Theater

Classical Arts | 2016-2017

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By Richard Schultz, October 2016 Issue. Arizona Opera | azopera.org The Copper Queen Sept. 25 This workshop performance tells the gripping story of a haunting in the [...]

By The Genre | 2016-2017

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By Richard Schultz, October 2016 Issue. Comedy Lost in Yonkers | ASU Lyric Opera Theatre Oct. 7-Nov. 13 This memory play by Neil Simon is set in a Yonkers in 1942. Bella, a [...]

Liberace!

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By Richard Schultz, October 2016 Issue. To tackle the monumental theatrical role of Liberace, which attempts to explore the performer’s internal conflict between his public [...]

Opening Nights | September 2016

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By Richard Schultz, September 2016 Issue. Footloose Sept. 9-25 One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the stage. When Ren, (played by Nathan [...]

Cabaret

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By Richard Schultz, September 2016 Issue. Randy Harrison as the Emcee in the National Tour of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Cabaret. Photo by Joan Marcus. Of course, [...]

In The Heights

August 18, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Richard Schultz, September 2016 Issue. With In The Heights as its 2016-2017 season opened, Phoenix Theatre has proven once again that it’s mastered the art of timing. [...]

Opening Nights | August 2016

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By Richard Schultz, August 2016 Issue. Prescott Summer Repertory Through Aug. 14 Photo courtesy of facebook.com/prescottcenterforthearts. Escape the Valley heat and take a [...]

American Idiot

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By Richard Schultz, July 2016 Issue. Stray Cat Theatre’s artistic director Ron May is ready to launch a new era for the Valley’s edgiest theatre company. In addition to [...]

Moon Over Buffalo

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By Richard Schultz, July 2016 Issue. Desert Stages Theatre is preparing for its move to a new venue in the Scottsdale Fashion Square, occupying the space that once housed the [...]

Rock of Ages

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By Richard Schultz, June 2016 Issue. Arizona Broadway Theatre, the Valley’s premier dinner theater, takes a break from traditional Broadway fare and delves into the world [...]

Opening Nights | June 2016

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By Richard Schultz, June 2016 Issue. The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord Through May 29 Fans of Jean-Paul Sartre will [...]

When You Wish

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By Richard Schultz, June 2016 Issue. Larry Raben (pictured), the director of the world premiere of When You Wish, The Story of Walt Disney, recognizes the tribulations and [...]

Kiss of the Spider Woman

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By Richard Schultz, June 2016 Issue. David Hock, executive producer of the Scottsdale Musical Theater Company, loves a challenge. He must because his company continues to [...]

Blue Galaxy

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By Richard Schultz, May 2016 Issue. Space 55, one of the Valley’s edgiest theater companies, will premiere a new musical that has been in the works for nearly two decades. [...]

Opening Nights | May 2016

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By Richard Schultz, May 2016 Issue. The Ghosts of Lote Bravo In Juárez, Mexico, the most violent city in the world, Juanda’s daughter goes missing from the sweatshop in [...]
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