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Debbie Does Dallas
Nearly Naked 14-15
Debbie Does Dallas
WHEN PEOPLE THINK "DEBBIE DOES DALLAS", THEY THINK "MUSICAL THEATRE", RIGHT? The most important theatrical event of the twenty-first century! Or not. Debbie Does Dallas is a modern morality tale told as a comic musical of tragic proportions in the language of the rodeo-porno-football circus. Based on the 1970s "blue movie" of the same name, the story follows Debbie Benton, an all-American, small-town sweetheart on her coming-of-age quest to realize her dream... to become a Texas Cowboys Cheerleader! The only thing standing in her way is the bus fare to Dallas and the inequity of her minimum wage job. So Debbie and her friends form Teen Services! A small company willing to take on BIG jobs. Debbie Does Dallas manages to have it all: beauty, brains and a great sense of humor! Recommended for hopelessly immature adults only!
Thu 1/29/15 8:00PM
Fri 1/30/15 8:00PM
Sat 1/31/15 8:00PM


The Magic Books
TYA 14-15
The Magic Books
The Magic Books
January 31 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
February 7 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

For Grades Pre-K through 3
Join us on a magical journey and explore themes that students can adapt to their everyday lives such as acceptance, courage, and friendship. This brand-new theatrical experience will connect the love and value of reading, with exciting characters and opportunities for audience involvement and learning.
Sat 1/31/15 11:00AM
Sat 1/31/15 1:00PM
Sat 2/7/15 11:00AM
Sat 2/7/15 1:00PM


2 Pianos 4 Hands
Phoenix Theatre 14-15
2 Pianos 4 Hands
2 Pianos 4 Hands
January 14 – February 1
Mainstage Theatre
Included in Campus Pass
2 Pianos 4 Hands is the riotous tale of two boys, Ted and Richard, in Canada sharing the same goal: concert pianist stardom. They work fervently towards their dream amidst pushy parents, eccentric teachers, hours of repetitive practice, stage fright, the agony of competitions and the dream of greatness. Two actors, two pianos and many, many characters grace the stage as fifteen years of learning the art of piano playing unfolds. From classical to pops to jazz, the play provides the chance for two performers to give their all in a virtuoso performance.
Wed 1/28/15 7:30PM
Thu 1/29/15 7:30PM
Fri 1/30/15 7:30PM
Sat 1/31/15 2:00PM
Sat 1/31/15 7:30PM
Sun 2/1/15 2:00PM


Fifty Shades of Felt
All Puppet Players 2015
Fifty Shades of Felt
Fifty Shades of Felt
written and directed by
Shaun Michael McNamara

Have you ever taken your kids to see a cute puppet show? WELL YOU CAN’T BRING THEM TO THIS ONE! See what happens when All Puppet Players brings its patented naughtiness to Playhouse on The Park with this scandalous, laugh out loud riot. This adult puppet parody is based on a bestselling novel and much-heralded upcoming movie. Bet you can't guess which one! Will Ana (and the audience) take the Sex Pledge? Will the Goddess allow a full fuzzgasm? What exactly are those puppeteers putting their hands up? And goodness gracious WHAT is THAT puppet shaped like? The answer to all these questions and much more will all be revealed when you see the show that will make every puppet on the “Avenue” blush! Get ready to be FELT up!

FOR MATURE AUDIENCES WITH EXCEEDINGLY IMMATURE TASTES! FIFTY SHADES OF FELT CONTAINS STRONG ADULT LANGUAGE, FULL PUPPET NUDITY, SEXUAL THEMES AND SITUATIONS AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION THAT SHOULD LEAVE YOU FEELING VIOLATED! (OR AT LEAST IN NEED OF A CIGARETTE).


VIP - Seats are located in the first five rows of the center section, and also include a swag bag from the show including cast photo and happy hour pricing on all beer and wine.

Tier 2 - Seats are located in the center section behind the first five rows.

Tier 3 - Seats are located on the side sections with no viewing obstructions.
Fri 2/6/15 8:00PM
Sat 2/7/15 4:00PM
Sat 2/7/15 8:00PM
Thu 2/12/15 8:00PM
Fri 2/13/15 8:00PM
Sat 2/14/15 4:00PM
Sat 2/14/15 8:00PM
Sun 2/15/15 8:00PM
Thu 2/19/15 8:00PM
Fri 2/20/15 8:00PM
Sat 2/21/15 4:00PM
Sat 2/21/15 8:00PM



Special Projects 14-15
Unnecessary Farce
Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes.
Fri 2/20/15 7:30PM
Sat 2/21/15 7:30PM
Sun 2/22/15 4:00PM
Fri 2/27/15 7:30PM
Sat 2/28/15 7:30PM
Sun 3/1/15 4:00PM


Anything Goes
Phoenix Theatre 14-15
Anything Goes
Anything Goes
February 25 – March 22
Mainstage Theatre
Included in Seated 6, Seated 4 & Campus Pass
Anything Goes is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but the problem is Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Joining this love triangle on board the luxury liner are Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin and his sidekick-in-crime Erma. With the help of some elaborate disguises, tap-dancing sailors and good old-fashioned blackmail, Reno and Martin join forces to help Billy in his quest to win Hope’s heart. Anything Goes is a shining example of beautiful, classic musical theatre complete with dazzling tap numbers, unlikely happy endings and endlessly hummable songs including “It’s De-Lovely”, “I Get a Kick Out of You”, and the title song.
Wed 2/25/15 7:30PM
Thu 2/26/15 7:30PM
Fri 2/27/15 7:30PM
Sat 2/28/15 2:00PM
Sat 2/28/15 7:30PM
Sun 3/1/15 2:00PM
Wed 3/4/15 7:30PM
Thu 3/5/15 7:30PM
Fri 3/6/15 7:30PM
Sat 3/7/15 2:00PM
Sat 3/7/15 7:30PM
Sun 3/8/15 2:00PM
Sun 3/8/15 6:30PM
Tue 3/10/15 7:30PM
Wed 3/11/15 7:30PM
Thu 3/12/15 7:30PM
Fri 3/13/15 7:30PM
Sat 3/14/15 2:00PM
Sat 3/14/15 7:30PM
Sun 3/15/15 2:00PM
Wed 3/18/15 7:30PM
Thu 3/19/15 7:30PM
Fri 3/20/15 7:30PM
Sat 3/21/15 7:30PM
Sun 3/22/15 2:00PM


Romantasy: Une Fete D'Amour
Special Projects 14-15
Romantasy: Une Fete D'Amour
Romantasy Cabaret kicks off their ninth season of adult vaudeville variety and cabaret with their annual Une Fete D’Amour: Love Unconventionally. The show presents a satirical homage to the hallmark holiday of hearts and flowers.

This bawdy and beautiful show has received such awards as Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix award for Best Vaudeville Entertainment, runner up for Best Local Performing Art Troupe by East Valley Tribune in 2011, and Best Performance Troupe by the City of Tempe for 2012 and 2013.

Attendees will enjoy dazzling cabaret acts, saucy dance numbers, vaudeville variety, comedy skits, and tantalizing burlesque, all in the elegant Phoenix Theatre’s Hormel Theatre. The venue is near Central Avenue and the downtown area with ample restaurants and eateries for patrons to grab a nosh before the 3-act

Since the beginning in 2007, fans have always enjoyed dressing up in costumes that fit the theme or in apparel of by gone eras. Corsets and thigh highs, swing dresses and petticoats, zoot suits and spats are some of the saucy fashions you’ll see in the audience. Some show numbers even include willing audience participants, so attendees should look their best if attending this soiree.

Due to the nature of Romantasy Cabaret’s themes and material, the show is for adults 18 and up. There is also a full bar for those patrons 21 and up.

Romantasy Cabaret urges advance purchase of tickets as shows tend to sell out the week prior to the show.

No photos, no video without a press pass.
Sat 2/28/15 8:30PM


Sylvia
Playhouse 14-15
Sylvia
This production is presented by Tesseract Upper School.
Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg's career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate's career, as a public-school English teacher, is beginning to offer her more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park - or that found him - bearing only the name "Sylvia" on her name tag. A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers Greg an escape from the frusterations of his job and the unknowns of middle age. To Kate, Sylvia becomes a rival for affection. Sylvia thinks Kate just doesn't undersatnd the relationship between man and dog. The marriage is put in serious jeopardy until, after a series of hilarious and touching complications, Greg and Kate learn to compromise and Sylvia becomes a valued part of their lives.

Please note that 10% of all proceeds will be donated by Tesseract to local dog placement and rescue organization.

This show is appropriate for children over the age of 10.
Fri 3/6/15 7:00PM
Sat 3/7/15 7:00PM
Sun 3/8/15 2:00PM



New Works 14-15
I Am Van Gogh
I AM VAN GOGH
By Pasha Yamotahari
When 8 year-old Marc is taken by his devout parents to his first ever Museum, he quickly is entranced and flung into one of Van Gogh’s paintings where the immortal painter shares with him the destiny he held and the fate that awaits Marc.
Fri 3/20/15 7:00PM
Sat 3/21/15 3:00PM
Sat 3/21/15 8:00PM



New Works 14-15
The Up Side of Down
The Up Side of Down
By Y York and Amanda Jacobs
Inspired by the Eleanor Parker book, The Upside of Down is a musical re-telling of Pollyanna. The story begins as Pollyanna, after having lost her mother and her father, a young upper class white woman and an African American minister, is sent to be cared for by her Aunt Polly. Pollyanna’s views of joy, goodness and love are put to the test as she is thrust into a world that doesn’t see things quite like she does. This magical story is about kindness, compassion and family is suitable for all ages.

Recommended for 6 and up.
Fri 3/20/15 7:00PM
Sat 3/21/15 3:00PM
Sat 3/21/15 8:00PM



New Works 14-15
The Boob Show
The Boob Show
By Sally Jo Bannow
Music and Lyrics by Sally Jo Bannow and Craig Bohmler
This musical is a celebration of boobs! Breasts have become such a big deal in our culture. Sometimes the women and men behind them, get lost in the shuffle. With heart and humor, The Boob Show explores the world of boobs in this witty, engaging, and poignant new musical. Featuring local artists, Sally Jo Bannow and Craig Bohmler.

Recommended for a mature audience-with a sense of humor.
Sun 3/22/15 3:00PM
Fri 3/27/15 7:00PM
Sat 3/28/15 5:00PM



The Composer/Lyricist Cabaret
An evening of NEW songs from 3 of the most promising composer/lyricist teams. Some of the songs are from existing new musicals that are in development and some of them are songs that express a point of view. Either way, the Composer/Lyricist Cabaret captures the creative part of the process that embodies the heart of a musical. Sometimes a great story begins with a song.
Sun 3/22/15 5:00PM



New Works 14-15
Evening of Short Plays
Evening of Short New Plays: Bending Reality
Staged Readings of 5 shorts plays with a different perspective.

Zombie
By Brandon Wicke
When slacker buddies Mike and Phil discover a shambling zombie has taken up residence in Mike's basement, it looks as if a good old fashioned zombie-slaying romp is imminent. However, when Mike's girlfriend Jen arrives with a zen new philosophy regarding the zombie phenomenon, the two budding slayers of the undead must decide whether their new house-guest is really the threat they assumed him to be. Don't miss this dark, existential new zombie-comedy that turns the genre on its head.

Bread
By Michael Yichao
Olivia hates poetry. Dan has secrets. A play about boys, love, heartbreak and high school.

Survival Strategy
By Donna Hoke
Officemates Jerry and Jenny make a deal to get from each other at work what they can't get at home.

Indivisible
By Ann-Giselle Spiegler
Patriotism is more than just a word. It's a call to action in service, in classrooms and on the streets.

The Courting Candle
By Joann Yeoman
What’s the best way to audition a potential spouse: purchase a mail-order bride, hire a matchmaker, go to the debutante ball, experience speed dating, attend an ice cream social, crash an “A-list” party, make an attempt at on-line. Faye has come up with a new spin on an old method. Will it work?
Sun 3/22/15 7:00PM



New Works 14-15
Christmas 2.0
Christmas 2.0
By Donna Hoke
Angela wants is a happy Christmas, but her daughter's left for college, her husband's busy with fantasy football, and her cat won't stop peeing where he shouldn't. In desperation, Angela turns to Facebook, where some old friends help Angela see things in a new light.
Thu 3/26/15 7:00PM
Sat 3/28/15 2:00PM
Sat 3/28/15 8:00PM



New Works 14-15
Sutton McAllister
The Nearly Final Almost Posthumous Play of the Not-Quite-Dead Sutton McAllister
By Kris Bauske
When world-renowned playwright Sutton McAllister suffers a major stroke and nearly dies, everyone springs into action to find the final script written in longhand by the old man just days before the almost end. Hilarity abounds in this drawing room comedy that will leave you wondering who’s who, what’s what, and where’s the nearly final almost posthumous play of the Not-Quite-Dead Sutton McAllister.
Fri 3/27/15 7:00PM
Sat 3/28/15 2:00PM
Sat 3/28/15 8:00PM



New Works 14-15
24 Hour Theatre Project
24 Hour Theatre Project
Join us for the 24 Hour Theatre Project: a collection of plays written, directed, cast, rehearsed, and performed all within 24 hours.
Sun 3/29/15 7:00PM


The History of the Devil
Nearly Naked 14-15
The History of the Devil
PLEASED TO MEET YOU... HOPE YOU GUESS MY NAME An early work from the master of fantasy and horror, Clive Barker, the creator of Hellraiser. A wide-ranging, Brechtian-like epic that finds the Lord of Lies petitioning for re-admittance into Heaven by denying involvement in the horrors of humanity. The History of the Devil is told with dark truths about our own history, powerful and unusual imagery and even a wry sense of humor. It asks us to imagine if the wickedness of humanity is our own fault, and if anyone can find some sympathy... for the Devil. 

The History of the Devil is intended for mature audiences only, containing adult themes, language and nudity.
Fri 4/10/15 8:00PM
Sat 4/11/15 8:00PM
Sun 4/12/15 6:00PM
Thu 4/16/15 8:00PM
Fri 4/17/15 8:00PM
Sat 4/18/15 8:00PM
Sun 4/19/15 2:30PM
Thu 4/23/15 8:00PM
Fri 4/24/15 8:00PM
Sat 4/25/15 8:00PM


Buyer & Cellar
Phoenix Theatre 14-15
Buyer & Cellar
Buyer & Cellar
April 15-March 3
Mainstage Theatre
Included in Seated 6 & Campus Pass
Fresh off its chart-topping run Off-Broadway, Buyer & Cellar is the new comedy that audiences can’t resist! Alex More is a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself taking an odd job working in the Malibu basement of a Hollywood mega-star; a true diva who is the best-selling female artist of all-time! When the A-lister makes a rare appearance one day, Buyer & Cellar launches into an outrageous look at fame and the price that accompanies it.
Wed 4/15/15 7:30PM
Thu 4/16/15 7:30PM
Fri 4/17/15 7:30PM
Sat 4/18/15 2:00PM
Sat 4/18/15 7:30PM
Sun 4/19/15 2:00PM
Wed 4/22/15 7:30PM
Thu 4/23/15 7:30PM
Fri 4/24/15 7:30PM
Sat 4/25/15 2:00PM
Sat 4/25/15 7:30PM
Sun 4/26/15 2:00PM
Sun 4/26/15 6:30PM
Tue 4/28/15 7:30PM
Wed 4/29/15 7:30PM
Thu 4/30/15 7:30PM
Fri 5/1/15 7:30PM
Sat 5/2/15 7:30PM
Sun 5/3/15 2:00PM


End of the Rainbow
Phoenix Theatre 14-15
End of the Rainbow
End of the Rainbow
April 29-May 17
Hormel Theatre
Included in Campus Pass
Explore the dramatic and often poignant last months of Judy Garland’s life in the incredible End of the Rainbow. Explosive acting and classic songs bring down the house in this critically-acclaimed exploration of Judy Garland’s infamous 1968 London comeback. This savagely funny and emotionally-searing play finds the once-glittering starlet sparring with her new fiancé, her devoted accompanist, and her personal demons. Filled with Garland’s legendary tenacity, razor-sharp wit, and once-in-a-generation voice, this is a piece truly portraying the late, great songstress who took us “over the rainbow.”
Wed 4/29/15 8:00PM
Thu 4/30/15 8:00PM
Fri 5/1/15 8:00PM
Sat 5/2/15 3:00PM
Sat 5/2/15 8:00PM
Sun 5/3/15 3:00PM
Wed 5/6/15 8:00PM
Thu 5/7/15 8:00PM
Fri 5/8/15 8:00PM
Sat 5/9/15 8:00PM
Sun 5/10/15 3:00PM
Wed 5/13/15 8:00PM
Thu 5/14/15 8:00PM
Fri 5/15/15 8:00PM
Sat 5/16/15 8:00PM
Sun 5/17/15 3:00PM


One Man, Two Guvnors
Phoenix Theatre 14-15
One Man, Two Guvnors
One Man, Two Guvnors
May 20 – June 14
Mainstage Theatre
Included in Seated 6, Seated 4 & Campus
With seven 2012 Tony Award nominations, Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors is a glorious celebration of British comedy: a unique ,laugh-out-loud play chock full of songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes guardian to Roscoe Crabbe, a small-time East End hood, but Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be reunited with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Elaborate hijinks ensue.
Wed 5/20/15 7:30PM
Thu 5/21/15 7:30PM
Fri 5/22/15 7:30PM
Sat 5/23/15 2:00PM
Sat 5/23/15 7:30PM
Sun 5/24/15 2:00PM
Wed 5/27/15 7:30PM
Thu 5/28/15 7:30PM
Fri 5/29/15 7:30PM
Sat 5/30/15 2:00PM
Sat 5/30/15 7:30PM
Sun 5/31/15 2:00PM
Sun 5/31/15 6:30PM
Tue 6/2/15 7:30PM
Wed 6/3/15 7:30PM
Thu 6/4/15 7:30PM
Fri 6/5/15 7:30PM
Sat 6/6/15 7:30PM
Sun 6/7/15 2:00PM
Wed 6/10/15 7:30PM
Thu 6/11/15 7:30PM
Fri 6/12/15 7:30PM
Sat 6/13/15 7:30PM
Sun 6/14/15 2:00PM