2016 - 2017 Season Listings

Click on theatre company name to get listings for their entire season.  

A/C Theatre Company / Actor's Youth Theatre  / All Puppet Players / Almost Famous Theatre
Arizona Broadway Theatre   /   Arizona Theatre Company   /  ASU Lyric Opera Theatre / 
ASU Theatre /   ASU/Gammage   /   Black Theatre Troupe    /   Brelby Theatre Company   /   
Carnival of Illusion /  Childsplay   /   Christian Youth Theatre /  Compass Players /   Desert Foothills Theater  /  Don Bluth Front Row Theatre  /  East Valley Children's Theatre   /   Fountain Hills Theater    / Ghostlight Theatre  /  Grand Canyon University     / 
  Greasepaint YouTheatre /     Hale Centre Theatre     /  iTheatre Collaborative / 
Mesa Community College    /    Mesa Encore Theatre    /  Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre /  Musical Theatre of Anthem  / Nearly Naked Theatre  /   Paradise Valley Community College  Phoenix Symphony Orchestra   /   Phoenix Theatre    /   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  /   Theatre Artists Studio /  Theater Works   /  Tuscany Theatre Company /   Valley Youth Theatre   /   Zao Theatre

A/C THEATRE COMPANY

100 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ
602-254-2151

Lizzie
Music by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt
Lyrics by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner
Book and Additional Music by Tim Maner
Additional Lyrics by Alan Stevens Hewitt
Based on an Original Concept by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer and Tim Maner
August 12 - August 27, 2016


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ACTOR'S YOUTH THEATRE

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

School of Rock
Book by Julian Fellowes, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the film written by Mike White
September 8-17, 2016

Guys and Dolls, JR.
Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
September 29 - October 8, 2016

Dracula
Written by Zack Diepstraten and Marcus Ellsworth
October 20 – 29, 2016


Irving Berlin's White Christmas
December 8 - 17, 2016

Disney's Mulan, Jr
January 26 - February 4, 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
February 16 - 25, 2017
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ALL PUPPET PLAYERS

Playhouse On The Park, 1850 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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ARIZONA BROADWAY THEATRE

Funny Girl
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Isobel Lennart
October 14 – November 13, 2016

A Christmas Story, the Musical

Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; Book by Joseph Robinette
November 25 – December 28, 2016

Camelot

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; Music by Frederick Loewe
Based on the T. H. White novel "The Once and Future King"
January 13 – February 12, 2017

Jesus Christ Superstar

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Tim Rice
March 17 – April 15, 2017

Oliver!

Book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. Based on "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens
April 28 – May 21, 2017

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken, Lyics by Howard Ashman & Time Rice 
Book By Linda Woolverton
June 2 – June 25, 2017

Saturday Night Fever

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

Hands on a Hardbody

Book by Doug Wright, Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, Lyrics by Amanda Green
September 1 – September 24, 2017



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ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY


ASU LYRIC OPERA THEATRE

50 Gammage Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

H.M.S. Pinafore
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, Libretto by W. S. Gilbert
Edition: G. Schirmer
Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2016.

New Works Reading:
Babe: An Olympian Musical 
Music by Andrea Jill Higgins
Book and lyrics by Carolyn Gage
Nov. 6, 2016

Guys and Dolls
Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
Nov. 17 -19, 2016

The Magic Flute
Music by W. A. Mozart
Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder
Edition: Bärenreiter
Feb. 23 - 26, 2017

New Works Reading:
Love: An Opera in One Act
Music by Ellen Reid
Libretto by Roxie Perkins
April 2, 2017

Shrek The Musical
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
April 20 - 23, 2017


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ASU THEATRE

480.965.6447


Out of Many  
Written by the MFA Cohort
Directed by Kyra Jackson, Wyatt Kent and Phil Weaver-Stoesz
October 14 – 23, 2016


Feathers and Teeth  
Written by Charise Castro Smith
Directed by Ricky Araiza
October 28 – November 6, 2016


Titus Andronicus 
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Kristin Hunt  
February 17 – 26, 2017

Men on Boats 
Written by Jaclyn Backhaus    
March 24 –  April 2, 2017


Haboob
Written by Marvin González De León
Directed by Xanthia Walker
April 14 – 23, 2017

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ASU/GAMMAGE

Cabaret
book by Christopher Isherwood, Music by John Kander: Lyrics by Fred Ebb 
Based on  John Van Druten's play I Am a Camera
Adapted from the novel Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood 
September 13-18, 2016

The Sound of Music

Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; 
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse 
Based on Maria von Trapp's "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers"
 October 18-23, 2016

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

book by Douglas McGrat
Music and Lyrics by Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & Phil Spector
November 22 - 27, 2016

Mamma Mia

Music by Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson
Lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson & Stig Anderson
Book by Catherine Johnson
December 6 - 11, 2016

The Illusionists - Live from Broadway

January 17 - 21, 2017

Matilda the Musical

Book by Dennis Kelly; Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin; Based on the book by by Roald Dahl
February 7 - 12, 2017

Finding Neverland

Music and Lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy; Book by James Graham, 
Based on the film written by David Magee
March 14 - 19, 2017

An American in Paris

Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Book by Craig Lucas Based on the MGM Film
April 18 - 23, 2017

The Book of Mormon

Book, Music and Lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone
May 18 - 28, 2017

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

adapted by Simon Stephens from the novel by Mark Haddon
June 20 - 25, 2017
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BLACK THEATRE TROUPE

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

RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by Joel Drake Johnson
October 7 – 23, 2016

BLACK NATIVITY
by Langston Hughes
December 2 – 18, 2016

BROKE-OLOGY
by Nathan Louis Jackson
February 10 - 26, 2017

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
April 5 – 23, 2017
Book by David Thompson; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
a co-production with Phoenix Theatre, with performances at the Phoenix Theatre


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BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY

6835 N 58th Avenue, Glendale
623-282-2781

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


Macbeth 
Quest for Claus: the Musical
By Brian Maticic, Luke Gomez & Shelby Maticic
Music by Ben Cleaveland
December 2 - December 18, 2016

An Evening of Shorts
Featuring short plays by Ilana Lydia, Jamie Maletz, Jessie Tully & Mia Passarella, Jaren Navenma, Chelsea Frandsen, and Allison Bauer
January 6 -14, 2017

Peter and the Starcatcher
A Play by Rick Elice
Music by Wayne Barker
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Jan 20 - Feb 12, 2017


Blacklisted
By Luke Gomez
Feb 17 - March 4

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
March 10 - April 1, 2017

Space Junk
By Cody Goulder
April 7 – 22, 2017

The 4th Annual Miscast Concert
April 28 - May 6


unexpected
By John Perovich
May 19 - June 10, 2017

The Pledge
By Megan O’Connor
June 16 - July 1, 2017


Dogfight
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Book by Peter Duchan
Based on the Warner Bros. film and screenplay by Bob Comfort
July 14 - August 5, 2017

Whisper Sweetly
By Devon Mahon
Sept 15 – 30, 2017

Depend on Me
By Brian Maticic
Oct 6 – 28, 2017

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
Nov 3 – 11, 2017

Elf Academy
By Shelby Maticic
Dec 1 - 23, 2017

Where Our Stuff Goes
By Ashley Laverty
Spring 2017. Final dates TBA.

The Time Machine
By the 2017 Brelby Writer’s Circle

Fall 2017. Final dates TBA.


TBA
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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

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CHILDSPLAY

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
By Allison Gregory, Adapted from the book series by Barbara Park
September 11 - October 16, 2016

Rock the Presidents
Book and Lyrics by Dwayne Hartford, Music by Sarah Roberts
October 22 - November 13, 2016

A Very Hairy Javelina Christmas
Book and Lyrics by Jenny Millinger, Music by Todd Hulet,
Based on the books by Susan Lowell
November 19 - December 31, 2016

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat
By Katie Mitchell, Adapted from the Book by Dr. Seuss
January 14 - February 19, 2017

The Yellow Boat
by David Saar
February 26 - March 12, 2017

Interrupting Vanessa
By Colleen Neuman
March 25 - April 2, 2017

The Grumpiest Boy in the World
By Finegan Kruckemeyer
April 8 - April 16, 2017

Wonderland: Alices' Rock 'n Roll Adventure
Book and Lyrics by Rachel Rockwell, Music by Michael Mahler,
Based on Lewis Carroll’s books "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Lookingglass"
April 23 - May 21, 2017

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CHRISTIAN YOUTH THEATRE

Phoenix Center for the Arts- 1202 N. Third St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 
480.310.0366

Disney's Lion King Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice
Additional Music and Lyrics by
Lebo M., Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Hans Zimmer
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor
at the Mesa Arts Center
January 6-15, 2017



Mary Poppins
based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film
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
Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh
at the Mesa Arts Center
May 5-14, 2017



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DESERT FOOTHILLS THEATER


The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.
Book by Timothy A. McDonald
Lyrics by Timothy A. McDonald and Jonathan K. Waller
Music by David Weinstein, Jonathan K. Waller, Timothy A. McDonald, and Stephen Gabri
October 7 - 16, 2016

Nunsense: The Mega Musical

Written by Dan Coggin
November 11 - 20, 2016

All Shook Up

Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
Book by Joe DiPietro 
January 13 - 22, 2017

Unnecessary Farce

by Paul Slade Smith 
February 3 - 12, 2017

Gypsy

Book by Arthur Laurents Music by Jule Styne      
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Suggested by memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee 
March 31 - April 9, 2017

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

Music by Alan Menken 
Lyrics by  Howard Ashman & Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton  
May 12 - 21, 2017


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DON BLUTH FRONT ROW THEATRE

8670 East Shea Blvd.Suite 103 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-314-0841


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EAST VALLEY CHILDREN'S THEATRE

Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main St. in Downtown Mesa


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30 Years: Fountain Hills Theater Retrospective!
August 19 - 28, 2016

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman
Adapted for the Stage by Jeremy Sams
Licensed Script Adapted by Ray Roderick
Based on the MGM Motion Picture
September 2 - 18, 2016

The Glass Menagerie

by Tennesee Williams
October 14 - 30, 2016

Assassins

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by John Weidman
November 4 - 20, 2016

A Christmas Carol, the Musical

by Peter J. Hill; Music and Lyrics by Peter J. Hill and Jay Melberg
December 2 - 18, 2016

Love Letters

Written by A.R. Gurney
January 6 - 15, 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice; Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
January 20 - February 5, 2017

Leading Ladies

by Ken Ludwig
March 10 - 26, 2017

Grand Hotel
Book by Luther Davis
Music and Lyrics by Robert Wright & George Forrest
Additonal Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Based on Vicki Baum's Grand Hotel, by arrangement with Turner Broadcasting Co.
April 21 - May 7, 2017

4 on the Floor

by Peter J. Hill
May 12 - 28, 2017

Youthworks Productions:

Charlotte's Web
Book by Joseph Robinette, Music & Lyrics by Charles Strauss
Based on the story by E. B. White
September 23 - October 9, 2016

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

by Allison Gregory based on the book by Barbara Park
December 2 - 18, 2016

Doctor Dolittle, Jr.

Book, Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Based on the "Doctor Dolittle" stories by Hugh Lofting and The Twentieth Century Fox film
February 10 - 26, 2017

Anne of Green Gables, the Musical

From the Novel by L.M. Montgomery, Book by Joseph Robinette
March 31 - April 16, 2017

Disney's The Jungle Book, Kids

Music & Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler, Book adapted by Marcy Heisler
June 2 - 18, 2017

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GHOSTLIGHT THEATRE

GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

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

The Mousetrap
by Agatha Christie
September 2 - 11, 2016


Of Thee I Sing
Music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Oct. 14 - 23, 2016


Our Town
by Thornton Wilder’
Nov. 18 - 27, 2016

Two Gentlemen of Verona
by William Shakespeare
Feb. 10 - 19, 2017

West Side Story
Book by  Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by  Stephen Sondheim
Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
March 31 - April 9, 2017

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HALE CENTRE THEATRE


The Drowsy Chaperone
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by  Bob Martin and Don McKellar
August 26 - October 8, 2016

You Can’t Take It With You

by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
September 13 - November 15, 2016


Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Book by Lawrence Kasha David Landay
Music by Gene dePaul, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
New Songs by Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn
Based on the MGM film and The Sobbin' Women by Stephen Vincent Benet 
October 13 - November 26, 2016

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens 
December 1 - 24, 2016

Is He Dead?

by Mark Twain
December 31, 2016 - February 11, 2017

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Created by Roger Bean 
January 17 - April 18, 2017

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Music by Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
Based on the 1967 film
February 16 - April 1, 2017

No Time for Sergeants

by Ira Levin; based on the book by Mac Hyman
April 6 - May 13, 2017

Aida

Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
May 18 - July 1, 2017

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater and Howard Ashman, Book by Doug Wright
July 7 - August 19, 2017

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE MUSIC THEATRE DEPT.

MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa
480-461-7172

She Loves Me
Book by Joe Masteroff, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Music by Jerry Bock
November 4 – 12, 2016


TBA
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MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE THEATRE & FILM ARTS DEPT.

MESA ENCORE THEATRE


Footloose
 Music by Tom Snow, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford; Book by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
September 9, 2016 - September 25, 2016

The Music Man

Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey 
November 4, 2016 - November 20, 2016

Fox on the Fairway

by Ken Ludwig
January 6, 2017 - January 22, 2017

Billy Elliot

Music by Elton John; Book and Lyrics by Lee Hall
March 10, 2017 - March 19, 2017

The Fantasticks

Music by Harvey Schmidt, Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
April 7, 2017 - April 23, 2017

Urinetown

 Music by Mark Hollmann; Lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, Book by Greg Kotis
May 19, 2017 - May 28, 2017

MET Black Box Shows:

Scrooge in Rouge
by Ricky Graham and Jefferson Turner 
December 2­-18, 2016

The Waiting Room

 by Lisa Loomer

February 2-­16, 2017

Circle Mirror Transformation
 by Annie Baker


April 14­-30, 2017

Reasons to be Pretty
 by Neil LaBute



June 2­-18, 2017


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MURDER AND A MEAL DINNER THEATRE

Performances on most Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year
at the Orange Tree Golf Resort
602.845.0503

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MUSICAL THEATRE OF ANTHEM

42323 N Vision Way, Anthem, AZ 85086

(602) 743-9892

Disney's Aladdin, Kids

Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice
Book by David Simpatico; Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle
September 15-25, 2016

13 the Musical

Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown; Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn.
September 29-October 2, 2016

To Kill a Mockingbird

from the novel by Harper Lee, adapted by Christopher Sergel
November 10-13, 2016

Elf the Musical Jr.

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar; Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum
December 8-18, 2016


Disney's Winnie the Pooh, Kids

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman. Robert Lopez
and Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Music adapted and arranged and additional music and lyrics by Will Van Dyke
Booka and additional lyrics by Cheryl Davis
Based on the stories of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney Animated feature film.
February 23-26, 2017


Honk!

Music by George Stiles, Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Based on "The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Andersen
March 2-12, 2017


Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr.

Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse & Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
Based on the book, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl.
April 20-30, 2017


Seussical Jr.

Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Co-conceived by Eric Idle; Based on the works of Dr. Seuss.
May 11-14, 2017


Dear Edwina Jr.

Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
June 15-18, 2017


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NEARLY NAKED THEATRE

100 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ
602-254-2151

3C
by David Adjmi
September 3 – 24, 2016


Thressome
by Yussef El Guindi 
January 13th - February 4th 2017


Bare
by Damon Intrabarrolo & Jon Hartmere
May 26 - June 17, 2017


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PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PHOENIX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Broadway/Pops concerts

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PHOENIX THEATRE

In the Heights
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
September 7, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Liberace!

By Brent Hazelton
Music Composition by Jack Forbes Wilson
September 21, 2016 - October 9, 2016

Billy Elliot

Music by Elton John; Book and Lyrics by Lee Hall
November 16, 2016 - December 24, 2016

Twist Your Dickens

by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort
November 30, 2016 - December 24, 2016

Baskerville

by Ken Ludwig
January 25, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Bullets Over Broadway, the Musical

written by Woody Allen, based on the screenplay by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath
March 8, 2017 - April 2, 2017

The Scottsboro Boys

Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by David Thompson
April 5, 2017 - April 23, 2017 
a co-production with Black Theatre Troupe

Beehive

Written by Larry Gallagher
May 10, 2017 - June 4, 2017

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QUEEN CREEK PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

22149 E Ocotillo Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142
480.987.7469

Disney's My Son Pinocchio, JR.

November 4-7, 2016



Hairspray

November 18-21, 2016

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Fame the Musical

January 4, 2017


Dancing with the QC Stars
January 28, 2017


Disney's The Jungle Book, KIDS

April 7-10, 2017


Back to the '80s
April 22, 2017


Shrek, the Musical

June 23-26, 2017


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SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale
480-499-8587

Piaf! The Show
Performed by Anne Carrere
October 22, 2016

Journey to Broadway
Starring Kate Reinders, Telly Leung and Mandy Gonzalez
October 29, 2016

An Evening with Garrison Keillor
November 17, 2016

Anthony Rapp Live
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Rent
November 19, 2016

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Thu, Jan 26, 2017 – Fri, Jan 27, 2017


Audra McDowell
Sat, Jan 28, 2017


Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett
This Is Dedicated: Music’s Greatest Marriages
Thu, Mar 9, 2017


A Night in Berlin
with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
April 2, 2017


Late Nite Catechism
Starring Patti Hannon
Written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan
January 13 - March 31, 2017



Late Nite Catechism III: ‘Til Death Do Us Part
Starring Patti Hannon
Written by Maripat Donovan With Marc Silvia
January 9 - April 1, 2017


Sister’s Christmas Catechism
The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold
December 9 - 18, 2016



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SCOTTSDALE DESERT STAGES THEATRE

Seussical
Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Co-Conceived by Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss 
September 30 - October 30, 2016

Forever Plaid
by Stuart Ross and James Raitt
January 13 - February 12, 2017

The Producers
Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks 
April 7 - May 7, 2017

Actor's Cafe Productions:

Don't Dress for Dinner
by Marc Camoletti
Adapted by Robin Hawdon 
August 12 - September 18, 2016

Lost In Yonkers
by Neil Simon
October 7 - November 11, 2016 

The Velveteen Rabbit
by Scott Davidson, based on the story by Margery Williams
November 25 - December 23, 2016

Love, Loss, and What I Wore
by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron; Based on the book by Ilene Beckerman
January 6 - February 12, 2017

Ruthless The Musical
Music by Marvin Laird, Book & Lyrics by Joel Paley 
March 3 - April 9, 2017

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare 
April 28 - June 4, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde 
June 16 - July 23, 2017

Next Stage Productions (Teen show ages 12-19):
Catch Me If You Can
Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman 
June 30 - July 30, 2017

On Stage Productions (ages 3-19):
Camp Rock 
Book by Faye Greenberg & Robert L. Freedman ,Songs by various
ugust 19 - September 18, 2016

Elf Jr
Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum. 
November 11 - December 18, 2016

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater
Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film
February 24 - March 26, 2017

School of Rock

Book by Julian Fellowes, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the film written by Mike White
May 19 - June 18, 2017
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SPOTLIGHT YOUTH THEATRE

Willy Wonka Jr.
Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse & Timothy Allen McDonald
Lyrics and Music by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
Based on the book, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl 
September 2 to September 18, 2016

South Pacific
Music by Rodgers, Richard, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Adapted from "Tales of the South Pacific | By James Michener 
October 21 to November 6, 2016

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

by Barbara Robinson, based on her book 
December 2 to December 18, 2016

American Idiot
Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong
Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer 
January 13 to January 29, 2017

Thumbelina
Adapted by Vera Morris
Based on tale by Hans Christian Andersen 
February 24 to March 5, 2017

School of Rock
Book by Julian Fellowes, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the film written by Mike White
April 7 to April 23, 2017

TBA
May 26 to June 11, 2017


STARLIGHT COMMUNITY THEATER

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

The Drowsy Chaperone
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by  Bob Martin and Don McKellar
September 9, 2016 – September 18, 2016



Twelve Angry Jurors
October 06, 2016 – October 09, 2016


Rumors
by Neil Simon
October 20, 2016 – October 23, 2016


Ella After
November 04, 2016 – November 05, 2016


Cheaper By The Dozen
December 02, 2016 – December 11, 2016


Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR
January 27, 2017 – February 11, 2017


Into The Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine
March 03, 2017 – March 12, 2017


And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie
March 30, 2017 – April 02, 2017


The Love and Hate
by Jim Gradilas
April 06, 2017 – April 09, 2017


The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe
April 28, 2017 – May 06, 2017


Disney’s Cinderella KIDS
May 12, 2017 – May 13, 2017


The Santa Method
by Thomas Graca
June 02, 2017 – June 11, 2017



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STRAY CAT THEATRE

performances at the Tempe Center for the Arts
480-227-1766

John
by Annie Baker
September 16 – October 1, 2016

Anything You Hear and Only Half of What You See
by Ron Hunting
November 25 – December 10, 2016

Native Son
By Nambi E. Kelley
a co-production with Black Theatre Troupe
with performances at The Helen K Mason Performing Arts Center
February/March 2017

Hir
by Taylor Mac
April 28 – May 13, 2017 

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STUDIO 3 / LIMELIGHT PERFORMING ARTS

511 W Guadalupe Rd, Suite 12, Gilbert, AZ 85233
480.545.1492

Cats
August 12 - 21, 2016

Radium Girls
October 21 - 30, 2016

Annie Jr.
December 14 - 20, 2016

Sister Act
February 1 - 5, 2017

Sideways Stories from Wayside School
March 3 - 11, 2017

The Drowsy Chaperone
April 21 - 30, 2017

Tarzan
June 23 - July 1, 2017

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THEATER WORKS

Noises, Off
By Michael Frayn
October 7 – 23, 2016

Love is Here to Stay: A Gershwin Revue

Music by George Gershwin
Arranged and book by Stephen Hilderbrand and Gary Gallner
November 4 – 20, 2016

In the Village of the Brothers Grimm
November 4 – 20, 2016

The Quiltmaker’s Gift

Book by Jeff Brumbaugh, Adapted by Alan J. Prewitt
Music by Craig Bohmler, Lyrics by Steven Mark Kohn
December 2 – 18, 2016

Holiday Cabarets

December 2 – 18, 2016

3, No Trump

By Cathy Dresbach
January 13 – 29, 2017

Sunday in the Park with George

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine
February 17 – March 5, 2017

The Pauper Princess
March 3 – 19, 2017

Once Upon a Mattress

Music by Mary Rodgers, Lyrics by Marshall Barer, 
Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. 
Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea
April 28 – May 14, 2017

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THEATRE ARTISTS STUDIO


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TUSCANY THEATRE COMPANY


Arcadia
by Tom Stoppard
August 11 - 20, 2016

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

by Rupert Holmes, based on the novel by Charles Dickens
January 5 - 14, 2017

I And You

by Lauren Gunderson
March 31 - April 9, 2017

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VALLEY YOUTH THEATRE


Grease
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
August 12 – 28, 2016

Charlotte’s Web, The Musical
Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Charles Strouse.
Based on the book by E.B. White
October 7 – 23, 2016

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail
Book, Music & Lyrics by James W. Rodgers
Inspired by A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh
December 2 – 23, 2016

Alice in Wonderland
Written by Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus
Adapted from the book by Lewis Carroll
February 10 – 26, 2017

The Secret Garden
Music and Lyrics by Marsha Norman, Music by Lucy Simon
Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
April 7 – 23, 2017

The Wizard of Oz
June 9 – 25, 2017

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ZAO THEATRE


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