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A ‘Life Skill’ to Learn: Desert Foothills plans musical theater camp

By Bridgette M. Redman | June 4, 2021 Sandi Carll has done summer theater camps before. Now, in a new role as Desert Foothills Theater’s education director, she’s planning to bring the best of what...

‘Curiouser and Curiouser’: Theater Works offers dark journey into Wonderland

By Bridgette M. Redman | May 14, 2021 For some theater companies, the pandemic opened doors to long-considered innovative productions. For Theater Works, that meant a journey into the wild world of immersive theater that...

The Music of the Night: Theater company strikes gold with cabaret revues

By Kristine Cannon | May 6, 2021 Life is a cabaret. At least, it has been for the small cast of Scottsdale Musical Theater Company’s (SMTC) cabaret-style series, which has taken place every Saturday evening at...

Nothin’ Stupid: Get a kick out of this Frank Sinatra tribute

By Laura Latzko | April 5, 2021 Frank Sinatra had a special way of captivating audiences with songs like “Fly Me to the Moon,” “New York, New York,” “I Get A Kick Out of You”...

Magical Moments: Disney’s ‘Aladdin Kids’ coming to Anthem

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 22, 2021 The Musical Theatre of Anthem will stage Disney’s “Aladdin Kids,” based on the iconic animated film, from Thursday, March 25, to Sunday, March 28. “Aladdin Kids” features an Academy...

Cashing In: Phoenix Theatre tells The Man in Black’s story

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 5, 2021 Johnny Cash’s story will be told using 38 of The Man in Black’s songs during the Phoenix Theatre Company’s musical “Ring of Fire.” The musical, which runs March 10...

‘Walkin’ the Line’: Singer-actor pays tribute to Johnny Cash

By Bridgette M. Redman | January 22, 2021 Nine years ago, Scott Moreau took his years of experience performing as Johnny Cash and created a show for Arizona music lovers that has since traveled the...

‘A Happy Medium’: Phoenix Theatre Company resumes productions on outdoor stage

By Connor Dziawura When the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year, the Phoenix Theatre Company found itself in a tricky place. It was in the midst of a production of “Sondheim on Sondheim” and was...

‘The Nutcracker’: Southwest Ballet Theatre to host auditions

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Southwest Ballet Theatre will host open auditions for its sixth annual production of “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Oct. 3. Two outdoor performances are slated for Dec. 12 at King of Kings Church in Goodyear. “One...

A Whole New World: The National Comedy Theatre adapts to the pandemic with online...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The National Comedy Theatre, Downtown Mesa’s home for improv and sketch comedy, has fallen on hard times, due to the coronavirus crisis. Unable to host classes or secure a loan, the organization...

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