Theater

Opening Nights | May 2016

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Southern Comfort

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, April 2016 Issue. Donnie Cianciotto (pictured), a transgender man with an extensive performance career in Arizona, has been cast in a new musical in New [...]

Opening Nights | April 2016

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, April 2016 Issue. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one [...]

Evita

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, March 2016 Issue. Phoenix Theatre stages a revival of Evita, the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina who won the love of her countrymen [...]

Stupid Fucking Bird

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, March 2016 Issue. This season, Stray Cat Theatre continues its vagabond season with an evocative play, Stupid Fucking Bird, which will be staged at the [...]

Stories from the Gayborhood

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Lorraine Longhi, March 2016 Issue. The Phoenix theater community will welcome back its OUTLOUD production, a series of one-act plays that span a variety of themes facing [...]

Opening Nights | March 2016

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, March 2016 Issue. Barrio Stories Barrio Stories showcases new works by award-winning playwrights Elaine Romero, Virginia Grise and Martin Zimmerman. This [...]

Opening Nights | February 2016

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, February 2016 Web Exclusive. Fences One of the most beloved plays of our time, Fences tells the gripping story of Troy Maxson, a sanitation worker and [...]

Calendar Girls

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, February 2016 Issue. Described as “the British Golden Girls” by producing artistic director Michael Barnard, Calendar Girls is Phoenix Theatre’s [...]

The Children’s Hour

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, February 2016 Issue. Lillian Hellman’s shattering drama, The Children’s Hour, was shocking for its time when it premiered on Broadway in 1934. From [...]

Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook

December 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

By Richard Schultz, January 2016 Issue. Lead actor Hugh Hastings has the enviable opportunity to once again play a role he created 10 years ago in Snapshots, a musical now [...]

Opening Nights | January 2016

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, January 2016 Issue.   The Comedy of Errors, Jan. 16-30 Double trouble is afoot in one of Shakespeare’s most hilarious comedies. They laugh alike, [...]

Wreck the Halls

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, January 2016 Issue. Cabaret performances are commonplace in most major metro markets like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Locally, multitalented [...]

The 12 Productions of Christmas 

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, December 2015 Issue. From the quantity of shopping days remaining and the amount you’re guaranteed to save on Black Friday deals to the eight days of [...]

Theater Traditions 

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Richard Schultz, December 2015 Issue. Once upon a time, under the leadership of artistic director Matthew Wiener, Actors Theatre created an original musical adaptation of [...]
1 2 3 4 5 6