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Review: Intimate Apparel, Arizona Theatre Company

By Gil Benbrook. Originally published in Talkin’ Broadway. Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel is a poignant drama that explores love, longing, and the pursuit of dreams in early 20th-century New York City. Arizona Theatre Company is currently presenting an exquisite production of this deeply resonating drama with an impeccable cast, emotionally rich direction, and gorgeous creative elements. Set […]

Review: Intimate Apparel at Arizona Theatre Company

By Herbert Paine. Originally published on One of the great and all too infrequent joys of being a theatre critic is to happen upon a show where all the stars converge to create a stellar and commanding theatrical experience. Such a moment occurred during opening weekend of Arizona Theatre Company’s production of Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel. The […]

Celebrating Arizona Theatre Company Day

The Arizona House of Representatives today officially proclaimed February 15 Arizona Theatre Company Day in celebration of ATC’s contributions to enhancing the vibrant cultural landscape of Arizona. This momentous decision recognizes Arizona Theatre Company’s leadership role in the state’s artistic community and its profound impact on the cultural enrichment of residents and visitors alike. Arizona […]

Arizona Theatre Company Delivers Tony Award-Winning Play “Master Class”

By A.A. Cristi. Originally published by Broadway World. Arizona Theatre Company continues its virtuosic season with the Tony Award winning play Master Class, by five-time Tony winner Terrence McNally. Master Class tells the story of opera superstar Maria Callas as she delivers a hilarious and harrowing masterclass to the future stars who are nipping at her heels. Broadway and […]

Review: Another Christmas Delight in ATC’s “SCROOGE”

By Chris Curcio. Originally published on Curtain Up Phoenix. Arizona Theatre Company has found the perfect holiday show with its glistening production of the reworked 1992 Leslie Bricusse musical Scrooge!  This Scrooge does not have the evil and malicious Ebenezer seen in many shows based on Charles Dickens’ melancholy A Christmas Carol. Scrooge’s Ebenezer is […]

10 Questions With Shuler Hensley

By Julie Coleman. Originally published by Frontdoors Media. 1. You play the title character in Arizona Theatre Company’s new adaptation of “Scrooge! The Musical.” How is this holiday show different from the classic story? It’s interesting how this particular production came to be. Arizona Theatre Company’s artistic director, Matt August, was working with Leslie Bricusse, […]

Get in the holiday spirit with ‘Scrooge’ musical

By Kathleen Allen. Originally published by the Arizona Daily Star. Well, this was a surprise. We hadn’t expected to like Arizona Theatre Company’s production of Scrooge!. It’s a Christmas cliché and a too-obvious grasp for a holiday money-maker. But we couldn’t help it: We liked it. We really liked it. The musical is based on the 1970 […]