SMTC to Present HECTOR CORIS: OUR OWN KIND OF UNIVERSE, 4/6
(3/27/2015) - One of fastest-growing theater companies in the Valley is kicking off a new Cabaret Series featuring multi-award winning vocalist HECTOR CORIS's new solo show Our Own Kind of Universe. The show will be musical directed by Curtis Moeller with a special appearance by Marina Blue Jarrette. The one-night-only performance will take place on Monday, April 6th at 7:30PM at Tempe Center for the Arts (Studio Theatre), 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281. Tickets are $20. Cocktail table seating will be available.
Arizona Theatre Company Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, Now thru 4/12
(3/26/2015) - Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's poetic masterpiece of jealousy, prejudice and betrayal, takes on a bold new theatricality under the ambitious and creative hand of award-winning director Kirsten Brandt and scenic, lighting and projection designer David Lee Cuthbert from tonight, March 26 through April 12 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe.
Las Vegas Mentalist & Illusionist Simon Winthrop Set for AWEE After Dark, 4/10
(3/24/2015) - Mentalist and illusionist Simon Winthrop, an award-winning magician considered one of the best in the world, will engage, entertain and interact with guests at the 2015 AWEE After Dark, a casual, no-black-tie evening of appetizers, signature cocktails, friends and live and silent auctions on Friday, April 10 from 5:30-10 p.m. at The Clayton on the Park at the Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd in Scottsdale.
BWW Reviews: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB Is A Cliffhanger
(3/23/2015) - Jeffrey Hatcher's Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club is now on stage at Desert Foothills Theatre. Directed by Amy Serafin, the fun of the play is in the twists and turns that engage and captivate the audience until the true culprit is unmasked and the conceit that has driven the crime is revealed.
DOG SEES GOD to Play Phoenix Center for the Arts, 4/3-4
(3/17/2015) - A performance of Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead will take place April 3rd & 4th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Center for the Arts, Third Street Theater. The award winning play is written by Bert Royal and directed by Jesus Alvarez a student at Arizona State University, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. This production of Dog Sees God is Alvarez's senior capstone project, which he intends to grasp the reality of what it takes to produce and direct a play.
BWW Reviews: Mesa Encore Theatre's CAROUSEL Wins The Brass Ring
(3/16/2015) - Mesa Encore Theatre is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL with a delightful and dazzling production, directed by Philip Fazio and Sarah Wolter and featuring standout acting and singing performances by Brenda Jean Foley as Julie Jordan, Joseph Cannon as Billy Bigelow, Alanna Kalbfleisch as Carrie Pepperidge, and Harmon Swartz as Enoch Snow.
BWW Reviews: THE HEIRESS at Theatre Artists Studio
(3/16/2015) - The Heiress, Ruth and Augustus Goetz' award winning 1947 drama based on Henry James' 1880 novel, Washington Square, is in 2015 a tired, tedious, and entirely predictable chestnut. Theatre Artists Studio, which has had its share of theatrical wins this year, has not fared well in resurrecting it to the fiery psychological drama and social critique that the promos have proclaimed it to be.