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BWW Review: Appleford On PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Photo BWW Review: Appleford On PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
by Herbert Paine - Jul 24, 2021

Welcoming guest contributor David Appleford to review The Phoenix Theatre Company's production of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES. Runs through August 23rd.

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is Now Playing at The Phoenix Theatre Company Photo PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is Now Playing at The Phoenix Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021

The cast for Pump Boys and Dinettes at The Phoenix Theatre Company includes Nick Moulton as Jackson, Cassie Chilton as Rhetta Cupp, Emily Mulligan-Ferry as Prudie Cupp, Cody Craven as Jim, Alex Crossland as Eddie and Alan Plado as L.M.

BWW Review: MY WAY at The Phoenix Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: MY WAY at The Phoenix Theatre Company
by Herbert Paine - Apr 21, 2021

The Phoenix Theatre Company's production of MY WAY is music in the key of Sinatra ~ a show filled with vitality and class that flies one to the moon! Featuring commanding performances by Trisha Ditsworth, Matravius Avent, James Gish, and Jessie Jo Pauley. Runs through May 23rd.

The Phoenix Theatre Company Presents MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Photo The Phoenix Theatre Company Presents MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

The Phoenix Theatre Company is concluding its series of socially-distanced outdoor shows with a swoon-worthy tribute to musical great Frank Sinatra. My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra features the story and music of the first great popstar.

Arizona Theatre Company Will Present CABARET Photo Arizona Theatre Company Will Present CABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) will bring the timeless ‚Äúmasterpiece of musical theatre‚ÄĚ (Chicago Tribune), Cabaret and its powerful political wallop to the Temple of Music & Art from Nov. 30-Dec. 29 and the Herberger Theater Center from Jan. 4-26.

BWW Interview: D. Scott Withers, Phillip Fazio & Seth Tucker of PARADE at Arizona Reg Photo BWW Interview: D. Scott Withers, Phillip Fazio & Seth Tucker of PARADE at Arizona Regional Theatre
by Seth Tucker - Aug 9, 2019

They discuss a?oeParadea?? by Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown now playing at Arizona Regional Theatre until August 18th (www.ArizonaRegionalTheatre.org). They also talk about their connection to one another and the show, as well as Arizona Equity Coalition.

BWW Review: Arizona Regional Theatre Presents PARADE Photo BWW Review: Arizona Regional Theatre Presents PARADE
by Herbert Paine - Aug 6, 2019

Arizona Regional Theatre presents PARADE, directed by Phillip Fazio and featuring Seth Tucker as Leo Frank. Jason Robert Brown's music and lyrics and Alfred Uhry's book deliver a play of consequence and conscience. Directed by Phillip Fazio and featuring Seth Tucker as Leo Frank. The musical runs thru August 18th in the 3rd Street Theater at the Phoenix Center for the Arts.

BWW Review: Phoenix Theatre Presents Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY Photo BWW Review: Phoenix Theatre Presents Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by Herbert Paine - Jan 28, 2018

Neither Douglas Clarke's lavish set nor Marie Quinn's Broadway-bright lights, neither Connie Furr Soloman's classy and colorful costume design nor a cast comprised of some of the Valley's thespian luminaries can save Terrence McNally's snarky snipe at Broadway, IT'S ONLY A PLAY, from its weak legs ~ currently Phoenix Theatre's featured production, running through February 11th.

Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre! Photo Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny!

Phoenix Theatre Announces Lineup for FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN THEATRE Photo Phoenix Theatre Announces Lineup for FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN THEATRE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2018

Phoenix Theatre is a leading professional regional theatre company, recog nized locally and nationally for artistic excellence and the development of original work. The Festival provides opportunities for playwrights, composers, and lyricists to showcase their original works in their Pre Pre - Broadway or Pre Pre - Off Broadway stage of development.

Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre! Photo Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny!

Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre! Photo Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny!

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Wins Best M Photo Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Wins Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards!

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY at the Phoenix Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY at the Phoenix Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny!

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Just One Week Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; TARZAN Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; TARZAN Leads Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Phoenix Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Leads  Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Phoenix Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Phoenix Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Leads  Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards; Phoenix Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Leads as Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

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