 23, 2017

The Incredible Maggie Marshall
By Kristen Malarkey
February 1, 2018 - February 10, 2018

Sincerely, Robyn Hood
By Rebekah Avlia
February 22, 2018 - March 3, 2018

Ghost The Musical
Book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard
March 22, 2018 - April 7, 2018

Bugsy Malone, Jr.
Book by Alan Parker, music and lyrics by Paul Williams
April 19, 2018 - April 28, 2018

Premiere Musical TBA
May 10, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Monty Python's Spamalot
Book and lyrics by Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle June 21, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Junior Musical TBA
July, 2018 - August 4, 2018


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

TBA


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

South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
September 27, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Lend Me a Tenor
By Ken Ludwig
February 8, 2018 - February 11, 2018

Curtains
Book by Rupert Holmes, music By John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, John Kander, and Rupert Holmes
April 30, 2018 - May 13, 2018


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

Saturday Night Fever
Music and lyrics by the Bee Gees and others
Book by Nan Knighton with Arlene Phillips, Paul Nicholas, and Robert Stigwood
July 21, 2017 - August 13, 2017

Hands on a Hardbody
Book by Doug Wright, music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, lyrics by Amanda Green
September 1, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Man of La Mancha
Book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh
October 13, 2017 - November 11, 2017

South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II November 24, 2017 - December 30, 2017

Show Boat
Music by Jerome Kern, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
January 12, 2018 - February 10, 2018

Hair
Music by Galt MacDermot, book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
February 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018

The Bridges of Madison County
Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, book by Marsha Norman
Apr 13, 2018 - May 13, 2018

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
June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Catch Me If You Can
Book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
July 13, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Altar Boyz
Book by Kevin Del Aguila, music and lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker
August 24, 2018 - Sept 16, 2018


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

Chapter Two
By Neil Simon
Directed by Marsha Mason
October 5, 2017 - October 22, 2017

The River Bride
By Marisela Treviño Orta
November 16, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Man of La Mancha
Book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh
January 11, 2018 - January 28, 2018

Outside Mullingar
By John Patrick Shanley
February 15, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Low Down Dirty Blues
By Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman
April 5, 2018 - April 22, 2018

The Diary of Anne Frank
Adapted by Wendy Kesselman May 17, 2018 - June 3, 2018


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

Fun Home
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron
September 5, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Something Rotten!
Music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell
October 31, 2017 - November 5, 2017

The Bodyguard
Book by Alexander Dinelaris, based on the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan
November 28, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
December 19, 2017 - December 24, 2017

Hamilton
Book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
January 30, 2018 - February 25, 2018

The King and I
Music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
March 20, 2018 - March 25, 2018

The Color Purple
Music and lyrics by Allee Willis, Brenda Russell and Stephen Bray
Book by Marsha Norman
April 17, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Les Misérables
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Alain Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer
Book by Alain Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer, Trevor Nunn and John Caird
May 15, 2018 - May 20, 2018

The Humans
By Stephen Karam
May 29, 2018 - June 3, 2018

School of Rock
Book by Julian Fellowes, lyrics by Glenn Slater
New music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
June 19, 2018 - June 24, 2018


ASU Lyric Opera Theatre
50 Gammage Pkwy, Tempe

The Bartered Bride
Music by Bedřich Smetana, translation by Marion Farquhar
September 27, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

The Halloween Tree
Music by Theo Popov, libretto by Tony Asaro
October 29, 2017
ASU Kerr Cultural Center

A New Brain
Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by William Finn and James Lapine
November 16, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
Book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson
January 12, 2018 - January 14, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

The Breasts of Tiresias
Music by Francis Poulenc
February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

The Fairy Queen
By Henry Purcell
March 23, 2018 - March 24, 2018
Diane and Bruce Halle Skyspace Garden; ASU Tempe Campus Biodesign Institute

Til Death
Book and lyrics by Amanda Prahl, music by Alexander Tom
March 25, 2018
ASU Kerr Cultural Center

Pippin
Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Roger O. Hirson
April 13, 2018 - April 22, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Musical Theatre Showcase
April 23, 2018
Phoenix Theatre

Opera Scenes Performance
April 28, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre


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

TBA


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

Caroline, or Change
Book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori
September 15, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Seven Guitars
By August Wilson
October 27, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Black Nativity
By Langston Hughes
December 1, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Lines in the Dust
By Nikkole Salter
February 9, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Marie and Rosetta
By George Brant
April 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018


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

Dogfight
Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Peter Duchan
July 14, 2017 - August 5, 2017

Whisper Sweetly
By Devon Mahon
Sept 15, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Depend on Me
By Brian Maticic
October 6, 2017 - October 28, 2017

A Midsummer Night's Dream
By William Shakespeare
November 3, 2017 - November 11, 2017

Elf Academy
By Shelby Maticic
December 1, 2018 - December 23, 2017

The Time Machine
By the 2017 Brelby Writer's Circle
Fall 2017

The Night of Shorts
January 12, 2018 - January 21, 2018

Lysistrata Jones
Book by Douglas Carer Beane, music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn
February 9, 2018 - March 3, 2018

Spin
By Shelby Elise Maticic
March 23, 2018 - April 14, 2018

Fly By Night
By Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick and Kim Rosenstock
May 11, 2018 - June 2, 2018

Spy Love You
By John Perovich
June 29, 2018 - July 21, 2018

The 5th Annual Brelby Miscast Concert
August 3, 2018 - April 11, 2018

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


Carnival of Illusion
Performances on most weekends throughout the season at Mesa Arts Center, Tempe Center for the Arts and the Biltmore Resort
480-359-7469

TBA


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

Wonderland: Alice's Rock 'n Roll Adventure
Book and lyrics by Rachel Rockwell, music by Michael Mahler
April 23, 2017 - May 21, 2017

The Phantom Tollbooth
By Susan Nanus
September 17, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Tomás and the Library Lady
By José Cruz González, music and lyrics by José Cruz González
October 21, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Go, Dog, Go!
By Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz, music by Michael Koerner
November 25, 2017 - December 23, 2017

A Christmas Carol
With Katie McFadzen
By Charles Dickens
December 1, 2017 - December 24, 2017

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats
By Jerome Hairston, Based on the book by Ezra Jack Keats
January 21, 2018 - March 11, 2018

Maddi's Fridge
By Ann Negri, based on the book by Lois Brandt
March 31, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Flora & Ulysses
By John Glore, adapted from the book by Kate DiCamillo April 22, 2018 - May 20, 2018


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

Dear Edwina, Jr.
Book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler, music by Zina Goldrich
October 20, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Phoenix Center for the Arts- 1202 N. Third St. Phoenix

Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
February 2, 2018 - February 11, 2018

Shrek
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
May 4, 2018 - May 13, 2018


Compass Players

Agnes of God
By John Pielmeier
December 7, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Gore Vidal's The Best Man
By Gore Vidal
January 11, 2018 - January 28, 2018

West Palm Prime
By Cynthia J. Cohen
March 15, 2018 - March 31, 2018


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

The Addams Family
Book by Marshall Brickman, book by Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
October 7, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
November 10, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Charlotte's Web
Written by E.B. White, adapted by Joseph Robinette
January 12, 2018 - January 21, 2018

Driving Ms. Daisy
Written by Alfred Uhry
Original Music by Mark Bennett
February 2, 2018 - February 11, 2018

In the Heights
Music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
March 30, 2018 - April 15, 2018

Shrek the Musical (Theatre for Young Audiences Version)
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
May 11, 2018 - May 20, 2018


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

My Man Godfrey
May 11, 2017 - June 24, 2017

A Bench in the Sun
By Ron Clark
July 13, 2017 - August 26, 2017

She Loves Me
Book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, music by Jerry Bock
September 14, 2017 - November 4, 2017

It's a Wonderful Life
Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers
November 16, 2017 - December 30, 2017

TBA
Date TBA


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

King Thrushbeard
By C. Lynn Johnson
September 28, 2017 - October 8, 2017

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Script by Karen Rolston, music by Kathie McMahon
November 30, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Beauty and the Computer Geek
By Susan C. Hunter and Tom Shelton
February 15, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Peter Pan, a Musical Adventure
Book by Craig Sodaro, music by Eric Rockwell, lyric by Joanne Bogart
June 14, 2018 - June 24, 2018


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

Leaving Iowa
By Tim Clue and Spike Manton
August 11, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Chicago
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
September 1, 2017 - September 17, 2017

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged
Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
October 13, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Cabaret
book by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
November 3, 2017 - November 19, 2017

A Christmas Carol / Inspecting Carol
By Charles Dickens / by Daniel J. Sullivan
December 1, 2017 - December 24, 2017

Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End
By Allison and Margaret Engel
January 5, 2018 - January 21, 2018

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Written by Alan Janes
January 26, 2018 - February 11, 2018

Fools
By Neil Simon
March 9, 2018 - March 25, 2018

We Will Rock You
Based on the songs of Queen, book by Ben Elton
April 20, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Country Jukebox
May 11, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Disney's The Jungle Book, Kids
Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler, book adapted by Marcy Heisler
June 2, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Youth Theater Production

Seussical, Jr.
Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens September 22, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Youth Theater Production

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
By Allison Gregory based on the book by Barbara Park
December 1, 2017 - December 17, 2017
Youth Theater Production

Disney's Sleeping Beauty Kids
Music and lyrics by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, George Bruns, Tom Adair,
Winston Hibler, Ted Sears. Sammy Fain and Jack Lawrence
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
February 23, 2018 - March 4, 2018
Youth Theater Production

The Miracle Worker
By William Gibson
March 30, 2018 - April 15, 2018
Youth Theater Production

West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
June 1, 2018 - June 27, 2018
Youth Theater Production


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

You've Got Hate Mail
By Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore
August 4, 2017 - August 13, 2017

Almost, Maine
By John Cariani
September 14, 2017 - November 24, 2017

The Woman in Black
Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill
October 28, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Any Given Monday
By Bruce Graham
January 11, 2018 - January 21, 2018

Twelve Angry Jurors
By Reginald Rose
February 22, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Stuck Moving Up
By Helene Benigno
April 5, 2018 - April 15, 2018

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
May 17, 2018 - May 27, 2018


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

The Good Doctor
By Neil Simon
September 1, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Tartuffe
By Molière
October 13, 2017 - October 22, 2017

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional material by Michael Mayer and Andrew Lippa November 17, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Major Barbara
By George Bernard Shaw
February 9, 2018 - February 18, 2018

Anything Goes
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter
Mach 16, 2018 - March 31, 2018


Grassroots Shakespeare Arizona

TBA


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

Nevermore
Book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson
July 20, 2017 - July 29, 2017

The Pajama Game
Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell, music and lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler
September 1, 2017 - September 10, 2017

The Addams Family
Book by Marshall Brickman, book by Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
October 20, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Elf, the Musical, Jr
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin
December 9, 2017 - December 17, 2017

The Wedding Singer
Music by Matthew Sklar, book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, lyrics by Chad Beguelin
February 9, 2018 - February 18, 2018

TBA
March / April

Madagascar, Jr
Book by Kevin Del Aguila, original music and lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan
May 4, 2018 - May 13, 2018


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

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater and Howard Ashman, book by Doug Wright
July 7, 2017 - August 19, 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
August 25, 2017 - October 7, 2017

Kiss and Tell
By F. Hugh Herbert
September 12, 2017 - November 14, 2017

Meet Me in St. Louis
Book by Hugh Wheeler, Songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
October 12, 2017 - November 25, 2017

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
November 30, 2017 - December 23, 2017

See How They Run
By Philip King
December 30, 2017 - February 10, 2018

Life Could Be A Dream
By Roger Bean
January 16, 2018 - April 17, 2018

No, No, Nanette
Book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel, music by Vincent Youmans
February 15, 2018 - March 31, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde
Apr 5, 2018 - May 12, 2018

Big Fish
Book by John August, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
May 17, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Sister Act
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner
Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane
July 6, 2018 - August 18, 2018


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

The Effect
By Lucy Prebble
September 8, 2017 - September 23, 2017

Building the Wall
By Robert Schenkkan
October 20, 2017 - November 4, 2017

A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney
By Lucas Hnath
February 23, 2018 - March 10, 2018

Church & State
By Jason Odell Williams
May 4, 2018 - May 19, 2018


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

TBA


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

TBA


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

Story Theatre
Adapted for the stage by Paul Sills from stories by the Grimm Brothers
October 6, 2017 - October 14, 2017

Eurydice
By Sarah Ruhl
December 1, 2017 - October 9, 2017

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play
By Anne Washburn
April 20, 2018 - April 28, 2018


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

[sic]
By Melissa James Gibson
August 4, 2017 - August 20, 2017
MET Black Box Show

Chicago
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
September 8, 2017 - September 24, 2017

The Woman in Black
adopted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill
October 6, 2017 - October 22, 2017
MET Black Box Show

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
November 3, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Scrooge in Rouge
By Ricky Graham and Jefferson
December 1, 2017 - December 24, 2017
MET Black Box Show

The Graduate
A Play Adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the Novel by Charles Webb
January 12, 2018 - January 28, 2018

Mad Gravity
By William Missouri Downs
February 2, 2018 - February 18, 2018
MET Black Box Show

Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton
March 2, 2018 - March 18, 2018

Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits
Created and written by Gerard Alessandrini
April 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018

A Kid Like Jake
By Daniel Pearle
April 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018
MET Black Box Show

Rock of Ages
Book by Chris D'Arienzo, music by various artists
May 18, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
By Stephen Adly Guirgis
June 8, 2018 - June 24, 2018
MET Black Box Show


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

Madagascar A Musical Adventure Jr.
Book by Kevin Del Aguila, original music and lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan
August 3, 2017 - August 5, 2017

Disney's The Jungle Book Kids
Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler, book adapted by Marcy Heisler
September 21, 2017 - September 24, 2017

The Secret Garden
Book and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon
September 28, 2017 - October 8, 2017

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
By Dwayne Hartford, Adapted from the book by Kate DiCamillo, music by Kyle Sorrell
November 30, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Elf Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin
December 7, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Once On This Island Jr.
Book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty
February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Decided
New musical by Brian M. Kunnari
March 1, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book By Linda Woolverton
May 3, 2018 - May 12, 2018

Annie Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
June 14, 2018 - June 17, 2018


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

TBA


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

The Women of Lockerbie
By Deborah Brevoort
November 3, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Advanced Directing Student Shows
December 8, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Cave Boys
By Anne Negri
February 1, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing
By William Shakespeare
April 13, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Peter and the Starcatcher
By Rick Elice, music by Wayne Barker
June 22, 2018 - July 1, 2018


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

The Rat Pack is Back!
September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert
October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017

A Broadway Celebration of Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins
October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
November 24, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Holiday Pops
December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets in Concert
January 5, 2018 - January 7, 2018

The Tenors
January 19, 2018 - January 21, 2018

Music of Harry Potter
February 2, 2018 - February 3, 2018

West Side Story in Concert
March 2, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Music of Pink Floyd with Laser Light Show
March 10, 2018

The Great American Songbook
With Storm Large
March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Sgt. Pepper's 50th with Classical Mystery Tour
April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Live From Broadway
May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Star Wars vs Star Trek:
The Music of Deep Space
May 24, 2018

Music of John Williams
May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018


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

Mamma Mia!
Music and lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, some songs with Stig Anderson
Book by Catherine Johnson
September 6, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, book by John Cameron Mitchell
Co-production with A/C Theatre Company
September 20, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Newsies
Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Jack Feldman, book by Harvey Fierstein
November 15, 2017 - December 31, 2017

It's Only a Play
By Terrence McNally
January 24, 2018 - February 11, 2018

Hand to God
Co-production with Stray Cat Theatre
By Robert Askins
February 2, 2018 - February 17, 2018

The Boob Show
By Sally Jo Bannow and Craig Bohmler
February 14, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Million Dollar Quartet
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
March 7, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Godspell
Book by John Michael Tebelak, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Conceived and Originally Directed by John Michael Tebelak
April 18, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Little Shop of Horrors
Book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman
May 16, 2018 - June 10, 2018


Pinnacle Creative Arts Studio

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by David Ives and Paul Blake
November 30, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Rapunzel!
March 9, 2018 - March 11, 2018

Hamlet: A Tragedy in Three Rings
Adapted and Directed by Andrea McFeely, based on the play by William Shakespeare
February 23, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Singin' in the Rain
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Arthur Freed Nacio and Herb Brown
June 1, 2018 - June 10, 2018


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

Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey
October 21, 2017

David Sedaris November 18, 2017

The Capitol Steps
November 24, 2017 - November 25, 2017

Sister's Christmas Catechism
The Mystery of the Magi's Gold
December 8, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Late Nite Catechism
January 5, 2018 - March 23, 2018

Late Nite Catechism III: 'Til Death Do Us Part
January 6, 2018 - March 24, 2018

You're the Top: The Songs of Cole Porter
With Rob Kapilow
January 18, 2018

Kelli O'Hara
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
January 27, 2018

From "On the Town" to "West Side Story": The Theater Music of Leonard Bernstein
With Rob Kapilow
February 22, 2018

Megan Hilty
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
February 24, 2018

The TEN Tenors: Wish You Were Here February 28, 2018 - March 1, 2018

Finishing the Hat: The Songs of Stephen Sondheim
With Rob Kapilow
March 15, 2018

Special Guest to Be Announced
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
March 17, 2018

Special Guest to Be Announced
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host
April 7, 2018


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

The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde
June 16, 2017 - July 23, 2017 Actor's Cafe Production

Catch Me If You Can
Book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
June 30, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Next Stage Production (teen show ages 12-19)

Gerry Cullity's Cinderella: A Ragtime Musical
August 18, 2017 - September 17, 2017
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

Barefoot in the Park
By Neil Simon
August 25, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Actor's Cafe Production

Hairspray
Book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
October 6, 2017 - November 5, 2017
Mainstage Production

The Dark at the Top of The Stairs
By William Inge
October 20, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Actor's Cafe Production

Peter Pan
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, music by Morris (Moose) Charlap
Additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Additional music by Jule Styne
November 17, 2017 - December 23, 2017
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

Nuncrackers
Book, music and lyrics by Dan Goggin
December 1, 2017 - December 23, 2017
Actor's Cafe Production

Monty Python's Spamalot
Book and lyrics by Eric Idle Music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle
January 12, 2018 - February 11, 2018
Mainstage Production

Verdict
By Agatha Christie
January 19, 2018 - March 4, 2018
Actor's Cafe Production

13
Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn
February 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

6 Rms Riv Vu
By Bob Randall
March 16, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Actor's Cafe Production

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat
Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
April 6, 2018 - May 6, 2018
Mainstage Production

Plaza Suite
By Neil Simon
April 20, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Actor's Cafe Production

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
May 18, 2018 - June 17, 2018
On Stage Production (ages 3-19)

A Murder is Announced
By Agatha Christie
June 15, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Actor's Cafe Production

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
June 29, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Next Stage Production (teen show ages 12-19)


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

West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
August 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
January 2018

Parade
Book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
August 2018

Meet Me in St. Louis
Book by Hugh Wheeler, songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
December 2018


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

Ear
By Ashley Naftule
September 8, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling so Sad
By Arthur Kopit
October 13, 2017 - November 12, 2017

A Bloody Mary Christmas
By Denny Guge, Jacque Arend, Shawna Franks and Stacey Reed
November 24, 2017 - December 30, 2017

Night of the Chicken, Episode 1
By Carrie Behrens
January 12, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Matt and Ben
By Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers
February 16, 2018 - March 11, 2018

Country Blue Saloon
Book by Duane Daniels, music and lyrics by Randy Daniels
March 23, 2018 - April 15, 2018

TBD
April 27, 2018 - May 20, 2018


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

Junie B. Jones the Musical
Book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler, music by Zina Goldrich
September 1, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Pippin
Book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
October 20, 2017 - November 5, 2017

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
By Barbara Robinson, based on her book
December 1, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Cabaret
Book by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
January 12, 2018 - January 28, 2018

Disney's Mulan Jr.
Music and lyrics by David Zippel, Jeanine Tesori, Stephen Schwartz, Matthew Wilder, Alexa Junge
Music adapted and arranged, and additional music and lyrics by Bryan Louiselle
March 2, 2018 - March 18, 2018

Romeo and Juliet
By William Shakespeare
April 13, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Jesus Christ Superstar
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice
May 25, 2018 - June 10, 2018


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

Steel Magnolias
By Robert Harling
August 23-26. 2017

Boeing, Boeing
By Marc Camoletti
September 27, 2017 - September 30, 2017

The Crazy Quilt Club
By Pat Cook
October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Sorry Wrong Chimney
By Jack Sharkey and Leo W. Sears
December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017


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

In There Somewhere
By Michelle Marie and Jim Gradillas
August 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Disney's Aladdin JR
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman Tim Rice
Book adapted and additional lyrics by Jim Luigs, music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle
September 8, 2017 - September 23, 2017

You Can't Take It With You
By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
October 13, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Totally Red!
By Dinah Toups
November 3, 2017 - November 4, 2017

While The Lights Went Out
By Jack Sharkey
November 9, 2017 - November 12, 2017

A Christmas Story
By Joseph Robinette
December 1, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Legally Blonde The Musical
Book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Neil Benjamin
January 26, 2018 - February 4, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
March 2, 2018 - March 11, 2018

The Revenge Of The Space Pandas
By David Marmet and Alaric Jans
April 6, 2018 - April 14, 2018

How to Eat Like A Child
Book by Delia Ephron, John Forster, and Judith Kahan, music and lyrics by John Forster
April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018

The Music Man
By Meredith Willson
May 4, 2018 - May 13, 2018

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


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

Kiss
By Guillermo Calderon
September 15, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Mercury
By Steve Yockey
November 24, 2017 - December 9, 2017

Hand to God
Co-production with Phoenix Theatre
By Robert Askins
February 2, 2018 - February 25, 2018 Phoenix Theatre's Hormel Theatre

Gidion's Knot
By Johnna Adams
March 9, 2018 - March 24, 2018

Silence! The Musical
Book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan
May 4, 2018 - May 19, 2018


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

Tarzan
August 11, 2017 - August 19, 2017


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

Seussical
By Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
July 14, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Youth Works Production

Gypsy
Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents
September 8, 2017 - September 24, 2017

The Little Prince
By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar
September 22, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Youth Works Production

Frankenstein
By Victor Gialanella
October 13, 2017 - October 29, 2017

The Savannah Sipping Society
By Jamie Wooten, Jessie Jones, and Nicholas Hope
October 27, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Annie, Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
November 10, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Youth Works Production

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
December 8, 2017 - December 24, 2017

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
By CS Lewis, Dramatized by Joseph Robinette
January 12, 2018 - January 28, 2018
Youth Works Production

A Chorus Line
Music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante
February 16, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Forever Plaid
Book by Stuart Ross, music and lyrics by various artists
March 30, 2018 - April 15, 2018

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice
May 4, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Youth Works Production


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

The Cemetery Club
By Ivan Menchell
August 25, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Switzerland
By Joanna Murray-Smith
October 13, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Father Christmas and The Snow Queen
By Alan Austin
December 1, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Trying
By Joanna McClelland Glass
January 12, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Red
By John Logan
March 2, 2018 - March 25, 2018

I Never Sang for My Father
By Robert Anderson
April 20, 2018 - May 13, 2018

2018 New Summer Shorts
June 7, 2018 - June 17, 2018


Tuscany Theatre Company
The Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Road, Suite 105, Gilbert, AZ 85234
480-907-7050

TBA


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

Shrek
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
August 11, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure
Book by Kevin Del Aguila, original Music and lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan
October 6, 2017 - October 22, 2017

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail
Book, music & Lyrics by James W. Rodgers
December 1, 2017 - December 23, 2017

The Hobbit
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien, adapted for the stage by Markland Taylor
February 9, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Little Women
Music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, book by Allan Knee
April 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin
June 15, 2018 - July 1, 2018


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

Ragtime
Book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
October 27, 2017 - November 11, 2017

Curses Foiled Again
February 8, 2018 - February 17, 2018

Twelve Angry Jurors
By Reginald Rose
April 13, 2018 - 28, 2018

The Elephant Man
By Bernard Pomerance
August 23, 2018 - September 8, 2018


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


-- Updated 8/25/17. Corrections and additions can be emailed to the Editor



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