Seth Reines

Lucky (Season) 13

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, July 2018 Web Exclusive. This has been a good year for Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT), the highest attended year-round live theatre experience in the Valley. [...]

42nd Street

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, June 2018 Issue. To a musical theatre devotee, nothing is more exciting than the first strains of a Broadway overture played by a live orchestra. And no [...]

L.O.V.E

May 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, June 2018 Issue. Heralded as “Phoenix’s Best Contemporary Dance Company and Best Dance Collective” by Phoenix New Times, Scorpius Dance Theatre combines [...]

Broadway or Bust

May 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, June 2018 Web Exclusive. Every spring my partner and I take an annual pre-Tony pilgrimage to New York to catch up on Broadway’s latest fare. This year, we [...]

Spring Themes

March 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, April 2018 Issue. This spring, ASU Gammage presents two 2016 Tony Award-winning productions with a rainbow of vibrant on-stage characters. The Color Purple [...]

Lines in the Dust

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, March 2018 Issue Integration, racial privilege and injustice in our educational system ignite Black Theatre Troupe’s regional premiere of Lines in the Dust, [...]

The Boob Show

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, March 2018 Issue. There is no funnier, more inventive actress in Phoenix than Sally Jo Bannow. For years, she has delighted audiences with her insightful, [...]

Kinky Boots is Back

January 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, February 2018 Issue Kinky Boots is back! Last seen at ASU Gammage in 2014, the Tony Award-winning musical will take the stage at Phoenix’s Orpheum Theatre [...]

Just in Time

January 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, February 2018 Issue Tommy Tune is back on the road, this time with Broadway legend Chita Rivera in Chita and Tune: Just in Time. Celebrating six decades on [...]

New Chapters for 2018

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, January 2018 Issue. ATC embarks on next half century with new directors Billy Russo (left) and David Ivers. Photo courtesy of arizonatheatre.org. Last season [...]

’Tis The Season | 2017

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, December 2017 Issue. In a season filled with so many entertainment options, there’s a holiday performance to suit every taste from classical to contemporary [...]

The Bodyguard

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, December 2017 Issue. Deborah Cox is best known for her double platinum “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here,” which held the record for the longest running No. [...]

Cinderella

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, December 2017 Issue. Exactly 60 years ago, Broadway composer/lyricist team Rodgers and Hammerstein created their version of Cinderella for live TV. Originally [...]

Riders of the Purple Sage

October 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, November 2017 Issue. Craig Bohmler. Courtesy photo. This year, Arizona Opera heralded two firsts: its first world premiere and the world’s first Western [...]

11 Shows Not To Miss | 2017-2018

September 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seth Reines, October 2017 Issue. Whether you prefer the type of performances that require you to use your imagination or the variety that document the most literal of [...]
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