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Sep 6, 2023

Who was Neil Simon?

American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (1927-2018) is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific, and performed playwrights in theatre history. In addition to Lost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come Blow Your Horn, Little Me, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, Sweet Charity, The Star-Spangled […]

Aug 25, 2023

About the Play: “Barefoot in the Park”

It’s the 1960s. You meet someone. You get swept off your feet. You fall in love. You marry them. Boom. End of story. At least, that’s what a majority of the films from that time look like. Audrey Hepburn falls in love with Fred Astaire. Debbie Reynolds falls in love with Gene Kelly. Actually … […]

The Making of An Artistic Director

Like so many who come into the theatre world, Matt August discovered his love for the arts in his adolescence. Since then, August has gone on to develop an extensive resume that includes working alongside Tony-winning artists and a number of celebrities before they were launched into stardom. Now, as he adds Artistic Director to […]

May 5, 2023

The Tony Nominations are in! 

It’s time to celebrate the power of theatre and the artists who make it happen. Often, shows seen on Broadway get their start on regional stages like Arizona Theatre Company. As one of 75 LORT Regional theatres in the country, ATC has a long history of developing world-class theatre in Arizona, and eventually transitioning works […]

Mar 9, 2023

Arizona Theatre Company Announces 56th Season Lineup Under the Helm of a New Artistic Director and Venue

Arizona Theatre Company’s 56th season features a grand slam lineup of productions under the direction of new Kasser Family Artistic Director Matt August. As Arizona’s Official State Theatre, ATC’s new home in metro Phoenix will be at Tempe Center for the Arts. Tucson productions will remain at the Temple of Music and Art. Subscriptions, including five-play […]