Arizona Cardinals Player, Rob Nkemdiche, To Make Cameo Appearance In Theater Production Of SWEENEY TODD

Arizona Cardinals Player, Rob Nkemdiche, To Make Cameo Appearance In Theater Production Of SWEENEY TODDThe Herberger Theater Center (HTC) and Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) - a Resident Company at the Herberger Theater Center - continue their successful co-presenting partnership with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

The performance on Thursday, September 13 will feature a special guest who will make his cameo appearance in Sweeney Todd. Rob Nkemdiche, defensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals, will get into full costume and makeup for the haunting show.

"Robert Nkemdiche is a special player on the field but not many people know he is also a talented musician and performer," said Mark Mettes, President & CEO of the Herberger Theater. "We could not be more excited to combine the audiences of Arizona sports and theater for such an amazing production."

For a special offer, Cardinals fans can use CARDS15 for 15% off orchestra tickets or CARDS50 for 50% off tickets in the balcony for the September 13 show only. Some restrictions may apply.

The "Broadway at the Herberger" series continues in 2019 with An American in Paris* (March 8-24, 2019) and The Addams Family* (July 12-28, 2019). For more information about these and other upcoming productions presented at the Herberger Theater Center, visit or call 602-252-8497.

*Show transfers to Herberger Theater Center following four-week runs at Arizona Broadway Theatre, located at 7701 W Paradise Ln., Peoria, AZ.

The Herberger Theater Center is a 501(c)(3) Arizona non-profit organization that supports and fosters growth of the arts in Phoenix as the premier performance venue, arts incubator and advocate. Opened in 1989 and fully renovated in 2010, the Herberger Theater offers three theater venues, art gallery, plaza and rentable event space for a variety of community uses. The Herberger Theater hosts a diverse range of dramatic, dance and musical performances; is home to local theater and dance companies; its gallery provides a venue for Arizona artists to present their works; and a plaza that hosts civic and arts events. Proceeds from annual fundraising benefits its Youth Outreach Programs, designed to give Arizona children (ages 3-19) opportunities to excel, learn and heal through experience with the arts. Over the last 28 years, 4.2 million patrons have enjoyed more than 15,000 performances at the Herberger Theater.

About Arizona Broadway Theatre

Known for its brand of quality and skillfully produced Musical Theatre productions, Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) is the largest producer of LIVE theatrical entertainment in the Valley of the Sun. This new partnership between ABT and Herberger Theater Center (HTC) combines the talents and expertise of Arizona's leading producer of Musical Theatre and Phoenix's premiere presenting arts venue together to bring Broadway-way style entertainment to Central Phoenix and the East Valley. ABT was named a Resident Company at the Herberger Theater Center in 2017 and will continue to produce its award-winning brand of entertainment at its main campus in Peoria. For more information about ABT, please visit ABT Performing Arts Association, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization.

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