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Changes at Phoenix Theatre

7 years ago a plan to expand Phoenix Theatre’s space was put onto paper. In October this idea will come into fruition. The new space will seat 250 audience members and have a stage that will be able to change with any show and setting needed. 325 more words


"Spamalot" is a gas!

I wasn’t all that wild about Monty Python before seeing a touring production of “Spamalot” at ASU Gammage a while back, but that was a conversion experience of sorts — wrought in large measure by the charms of a killer rabbit. 463 more words


Once upon an audition...

It was around 1997. We lived up the street from the old Tower Plaza at 40th St. and E. Thomas Rd. With braided pigtails and all, Lizabeth and Jennifer did their first auditions (in a basement) for a… 1,129 more words


Downtown's Phoenix Theatre reaches 1,000th show

— Having survived the Great Depression, World War II, and 20 Arizona Cardinals seasons, Phoenix Theatre has marked more than a few milestones since it was founded in 1920.   290 more words

Downtown Vitality

Light Reading

Macmillan New Writing is an imprint whose founder, Michael Barnard, wanted to create a springboard for talented, unpublished writers with work that might be overlooked by the more behemothic players. 899 more words

Michael Stephen Fuchs