An aging New York City fruit seller named Apple Annie attempts to maintain an outrageous charade. Long separated from her daughter, Louise, who has been raised in a Spanish convent, Annie has hidden her modest position in life by claiming in her letters to be an aristocrat. When Louise finally comes to visit, Annie enlists the help of local gangster Dave the Dude to pose as a Manhattan socialite, leading to antics aplenty. Enjoy the delightful Lady for a Day at the Don Bluth Front Row Theatre in Scottsdale.
Elle Woods has everything, and wants nothing more than to marry the love of her life Warner - but there's one thing stopping him from bending the knee: "Because I'm too... blonde?" Deeming her not serious enough to carry his last name, Elle sets herself a task and follows him to Harvard Law in an attempt to win him back. But whilst she is there, she discovers there's much more to her than just looks and instead ends up finding herself.
Take a Parisian vacation full of love, dreams, and the joy of being alive! Arizona Broadway Theatre in Peoria presents the musical adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film. This enchanting escape features some of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved music, including "I Got Rhythm," "The Man I Love," and "They Can't Take That Away from Me," this is an enduring story of hope, romance, and love in a city rebuilding from the heartbreak of World War II. An American in Paris is sure to be magnifique!
Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including "One Thousand and One Nights," is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin's journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
Be transported back to ancient Rome and experience the wild antics of the mischievous slave Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim's laugh-out-loud musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This slapstick romp sings and dances its way through mistaken identities, a house full of courtesans and an elaborate web of lies -- all adding up to one uproarious night of theater. The winner of six Tony Awards, Forum is one of the funniest musicals ever written, as Sondheim collaborated with writer Larry Gelbart (M*A*S*H, Tootsie) to seamlessly combine situations from the timeless comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the fast-paced, slapstick energy of classic vaudeville. Step into the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts and enjoy classic Sondheim showtunes like "Lovely," "Bring Me My Bride" and the Broadway favorite "Comedy Tonight."
Think Shakespeare is snooze? Well, you've never seen it like this. With zombies, talking cows and an infamous daytime talk show host, I Hate Shakespeare! is a hilarious and fast-paced skewering of the greatest classics of all time -- with a modern twist. Plus, someone gets a pie in the face.
Set in 1940s Bueno AiresThrough the eyes of the future revolutionary leader Che Guevara, follow Eva Duarte and her ambitious adventure as she seeks power to help her fellow Argentinians. From her early life as an ambitious actress, to marrying Argentina's President Juan Peron and becoming Argentina's dynamic First Lady, to her eventual death from cancer.
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You'd get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London's award-winning smash comedy! Called "a gut-busting hit" (The New York Times) and "the funniest play Broadway has ever seen" (HuffPost), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering "a riotous explosion of comedy" (Daily Beast) that is "tons of fun for all ages" (HuffPost)!
A Broadway phenomenon since its inception in 1975, Chicago puts the BAD in, well, bad-ass dames. A scorching musical satire on celebrity and crime, Chicago is a fearless portrayal of the pursuit of infamy that could ring true in any decade. Set in 1920s Jazz Age Chicago, the tale focuses on two women both accused of murdering their paramours and their insidious journey to freedom, justice be damned. With original songs that have become Broadway standards, the world's longest musical revival is currently high-kicking its way across North American on tour, coming to in , , , so break out the fishnet gloves, tap shoes and practise your jazz hands!
Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz...but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin-smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships...until the world decides to call one "good," and the other one "wicked."
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time" (USA Today).
A re-imagining of Puccini's La Boheme, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters-love.
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Chicago's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper! Entertainment Weekly raves "Broadway's Big Treat" and NPR exclaims "You'll have a ball!"
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of the century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.