Amber and Tom, finding their way as freshmen at Princeton, spend a night together that alters the course of their lives. They agree on the drinking, they agree on the attraction, but consent is foggy, and if unspoken, can it be called consent? With lyricism and wit, Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the three sides to every story. See this Arizona premiere at the Herberger Theater Center-Kax Stage.
When Joanna Drayton, a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice become engaged, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Matt Drayton and his wife Christina are wealthy liberals who must confront the latent racism the coming marriage arouses. Also attending the Draytons' dinner are Prentice's parents, who vehemently disapprove of the relationship.
Inspired by the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Jack and the Beanstalk, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine set out to create a story centering around the moral struggles of these famous fairy tale characters. Tied together with one original story about a Baker and his wife, their struggle to have a child, and the witch who cursed their bloodline. This community of old and new characters must come together to save each other and their kingdom, for ever after! Their stories are not always pretty, and they don't all live happily ever after, but the Sondheim music is contagious! You will learn things you never knew you didn't know about these familiar stories. This two-act play is sometimes dark and there might be some evil in the woods. An allegory for life? You will have to discern the moral for yourself!
Find your grail and experience one of the greatest musicals of the modern age, the Tony Award Winner Best Musical, Spamalot! Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful show girls? The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was followed by two successful West End runs.
For seven years, a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the _Puffs_... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
"You have to believe we are magic!" Strange Magic is taking over the ABT stage this summer as Greek muse Kira descends from Mount Olympus in all her roller skate and leg warmer glory to inspire a dejected human. But when Kira falls into forbidden love with him, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation and chaos erupts. Featuring '80s hit songs "Have You Never Been Mellow," "Magic" and "Evil Woman," Xanadu is hilarity on wheels for anyone who has ever hoped to feel the touch of inspiration!