2018-2019 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 Regional Theatre /  Arizona Theatre Company   /  
ASU Music Theatre and Opera  / ASU Theatre /   ASU Gammage   / B3 Productions /   Black Theatre Troupe  / BLK BOX PHX   /   Brelby Theatre Company   /   Broadway at the Orpheum TheatreChildsplay   /   Christian Youth Theatre /   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 /  Laughing Pig Theatre /  Mesa Community College    /    Mesa Encore Theatre    /  Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre /  Musical Theatre of Anthem  / Nearly Naked Theatre  / Now & Then Creative Company /  Paradise Valley Community College  Phoenix Symphony Orchestra   /   Phoenix Theatre    /   Pinnacle 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 /  TheaterWorks   /  Valley Youth Theatre   /   Zao Theatre

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

The Wild Party
Book, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
September 8-23, 2018


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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

Monty Python’s Spamalot: School Edition
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 26 - August 4, 2018

Jekyll & Hyde
October 18-November 3, 2018

TBA
TBA

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ARIZONA BROADWAY THEATRE

azbroadway.org
7701 West Paradise Lane, Peoria, Arizona 85382
623-776-8400

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

Mary Poppins
at the Herberger Theater Center 
July 6, 2018 – July 22, 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

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

Titanic
Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Book by Peter Stone
October 12 - November 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

The Addams Family
Book by Marshall Brickman
Book by Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based upon The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams
June 7 - July 6, 2019

Sister Act
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner
Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane
Based on the movie written by Joseph Howard
July 26 - Aug 24, 2019

Xanadu
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Bases on the 1980 film
SEPT 6 - 29, 2019

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ARIZONA REGIONAL THEATRE

www.arizonaregionaltheatre.org
performances take place at Third Street Theatre at the Phoenix Center for the Arts
602-698-8668


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

Next to Normal
Music by Tom Kitt; Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
February 15 - February 24

As Bees in Honey Drown
by Douglas Carter Beane
April 05 - April 14

Little Shop of Horrors
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman; Music by Alan Menken
Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith
​June 21 - June 30

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ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY

www.arizonatheatre.org
Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, Phoenix

602-256-6995


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

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

The Music Man
Music and Lyrics by Meredith Wilson
Book by Meredith Wilson and Franklin Lacey
January 05 - January 27, 2019

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

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

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


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ASU MUSIC THEATRE & OPERA 

http://music.asu.edu/events/lot
all performances at Evelyn Smith Music Theatre unless otherwise noted
50 Gammage Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

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

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


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


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


Musical Theatre Holiday Cabaret
November 26, 2018
Phoenix Theatre


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


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

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

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

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

Opera Scenes
April 27, 2019


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ASU SCHOOL OF FILM, THEATRE AND DANCE

https://filmdancetheatre.asu.edu/
480.965.6447


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

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

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

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

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

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

SpringDanceFest
April 12-14, 2019

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ASU/GAMMAGE

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

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


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


Dear Evan Hansen
Book by Steven Levenson; Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
November 27–December 2, 2018


Hello Dolly!
Book by Michael Stewart; Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on the play 'The Matchmaker' by Thornton Wilder
January 8-13, 2019


Aladdin
Book by Chad Beguelin; Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based on the Disney film written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio
Jan. 31- Feb. 17, 2019


The Play that Goes Wrong
Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields; Original Music by Rob Falconer
March 19-24, 2019


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


Rent
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
May 28–June 2, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Book by David Greig; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Based on the novel by Roald Dahl
Songs from the Motion Picture by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
June 11-16, 2019


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

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B3 PRODUCTIONS

www.thesicsense.com/b3-productions
performances at The Sic Sense Theatre, 1902-9 E. McDowell Rd.
(773) 733-9427



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BLACK THEATRE TROUPE

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

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

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

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

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

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

Simply Simone  
by Robert Neblett and David Grapes II
Musical Arrangements by Vince di Mura
April 12-28, 2019

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BLK BOX PHX

www.blkboxphx.com
performances at Phoenix Theatre’s Judith Hardes Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix
602-734-5734

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

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

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

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BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY

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

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 

TBA
TBA
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The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre 

www.bridgeinit.org

The Revolutionists
by Lauren Gunderson
December 7-23
Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado, Tempe, AZ 85281

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BROADWAY AT THE ORPHEUM THEATREA

www.theaterleague.com/phoenix/
203 W Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003
602.262.6225


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CHILDSPLAY

www.childsplayaz.org
The Herberger Theater Center, 222 East Monroe Street, Phoenix
480-921-5700


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

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

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

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

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

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

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CHRISTIAN YOUTH THEATRE

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


Disney Alice in Wonderland, JR.
Book adapted and additional lyrics by  David Simpatico
Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Music and Lyrics by  Bryan Louiselle
Based on the 1951 Disney film
October 25-28, 2018

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz
February 1-10, 2019


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

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DESERT FOOTHILLS THEATER

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


Disney's High School Musical
Book by David Simpatico
Songs by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil; Ray Cham, Greg Cham and Andrew Seeley; Randy Petersen and Kevin Quinn; Andy Dodd and Adam Watts; Bryan Louiselle; David N. Lawrence and Faye Greenberg; Jamie Houston
Music Adapted, Arranged and Produced by Bryan Louiselle
Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by Peter Barsocchini
September 22-30, 2018


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

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


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

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

Seussical, JR.
Music by Stephen Flaherty     Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty
Co-Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
Music Supervised, Adapted and Produced by Bryan Louiselle
May 10-19, 2019


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DON BLUTH FRONT ROW THEATRE

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

Star Spangled Girl
June 21 -July 21, 2018

Seussical, JR the Musical
July 26 - August 4, 2018

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

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

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



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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


Seussical, Jr.
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle, Based on the Works of Dr. Seuss
Music Supervised, Adapted and Produced by Bryan Louiselle
September 27-October 7, 2018

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

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

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

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FOUNTAIN HILLS THEATER

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

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

Jesus Christ Superstar
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
August 31 – September 16, 2018

Steel Magnolias
by Robert Harling
October 12 – 28, 2018

The Rat Pack Lounge
Written by James Hindman and Ray Roderick, Musical arrangements by John Glaudini
November 2 – 18, 2018

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

An Act of God
By David Javerbaum
January 4 – 20, 2019

The Producers
Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
January 25 – February 10, 2019

The Foreigner
by Larry Shue
March 8 – 24, 2019

Pippin
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
April 19 – May 5, 2019

Disenchanted
Book, Music and Lyrics by Dennis T. Giacino
May 10 – 26, 2019


Fountain Hills Youth Theater Productions:


Narnia
Book by Jules Tasca, Music by Thomas Tierney, Lyrics by Ted Drachman
September 21 – October 7, 2018

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Music and Lyrics by William Finn; Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman; Additional Material by Jay Reiss
February 15 – March 3, 2019

James and the Giant Peach
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book by Roald Dahl
March 29 – April 14, 2019

Pinkalicious
Book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann
Music by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann
Based on the book "Pinkalicious" by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann
May 31 – June 16, 2019

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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

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

GREASEPAINT YOUTHEATRE

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

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

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

School of Rock
Based on the Paramount movie by Mike White; Book by Julian Fellowes
Lyrics by Glenn Slater; New Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
October 26 - November 4, 2018

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
December 7 - 16, 2018

Urinetown
Book by Greg Kotis, Music by Mark Hollmann,  Lyrics by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis
February 15 - 24, 2019

Disney's Newsies
Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
May 3 - 12, 2019
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HALE CENTRE THEATRE

www.haletheatrearizona.com
50 W. Page Ave, Gilbert
480-497-1181




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iTHEATRE COLLABORATIVE

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

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

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

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

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

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LAUGHING PIG THEATRE

Mesa Arts Center Acting Studio, 1 E Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201

Survival Skills
a two-woman show
June 29 and 30, 2018 at 7:30pm
July 1st, 2018  at 2:00pm

Monologue Cafe: Walls
July 27 and 28th, 2018 at 7:30pm

Reasons to be Pretty
September 28 and 29, 2018 at 7:30pm
September 30, 2018 at 2:00pm

Shakespearian New Work Festival
(to submit, visit the Laughing Pig website)
December 7 and 8, 2018 at 7:30pm
 December 9, 2018 at 2:00pm

TBA  
(to submit, visit the Laughing Pig website)
March 22 and 23, 2019 at 7:30pm     
March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

New Work Production
June 21 and 22, 2019 at 7:30pm
June 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

Pay-What-You-Can-Workshop EVERY second Friday at 7:30pm

FREE Open Improv Jam (all experience levels welcome) EVERY Wednesday* at 7:30pm

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LIMELIGHT PERFORMING ARTS

www.limelightyouththeater.org
511 W Guadalupe Rd, Suite 12, Gilbert, AZ 85233
480.545.1492


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

Chicago: High School Edition
Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
October 26-November 4

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MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE PAC

www.mesacc.edu/arts/
MCC Southern & Dobson Campus, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa
480-461-7172


All Shook Up
Book by Joe DiPietro
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
July 20-July 28, 2018

First Date
Written by Austin Winsberg, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
September 20-22, 2018

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

Seussical
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty , Music by Stephen Flaherty , Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens , Co-Conceived by Eric Idle , Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
March 29- April 6, 2019

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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


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


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


Top Girls
by Caryl Churchill
March 1- 9, 2019


Noises Off 
by Michael Frayn
April 19-27, 2019

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MESA ENCORE THEATRE

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

Legally Blonde, the Musical
Book by Heather Hach; Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
September 7-23, 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
November 2-18, 2018

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

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

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

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


MET Black Box Shows:

Lone Star/Laundry and Bourbon 
By James McLure
August 10-26, 2018

Real Women Have Curses
By Josefina Lopez
October 5-21, 2018

Scrooge in Rouge
By Ricky Graham and Jefferson Turner
December 14-30, 2018

The Lion in Winter
By James Goldman
February 1-17, 2019

Boy Gets Girl
By Rebecca Gilman
April 26-May 12, 2019

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

Footloose
Music by Tom Snow, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Based on the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman
July 20 - 22, 2018

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

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

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

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
December 6-9, 2018

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

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

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

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

Freckleface Strawberry
Music and Lyrics by Gary Kupper
Book by Gary Kupper and Rose Caiola
Based on the Books written by Julianne Moore and Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Conceived for the Stage by Rose Caiola
July 20-22, 2019


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NEARLY NAKED THEATRE

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

Harlowe
by Jennifer Lane
September 7-22, 2018

TBA
November 2-17, 2018

TBA
March 8-23, 2019

TBA
June 7-22, 2019

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NOW & THEN CREATIVE COMPANY

www.nowandthencc.com
1700 N. 7th. Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85007
(908) 616-7211


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

24/48 Festival
August 8, 2018

Rhinoceros
by Eugene Ionesco
November 2-18, 2018

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

Antigone
by Sophocles
May 3-19, 2019


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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

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

TBA
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PHOENIX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Broadway/Pops concerts


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


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


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


The Second City Guide to the Symphony
SYMPHONY HALL
November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm

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

Holiday Pops
SYMPHONY HALL
November 30, 2018- December 2, 2018

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


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


Matthew Morrison’s Broadway
SYMPHONY HALL
February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019


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


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

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

Broadway Celebration
SYMPHONY HALL
May 31, 2019 - June 1, 2019


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PHOENIX THEATRE

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

Avenue Q
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Book by Jeff Whitty
July 25-September 9, 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
September 5-October 14, 2018


Fun Home
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel
October 10-December 2, 2018


Elf: The Musical
November 14-December 30, 2018

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

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


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

Airness
by Chelsea Marcantel
March 6-31, 2019

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


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


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


Million Dollar Quartet
June 12-July 14, 2019



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PINNACLE CREATIVE ARTS

www.pinnaclecreativearts.com


Wonderland High
October/November 2018

Disney Peter Pan, JR.
January 2019

You Can't Take it With You
February 2019

All Shook Up
May/June 2019

Disney Aladdin, JR
May 2019



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QUEEN CREEK PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

22149 E Ocotillo Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142
480.987.7469


TBA
TBA



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SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

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


And the World Goes Round
October 11–27, 2018

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

Jessie Mueller
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as Pianist and Host
November 17, 2018

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

Scottsdale Arts Gala 2018 featuring
Matthew Morrison
December 1, 2018

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

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant
December 10, 2018

Sutton Foster
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as Pianist and Host
December 14, 2018

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

Assisted Living: The Musical
January 10-13, 2019


Audra McDonald
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as Pianist and Host
January 19, 2019

Jeremy Jordan
Featuring Seth Rudetsky as Pianist and Host
February 9, 2019

Wiesenthal
March 14, 2019

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

Lea Salonga
May 17, 2019

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SCOTTSDALE DESERT STAGES THEATRE

www.desertstages.org
4720 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-483-1664

Mainstage Productions:

Disaster!
By Seth Rudetsk and Jack Plotnick
Concept created by Seth Rudetsky and Drew Geraci
Jan 11 - Feb 10, 2019

Oliver!
Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart, based on the novel by Charles Dickens
April 5 - May 5, 2019


Actor's Cafe Productions:

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

Boeing Boeing
by Marc Camoletti, Beverley Cross, Francis Evans
Aug 24 - Oct 5, 2018

The Bad Seed
By Maxwell Anderson, from William March's novel
Oct 19 - Nov 18, 2018

A Christmas Story The Play
By Philip Grecian.
Based on the motion picture written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark;
and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2018

Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks
by Richard Alfieri
Jan 18 - Feb 24, 2019

Death of a Salesman
By Arthur Miller
Mar 15 - April 14, 2019

Broadway Bound
By Neil Simon
April 26 - June 9, 2019

The Dixie Swim Club
By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
June 21 - August 4, 2019

Next Stage Productions (Teen show ages 12-19):

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

Bye Bye Birdie
Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
August 17-September 16, 2018

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman; Additional Material by Jay Reiss
Music and Lyrics by William Finn; Book by Rachel Sheinkin
January 12-February 3, 2019

Legally Blonde, the Musical
Book by Heather Hach; Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
May 17-June 16, 2019

All Shook Up
Book by Joe DiPietro
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
June 28-July 28, 2019


On Stage Productions (ages 3-19):

The Butterfly's Day
By Gerry Cullity
October 13-November 28, 2018

Mary Poppins, JR.
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
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film
November 16-December 23, 2018

Gerry Cullity's Alice in Wonderland
By Gerry Cullity
May 25-June 9, 2019


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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

42nd Street
Music by Harry Warren, Lyrics by Al Dubin, Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble
Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes

July 6 - 15, 2018

A Christmas Carol
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens,
Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens. Based on Charles Dickens' novel.
December 6 - 23, 2018

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

TBA
TBA

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SOUTHWEST SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

www.swshakespeare.org
Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main Street, Mesa
602-535-1202

Pericles: Prince of Tyre
by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins
October 26 - November 10, 2018

Frankenstein
adapted from Mary Shelly's novel by Quinn  Mattfeld
October 26 - November 10, 2018

The Taming of the Shrew
by William Shakespeare
February 22 - March 9, 2019

As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
February 22 - March 9, 2019

Death of Kings: Seize the Crown
adapted from William Shakespeare's history plays by Irwin Appel
March 2019
at Taliesin West

Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s All Female Othello
by William Shakespeare
April 2019
at Taliesin West
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SPACE 55

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

Playing Games
by Brian Maticic 
August 4-19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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SPOTLIGHT YOUTH THEATRE

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


Into the Woods, Jr
Book by James Lapine
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
August 31-September 16, 2018

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
October 19-November 4, 2018

performed in repertory with

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
By Bert V. Royal
October 20-November 4, 2018

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

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Book by Alex Timbers
Music & Lyrics by Michael Friedman
January 11-27, 2019

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

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

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

Little Shop of Horrors
Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
May 31-June 16, 2019

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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
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STARLIGHT COMMUNITY THEATER

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

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

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

A Murder Is Announced
 By Agatha Christie & Leslie Darbon
October 12 - 28, 2018

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

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

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

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
February 22 - March 10, 2019

Farce Of Nature
Book by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, & Jamie Wooten.
March 29 - April 7, 2019

Children's Letters To God
By Stuart Hample, David Evans, & Douglas Cohen.
April 12 & 13, 2019

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

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



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STRAY CAT THEATRE

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

 The Antipodes
By Annie Baker
September 7–22, 2018

 The Cake
By Bekah Brunstetter
November 9–24, 2018

 Two Mile Hollow
By Leah Nanoko Winkler
January 18–February 2, 2019

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

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THEATER WORKS

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Marvelous Wonderettes
Book by Roger Bean, Music and Lyrics by various artists
March 29 – April 14, 2019

YouthWorks

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

Elf, JR.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Bequelin
November 9-18, 2018

Robin Hood
January 11-27, 2019

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Book by Linda Woolverton,
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
May 3-19, 2019



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THEATRE ARTISTS STUDIO


2019 New Summer Shorts
June 13 – 23, 2019

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VALLEY YOUTH THEATRE


Disney's Newsies
Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
performances at the Herberger Theater Center
August 10-26, 2018

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

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail
Book, Music & Lyrics by James W. Rodgers. Inspired by A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh
November 30–December 23, 2018

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

Tuck Everlasting 
Based on the novel by Natalie Babbitt; adapted by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle,
Music and Lyrics by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen
April 5-19, 2019

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

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ZAO THEATRE

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

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