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‘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...

Women’s Resiliency: Phoenix Theatre’s production of ‘Steel Magnolias’ highlights strength, resiliency

By Laura Latzko | August 5, 2021 In these times, leaning on one another and having a sense of humor has been even more important. Robert Harling’s play “Steel Magnolias” highlights these themes through six...

Perfectly Marvelous: Pat McMahon inspires ‘Cabaret’s’ David Kelly

By Bridgette Redman When “Cabaret” comes to Phoenix on January 4, the cast will include a member of a deeply rooted Arizona theater family. The show features David Kelly as Herr Schultz, an elderly fruit-shop owner...

‘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...

Desert Foothills Theater promotes innovation, integrity and diversity

From Humble Beginnings By Laura Stoddard At the intersection of Cave Creek and Scottsdale roads 43 years ago, there was one thing: dirt. Cave Creek was just a small, close-knit community, slowly unfurling its petals at...

Taking Its Shot: Patrons will be ‘satisfied’ with ‘Hamilton’

By Annika Tomlin | September 3, 2021 Guests can be “in the room where it happens” as the long-awaited ASU Gammage 2021-2022 Broadway Series kicks off with “Hamilton” running from Wednesday, September 8, to Sunday,...

Hot ‘Summer’: Disco Queen’s story shines on the ASU Gammage stage

By Bridgette Redman As a student at a performing arts high school, Dan’yelle Williamson was told she’d never make it as an artist. It was too hard to make a living that way.  “I finally said...

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...

‘The Royale’: Boxing play’s cast and crew wind up for a knock-out

By Bridgette Redman Boxing is a sport filled with great drama and a rich history of stories, lending themselves to books, movies and plays. This is especially true when it comes to our nation’s race...

Love Letter to Creativity: East Valley Children’s Theatre marks 25 years

By Srianthi Perera | September 8, 2021 A 25-year-long love letter to creating, performing, growing and making friends that have become family. That’s how C. Lynn Johnson describes East Valley Children’s Theatre. The Gilbert woman’s talents run the...

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