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Arizona Broadway Theatre and Herberger Theater Center Take MARY POPPINS To Phoenix Children's Hospital Arizona Broadway Theatre and Herberger Theater Center Take MARY POPPINS To Phoenix Children's Hospital
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

???????Cast members from Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) and Herberger Theater Center's (HTC) co-production of Disney's "Mary Poppins" took the show on the road Tuesday, June 19, for a very special performance at Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH). (more...)
Herberger & AZ Broadway Theatres Provide Special Guests With Magical MARY POPPINS Experience Herberger & AZ Broadway Theatres Provide Special Guests With Magical MARY POPPINS Experience
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

The magic of Disney's blockbuster Broadway hit Mary Poppins will come alive for children and families here in the Valley of the Sun as the Herberger Theater Center (HTC) and Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) offer foster children, supported through the generous support of Arizona Builders Alliance, an unforgettable Mary Poppinsexperience. The Herberger Theater has also extended this same magical opportunity to families and children affected by cancer through its partnership with Cancer Support Community Arizona. Approximately 300 children will attend Mary Poppins on Sunday, July 15, at 7:00 pm and will have the opportunity to meet Mary, herself, prior to the show. (more...)
BWW Review: Kids Rock SCHOOL OF ROCK! BWW Review: Kids Rock SCHOOL OF ROCK!
by Herbert Paine on June 20, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Rocking performances by super kids and Rob Colletti make the National Tour of SCHOOL OF ROCK a riproaring good time. Now at ASU Gammage through June 24th. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix Metro - Week of 6/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix Metro - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW on June 20, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Phoenix Metro (more...)
Davisson Entertainment Announces Launch of New Venture BLK BOX PHX Davisson Entertainment Announces Launch of New Venture BLK BOX PHX
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

To kick off the start of their first season, Davisson Entertainment's BLK BOX PHX is excited to present 'Stripped Cabaret: Un-Censored, Un-Hinged, Un-Derwear', an original benefit concert hosted and directed by Valley favorite, Seth Tucker, with performances by Matravius Avent, Brandi Bigley, Jacqueline Castillo, Cassie Chilton, Trisha Ditsworth, Lynzee Foreman, Adrienne Goglia, Joey J. Grado , Barbara McBain, Brant Michaels, Sarah Pansing, Cassie Chilton, Toby Yatso and many other surprise guests! Raise a glass and enjoy tunes from a host of musicals, including numbers from Kinky Boots, Bo Burnham, Book of Mormon, Spamalot, Spamilton and other Spam-like musicals. Enjoy this escape from the stresses of the day, as we poke fun, in our undies, at Broadway, pop music and tacky gimmicks! Produced by Davisson Entertainment and Seth Tucker, Music Directed by Kurtis W. Overby. (more...)
BWW Review: Theatre Artists Studio Wraps Up Its Season With Well-Tailored NEW SUMMER SHORTS BWW Review: Theatre Artists Studio Wraps Up Its Season With Well-Tailored NEW SUMMER SHORTS
by Herbert Paine on June 19, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Thirteen years into their NEW SUMMER SHORTS, the members of Theatre Artist Studio remain in top form, reaching into their collective pockets for story lines that play on our fancies and foibles. This year's collection of eight ten-minute plays rises to the level of the proverbial cherry on top of the sundae. It's dessert time for a Season that has feasted its audiences with some pretty fine productions. Running through June 24th. (more...)
Sticker Art Exhibition Explores Gender Roles Sticker Art Exhibition Explores Gender Roles
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Sticker Traps, Malena Barnhart's new exhibition in the Gallery @ Appaloosa Library explores gender roles through common "mass culture residue." (more...)
The Bridge Initiative to Host the Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS By Lauren Gunderson The Bridge Initiative to Host the Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre, advocates for gender equity across theatrical disciplines, confirms the Southwest premiere of The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson, the most-produced living playwright in America, second only to Shakespeare. This will be their inaugural full production run and is an important landmark in their residency with co-producer Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA). (more...)
Local Dance Company Brings Awareness to World Wide Disease: Donates Proceeds to National Brain Tumor Society with Encore Performance Local Dance Company Brings Awareness to World Wide Disease: Donates Proceeds to National Brain Tumor Society with Encore Performance
by BWW News Desk on June 17, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

CaZo Dance Company and Artistic Director Bridgette Borzillo are pleased to announce their new full-length dance production, Tough As Nails, an emotionally inspiring story based on the lives of Borzillo's cousins, Phil and Stacy Bacigalupi. (more...)
Childsplay Announces 'Radiant' 2018-2019 Season Childsplay Announces 'Radiant' 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

From favorite storybook adaptations like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Charlotte's Web to original plays like And in this Corner… Cassius Clay and The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus (Tempe, Ariz.) Childsplay Theatre announces its 42nd season of theatre that includes five plays at its new home: The Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix. (more...)
Space 55 Presents THE POWER OF PUNCTUATION By Natalie Margolin Space 55 Presents THE POWER OF PUNCTUATION By Natalie Margolin
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Space 55, the champion of Phoenix's alternative theatre scene for 12 years, is kicking off the summer with a new play about friendship, sex, and commas - 'The Power of Punctuation' by Natalie Margolin, directed by Louis Farber. Receiving its Off Broadway premiere in 2016, New York Times' reviewer Laura Collins-Hughes described Margolin's work as a 'smart, well-acted play, clever at delineating competing demands: the emotional intimacy of friendship and the privacy required to develop, or even dream of, attachments elsewhere... It's a surprisingly incisive take on a time of life when newfound sexual freedom and large quantities of alcohol can wreak havoc on your ability to judge what matters most.' (more...)
Arizona Broadway Theatre Catches International Con Man Arizona Broadway Theatre Catches International Con Man
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Arizona Broadway Theatre presents the regional premiere of Catch Me If You Can July 13 - August 14. Immortalized in both the page-turning autobiography and the hit movie starring Leonardo di Caprio and Tom Hanks, Catch Me If You Can is the high-flying musical comedy that tells the true story of con man Frank Abagnale, Jr. - a brazen young man who fooled some of the best security in the world. This delightfully entertaining show is packed full of 1960s Pan Am glamour with a book by Tony Award-winning American playwright Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime). Catch Me If You Can will have you examining the doctor's license on the wall a little more closely! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on June 15, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Playhouse On the Square to Present Winning Play of the 2016 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting Competition Playhouse On the Square to Present Winning Play of the 2016 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting Competition
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Friends of Facing History and Ourselves, Sedgwick, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff is proud to present the World Premier winner of the 2016 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting competition.  This is the final installation of the POTS@TheWorks series for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)
ANNIE Opens This Friday At Herberger ANNIE Opens This Friday At Herberger
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

As the final show of their 29th season, Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) will present the universally beloved Annie, the Musical, from June 15 through July 1, at the Herberger Theater Center. (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Want to join the BroadwayWorld.com team for a great, full-time opportunity? We're seeking an eager and ambitious individual to cooperate with the site's sales and marketing team on a variety of special projects. (more...)
Phoenix Chorale Announces 60th Anniversary Season Phoenix Chorale Announces 60th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Originally founded in 1958, the Grammy-winning Phoenix Chorale announces its milestone 60th Anniversary Season with expanded programming, guest conductors from around the world, and continuing its Search for the next Artistic Director. (more...)
Classic Films Return To Temple Of Music And Art This Month Classic Films Return To Temple Of Music And Art This Month
by BWW News Desk on June 11, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Arizona Theatre Company presents two classic films in June at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Avenue, Tucson. Tickets for all films are $10 and may be purchased online at arizonatheatre.orgor at the door on the night of the film.  All tickets are general admission. (more...)
Fountain Hills Theater Hands Out Prizm Awards Fountain Hills Theater Hands Out Prizm Awards
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Fountain Hills Theater is excited to announce the winners of the 2017-2018 Prizm Awards. Awards were presented at the Annual Fountain Hills Volunteer Appreciation Night, attended by FHT cast, crew, and volunteers. (more...)
Photo Flash: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD KIDS Opens This Weekend Photo Flash: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD KIDS Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Fountain Hills Theater Presents A Year With Rog And Toad Kids. Music By Robert Reale. Book And Lyrics By Willie Reale. Based On The Books By Arnold Lobel (more...)
AVENUE Q Comes to Phoenix Theatre AVENUE Q Comes to Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

There's more fuzz to love when our badly-behaved puppet friends return! (more...)
New Shows Coming Soon To Great AZ Puppet Theater New Shows Coming Soon To Great AZ Puppet Theater
by BWW News Desk on June 06, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

'JACK AND THE BEANSTALK': A funny version of the traditional tale about a brave little boy, a wicked (but not-so-bright) giant, and, of course, an overgrown beanstalk. (more...)
Painter Amiel Weisfogel Joins Goldenstein Gallery Painter Amiel Weisfogel Joins Goldenstein Gallery
by BWW News Desk on June 06, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Goldenstein Gallery is delighted to welcome oil painter Amiel Weisfogel to their gallery of artists! Acclaimed for his evocative work, his paintings have been featured in numerous shows and galleries nationally including Santa Fe and the National Academy of Fine Arts in New York City. (more...)
Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Flies Into Arizona Broadway Theatre Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Flies Into Arizona Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 04, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

ABT's 100th Mainstage Production - Mary Poppins flies onto the ABT and Herberger Theater Center stages in the summer of 2018! Magically appearing just when she's needed most, Mary leads the Banks household on zany adventures with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an assortment of astonishing characters. With infectious music by Disney's legendary Sherman brothers (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Aristocats), "Anything Can Happen" in the world of Mary Poppins. Get ready for something "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!" (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 3
by Audition Roundup on June 03, 2018 in Phoenix Metro

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 3, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)