2017 - 2018 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   /  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 /  Last Line Theatre 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    /   Pimmacle Creative Arts / 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   /  Valley Youth Theatre   /   Zao Theatre

A/C THEATRE COMPANY
www.actheatrecompany.org
100 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ
602-254-2151

The Brockway Experience
August 4 - 19, 2017

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask
Book by John Cameron Mitchell
a co-production with Phoenix Theatre
September 20 - October 15, 2017

TBA
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ACTOR'S YOUTH THEATRE
www.actorsyouththeatre.org
The Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Road, Suite 105, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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 - September 2, 2017

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

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

Annie, Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
 Based on “Little Orphan Annie”
November 9 - 18, 2017

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

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

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

Ghost The Musical
Book & Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin
Music & Lyrics by Dave Stewart & Glen Ballard
March 22 - April 7, 2018

Bugsy Malone, Jr.
Book by Alan Parker; Music & Lyrics by Paul Williams
April 19 - 28, 2018

Premiere Musical TBA
May 10 - 26, 2018

Monty Python’s Spamalot
Book & Lyrics by Eric Idle Music by John Du Prez & Eric Idle
From the original screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
June 21 - 30, 2018

Junior Musical TBA
July - August 4, 2018

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ALL PUPPET PLAYERS
www.allpuppetplayers.com
Playhouse On The Park, 1850 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

TBA
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ALMOST FAMOUS THEATRE COMPANY

www.almostfamoustheater.com

South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James Michener
September 27 - October 1, 2017

Lend Me A Tenor
by Ken Ludwig
Feb 8 - 11, 2018

Curtains
Book by Rupert Holmes, Music By John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Original book and Concept by Peter Stone, Additional Lyrics by John Kander and Rupert Holmes
April 30-May 13

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ARIZONA BROADWAY THEATRE

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


Man of La Mancha
Book by Dale Wasserman, Lyrics by Joe Darion, Music by Mitch Leigh
Oct 13 - Nov 11, 2017

South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James Michener
Nov 24 - Dec 30, 2017

Show Boat
Music by Jerome Kern, Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
Jan 12 - Feb 10, 2018

Hair
Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado
Music by Galt MacDermot
Feb 23 - Mar 25, 2018

The Bridges of Madison County
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by Robert James Waller
Apr 13 - 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
Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film
June 1 - June 30, 2018

Catch Me If You Can
Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman
Based on the DreamWorks Motion Picture
July 13 - August 12, 2018

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

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ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY

www.arizonatheatre.org
Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, Phoenix
602-256-6995

ASU LYRIC OPERA THEATRE

http://music.asu.edu/events/lot
50 Gammage Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

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

The Halloween Tree
Music by Theo Popov
Libretto by Tony Asaro
Based on the novel by Ray Bradbury
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 - 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 - January 14, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

The Breasts of Tiresias
Music by Francis Poulenc
Based on the play by Guillaume Apollinaire
February 22 - February 25, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

The Fairy Queen
By Henry Purcell
After Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
March 23 & 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

TBD
April 13 - 22, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

Musical Theatre Showcase
April 23, 2018
Phoenix Theatre

Opera Scenes Performance
April 28, 2018
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre

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ASU THEATRE

https://filmdancetheatre.asu.edu/
480.965.6447


TBA
TBA

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ASU/GAMMAGE

1200 S. Forest Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281
480-965.3434

Fun Home
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel
September 5-10, 2017

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

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

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
Music by Rodgers, Richard, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
December 19-24, 2017

Hamilton
Book, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
January 30-February 25, 2018

The King and I
Music by Richard Rodgers, Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on Anna and the King by Margaret Landon
March 20-25, 2018

The Color Purple
Music and Lyrics by Allee Willis, Brenda Russell and Stephen Bray
Book by Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by Alice Walker
April 17-22, 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
  Based in the novel by Victor Hugo
May 15-20, 2018

The Humans
by Stephen Karam
May 29-June 3, 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
June 19-24, 2018


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BLACK THEATRE TROUPE

www.blacktheatretroupe.org
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 – October 1, 2017

Seven Guitars
by August Wilson
October 27 – November 12, 2017

Black Nativity
by Langston Hughes
December 1 – 10, 2017

Lines in the Dust
by Nikkole Salter
February 9 – 25, 2018

Marie and Rosetta
by George Brant
April 6 – 22, 2018


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BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY

www.brelby.com
6835 N 58th Avenue, Glendale
623-282-2781


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

The Time Machine
By the 2017 Brelby Writer’s Circle
Fall 2017. Final dates TBA.


The Night of Shorts
January 12 - 21, 2018

Lysistrada Jones
Book By Douglas Carer Beane
Music and Lyrics by Lewis Flinn
February 9 - March 3, 2018

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

Fly By Night
Conceived by Kim Rosenstock
Written by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick & Kim Rosenstock
May 11 - June 2, 2018

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

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

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

Powerhouse: The Tesla Musical
Music by CJ O'Hara
Book & Lyrics by Brian Maticic & John Perovich
October 5 - October 27, 2018

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

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


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CHILDSPLAY

The Phantom Tollbooth
By Susan Nanus, Based on the book by Norton Juster
Sept. 17, 2017 - Oct. 15, 2017

Tomás and the Library Lady
By José Cruz González, Music and Lyrics by José Cruz González,
Music Arranged and Performed by Adam Jacobson, Adapted from the book by Pat Mora
Oct. 21, 2017 - Nov. 12, 2017

Go, Dog, Go!
By Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz, Based on the book by P.D. Eastman,
Music by Michael Koerner
Nov. 25, 2017 - Dec. 23, 2017

A Christmas Carol
with Katie McFadzen
by Charles Dickens
Dec. 1, 2017 - Dec. 24, 2017

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats
By Jerome Hairston, Based on the book by Ezra Jack Keats
Jan. 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


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COMPASS PLAYERS

http://www.compassplayers.com/

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

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

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



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DESERT FOOTHILLS THEATER

www.desertfoothillstheater.org
Cactus Shadows Fine Art Center, 33606 N. 60th Street, Scottsdale
480-488-1981


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DON BLUTH FRONT ROW THEATRE

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

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

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

TBA
TBA


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EAST VALLEY CHILDREN'S THEATRE

www.evct.org
Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main St. in Downtown Mesa
480-756-3828


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

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

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

Peter Pan, a Musical Adventure
Book by Craig Sodaro
Music by Eric Rockwell, Lyric by Joanne Bogart
June 14 – 24, 2018


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FOUNTAIN HILLS THEATER

www.fhtaz.org
11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
480-837-9661

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

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

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

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
November 3 - 19, 2017

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

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

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
written by Alan Janes and featuring the music of Buddy Holly
January 26 - February 11, 2018

Fools
by Neil Simon
March 9 - 25, 2018

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

Country Jukebox
May 11 - 27, 2018


Youth Theater Productions:


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

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
September 22 - October 8, 2017

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

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


The Miracle Worker
by William Gibson
March 30 - April 15, 2018

West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Based on Conception of Jerome Robbins
Based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
June 1 - 27, 2018

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GHOSTLIGHT THEATRE

https://sites.google.com/site/ghostlightaz
13541 West Camino Del Sol, Sun City West, AZ 85375
(623) 252-5127

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

Almost, Maine
by John Cariani
September 14 - 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

www.gcu.edu/college-of-fine-arts-and-production/events-and-news.php
Ethington Theatre at Grand Canyon University, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix
602-639-8880

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

Tartuffe
by Molière
October 13 - 22, 2017

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
November 17 - 26, 2017

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

Anything Goes
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton
and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
Mach 16 - 31, 2018

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GRASSROOTS SHAKESPEARE ARIZONA

http://grassrootsshakespeareaz.weebly.com/


TBA
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GREASEPAINT YOUTHEATRE

www.greasepaint.org
7020 E. 2nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 949-7529

Nevermore
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Christenson
July 20 - 29, 2017

The Pajama Game
Book by George Abbott & Richard Bissell
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Ross & Richard Adler
Based on the novel, 7 1/2 Cents by Richard Bissell
September 1 - 10, 2017

The Addams Family
Book by Marshall Brickman
Book by Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
October 20 - 29, 2017

Elf, the Musical, Jr
Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the film written by David Berenbaum
December 9 - 17, 2017

The Wedding Singer
Music by Matthew Sklar
Book by Chad Beguelin & Tim Herlihy
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the film written by Tim Herlihy
February 9 - 18, 2018

TBA
March / April

Madasgar, Jr
Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Original Music and Lyrics by George Noriega & Joel Someillan
May 4 - 13, 2018
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HALE CENTRE THEATRE

www.haletheatrearizona.com
50 W. Page Ave, Gilbert

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Aug 25 - Oct 7, 2017

Kiss and Tell
By F. Hugh Herbert
Sep 12 - Nov 14, 2017 (MON-TUE Performances)

Meet Me In St. Louis
Book by Hugh Wheeler, Songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
Oct 12 - Nov 25, 2017

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2017

See How They Run
By Philip King
Dec 30 - Feb 10, 2018

Life Could Be A Dream
By Roger Bean
Jan 16 - April 17, 2018 (MON-TUE Performances)

No, No, Nanette
Book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel, Music by Vincent Youmans
Feb 15 - Mar 31, 2018

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

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

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 6 - August 18, 2018

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iTHEATRE COLLABORATIVE

www.itheatreaz.org
Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, Phoenix
602-256-6995

The Effect
by Lucy Prebble
September 8 - 23, 2017

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

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

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

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LAST LINE THEATRE COLLABORATIVE

https://www.facebook.com/lastlinetheatrecollaborative/?fref=ts


TBA
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MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE MUSIC THEATRE DEPT.

https://www.mesacc.edu/departments/music/music-theatre
MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa
480-461-7172


TBA
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MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE THEATRE & FILM ARTS DEPT.

https://www.mesacc.edu/departments/communication-theatre-film-arts/theatre-film-arts/shows-events
MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa
480-461-7172


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

Eurydice
by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by David Barker
December 1 - 9, 2017

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play
by Anne Washburn
Directed by Ron May
April 20 - 28, 2018

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MESA ENCORE THEATRE

www.mesaencoretheatre.com
Mesa Arts Center at 1 East Main Street, Mesa
480-644-6500

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

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
 Based on “Little Orphan Annie”
November 3 - 19, 2017

The Graduate
A Play Adapted by Terry Johnson
Based on the Novel by Charles Webb
And the Motion Picture Screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry
By Special Arrangement with StudioCanal
January 12 - 28, 2018

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

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

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


MET Black Box Shows:

[sic]
by Melissa James Gibson
Directed by Cody Goulder
August 4 - August 20, 2017

The Woman in Black 
adopted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill
Directed by Virginia Olivieri
October 6, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Scrooge in Rouge
by Ricky Graham and Jefferson
Directed by JP Clemente
December 1, 2017 - December 24, 2017

Mad Gravity
by William Missouri Downs
Directed by Eric Schoen
February 2, 2018 - February 18, 2018

A Kid Like Jake
by Daniel Pearle
Directed by Richard Powers Hardt
April 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Van Rockwell
June 8, 2018 - June 24, 2018
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MURDER AND A MEAL DINNER THEATRE

www.murderandameal.com
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

www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org

42323 N Vision Way, Anthem, AZ 85086
(602) 743-9892


Madagascar A Musical Adventure Jr.
Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Original Music and Lyrics by George Noriega & Joel Someillan
August 3 - 5, 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
September 21 - 24, 2017

The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman; Music by Lucy Simon
Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
September 28 - 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 - December 3, 2017

Elf Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the film written by David Berenbaum
December 7 -10, 2017

Once On This Island Jr.
Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Based on "My Love, My Love" by Rosa Guy
February 22 - 25, 2018

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

Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken, Lyics by Howard Ashman & Time Rice
Book By Linda Woolverton
May 3 - 12, 2018

Annie Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
 Based on “Little Orphan Annie”
June 14 - 17, 2018

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NEARLY NAKED THEATRE

www.nearlynakedtheatre.org
100 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ
602-254-2151


TBA
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PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa
PVCC Center for the Performing Arts, 18401 North 32nd Street, Phoenix
602-787-7738


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

Advanced Directing Student Shows
December 8 - 10, 2017

Cave Boys
by Anne Negri
February 1 - 4, 2018

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

Peter and the Starcatcher 
by Rick Elice
Music by Wayne Barker
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
June 22 - July 1, 2018


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PHOENIX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Broadway/Pops concerts

https://phoenixsymphony.org/
Most performances at Symphony Hall, 75 N. 2nd Street, Phoenix
800-776-9080


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

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

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

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

Holiday Pops
December 1 - 3, 2017

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

The Tenors
January 19 - 21, 2018

Music of Harry Potter
February 2 - 3, 2018

West Side Story in Concert
March 2 - 4, 2018

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

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

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

Live From Broadway
May 18 - 20, 2018

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

Music of John Williams
May 25 - 27, 2018

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PHOENIX THEATRE

www.phoenixtheatre.com
100 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix
602-254-2151

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

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask
Book by John Cameron Mitchell
a co-production with A/C Theatre Company
September 20 - October 15, 2017

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

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

Hand to God
by Robert Askins
February 2 - 17, 2018
a co-production with Stray Cat Theatre

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

Million Dollar Quartet
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux
Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins
March 7 - April 8, 2018

Godspell
Book by John Michael Tebelak
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Conceived and Originally Directed by John Michael Tebelak
Based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew
April 18 - May 13, 2018

Little Shop of Horrors
Book by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith
May 16 - June 10, 2018


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PINNACLE CREATIVE ARTS

www.pinnaclecreativearts.com


Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by David Ives and Paul Blake
Based upon the Screenplay by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank
November 30 - December 3, 2017

Rapunzel!
March 9 - 11, 2018

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

Singin' in the Rain
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Songs by Arthur Freed Nacio and Herb Brown
Based on the film by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc.
June 1 - 10, 2018



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QUEEN CREEK PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

22149 E Ocotillo Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142
480.987.7469


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SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org
7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale
480-499-8587


Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey
Oct 21, 2017

David Sedaris
Nov 18, 2017

The Capitol Steps
November 24 - November 25, 2017

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

Late Nite Catechism
January 5 - Mar 23, 2018

Late Nite Catechism III: ’Til Death Do Us Part
January 6 - Mar 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

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SCOTTSDALE DESERT STAGES THEATRE



Actor's Cafe Productions:

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

Barefoot in the Park  
by Neil Simon
August 25 – October 8, 2017

The Dark at the Top of The Stairs 
by William Inge
October 20 – November 19, 2017

Nuncrackers
Book, Music and Lyrics by Dan Goggin
December 1 – December 23, 2017

Verdict
by Agatha Christie
January 19 – March 4, 2018

6 Rms Riv Vu
by Bob Randall
March 16 - April 8, 2018

Plaza Suite
by Neil Simon
April 20 – June 3, 2018

A Murder is Announced
by Agatha Christie
June 15 - July 29, 2018

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

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 – July 29, 2018

On Stage Productions (ages 3-19):

Gerry Cullity’s Cinderella: A Ragtime Musical
August 18 – September 17, 2017

Peter Pan
Based on the Play by Sir J.M. Barrie
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Music by Morris (Moose) Charlap
Additional Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Additional Music by Jule Styne
November 17 – December 23, 2017

13
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Dan Elish & Robert Horn
February 23 – March 25, 2018

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
Based on the Disney film
May 18 – June 17, 2018


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SCOTTSDALE MUSICAL THEATER COMPANY

www.scottsdalemusicaltheater.com
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
Based on Conception of Jerome Robbins
Based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
August 17 - 20, 2017

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
 Based on “Little Orphan Annie”
January 2018

Parade
Book by Alfred Uhry
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Co-Conceived and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
Based on the true story of the trial and lynching of Leo Frank
August 2018

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

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SOUTHWEST SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

www.swshakespeare.org
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 - 30, 2017

Three Musketeers
by Ken Ludwig
October 13 - 28, 2017

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

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

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


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SPACE 55

www.space55.org
636 E. Pierce St
 Phoenix, AZ 85004

Ear
by Ashley Naftule
September 8 – 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 -November 12, 2017

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

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

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

Country Blue Saloon
Book by Duane Daniels; Music and Lyrics by Randy Daniels
March 23 - April 15, 2018

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April 27 - May 20, 2018



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SPOTLIGHT YOUTH THEATRE

www.spotlightyouththeatre.org
10620 N 43rd Ave, Glendale, AZ 85304
602-843-8318

Junie B. Jones the Musical
Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
Based on the book series by Barbara Park
September 1 - 17, 2017

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

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

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
January 12 - 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
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Patricia Cotter
Based on the Disney film and the story, "Fa Mulan" by Robert D. San Souci
March 2 - 18 2018

Romeo & Juliet
by William Shakespeare
April 13 - April 22, 2018

Jesus Christ Superstar
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
May 25 - June 10, 2018
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STAGE LEFT PRODUCTIONS

www.stageleftaz.com
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 - 30. 2017

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

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

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STARLIGHT COMMUNITY THEATER

www.starlightcommunitytheater.com
1611 W Whispering Wind Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85085
623 252-6815


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

Disney’s Aladdin JR
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman &Time Rice, Bookadapted & Additional Lyrics by Jim Luigs, Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle, Based on the Screenplay by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott, and Terry Rossio
September 8 - September 23, 2017

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

Totally Red!
by Dinah Toups
November 3 & November 4, 2017

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

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

Legally Blonde The Musical
Book by Heather Hach, Music & Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe & Neil Benjamin
January 26 - February 4, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum
Book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
March 2 - March 11, 2018

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

How To Eat Like A Child
Book by Delia Ephron, John Forster, & Judith Kahan, Music & Lyrics by John Forster
April 21 - April 22, 2018

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

Company
Book by George Furth, Music & Lyrics By Stephen Sondheim
July 20 - July 29, 2018


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STRAY CAT THEATRE

www.straycattheatre.org
performances at the Tempe Center for the Arts
480-227-1766

 Kiss
By Guillermo Calderon
September 15 – 30, 2017

 Mercury
By Steve Yockey
November 24 – December 9, 2017

 Hand to God
by Robert Askins
February 2 - 25, 2018
at Phoenix Theatre’s Hormel Theatre
a co-production with Phoenix Theatre

 Gidion’s Knot
by Johnna Adams
March 9 - 24, 2018

 Silence! The Musical
Book by Hunter Bell
Music and Lyrics by Jon & Al Kaplan
May 4 – May 19, 2018

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STUDIO 3 / LIMELIGHT PERFORMING ARTS

www.studio3arts.com
511 W Guadalupe Rd, Suite 12, Gilbert, AZ 85233
480.545.1492

Tarzan
August 11 - August 19, 2017

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THEATER WORKS

www.theaterworks.org
8355 West Peoria Avenue, Peoria
623-815-7930

Gypsy
Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Arthur Laurents
September 8 - 24, 2017

Frankenstein
by Victor Gialanella
October 13 - 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

Youth Works Productions

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
July 14 - 30, 2017

The Little Prince
by Rick Cummins and Joh Scoullar
September 22 - October 8, 2017

Annie, Jr.
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
 Based on “Little Orphan Annie”
November 10 - November 19, 2017

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

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Tim Rice
May 4 - 20, 2018

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THEATRE ARTISTS STUDIO

www.thestudiophx.org
4848 E. Cactus Road, Suite 406, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254
 (602) 765-0120


The Cemetery Club
by Ivan Menchell
August 25 – September 17, 2017

Switzerland
by Joanna Murray-Smith
October 13 – November 5, 2017

Father Christmas and The Snow Queen
by Alan Austin
December 1 – December 17, 2017

Trying
by Joanna McClelland Glass
January 12 – February 4, 2018

Red
by John Logan
March 2 – March 25, 2018

I Never Sang for My Father 
by Robert Anderson
April 20 – May 13, 2018

2018 New Summer Shorts
June 7 – June 17, 2018

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VALLEY YOUTH THEATRE

www.vyt.com
525 North First Street, Phoenix
602-253-8188


Shrek
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig
August 11 - 27, 2017

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






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ZAO THEATRE

www.zaotheater.com
550 S. Ironwood, Apache Junction, AZ 85120
480.924.5122

Ragtime
Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow
October 27 - November 11, 2017

Curses Foiled Again
February 8 - 17, 2018

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

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

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