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Geri Wright Awarded 2022 Phoenix Titan 100

Titan CEO and headline sponsors, Class VI Partners and Wipfli LLP, are pleased to announce Arizona Theatre Company’s Managing Director Geri Wright as a 2022 Phoenix Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Phoenix’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes […]

Arizona Illustrated Features Justice

A behind-the-scenes look at Arizona Theatre Company’s world premiere musical Justice. The play examines the friendship between Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, what it means to be the first and how the court continues to move forward thanks to their efforts. Playwright Lauren Gunderson also created a third character, Vera, […]

Arizona Theatre Company Celebrates 54 Seasons with ‘Club 54’ Themed Gala

Originally published by Frontdoors Media. The Event: Season 54 Gala The Cause: Arizona Theatre Company Event Date: March 12, 2022 Location: Temple of Music and Art in Tucson  Presenting Sponsor: RBC Wealth Management  Honorees: Char Augenstein – Georgy Award Recipient & Chef Janos Wilder – Rainmaker Award Recipient  Co-Chairs: Marcia Meyer & Anastasia Palmer Johnson Dollars Raised: $370,000+ Entertainment: Annaleigh Ashford, The Cast of Nina […]

“Nina Simone: Four Women” In The News

Originally published by ABC15. By Venton Blandin Taking to the stage for Women’s History Month! The Arizona Theatre company is hosting a historic production. The story of Nina Simone, a 20th century icon of American music, who was deeply affected by the experiences of Black people during the civil rights movement is about to come […]

ATC Returns to the Stage

Originally published on ONStageAZ.com.  A new direction, mission and leadership team advance ATC into its 54th season.  Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) puts artists and audiences at the heart of all it does. ATC performances bring people together to experience essential stories, from reimagined classics to contemporary plays, original works, and innovative musicals. The theatre’s mission is to […]

“My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend” To Go Off-Broadway

Originally published on BroadwayWorld.com.By Robert Encila-Celdran It’s rush hour on a Friday afternoon and I have the good fortune to locate a parking spot across the lane from the Temple of Music and Art. I don’t recall parking this close to the building in my years as a patron of Arizona Theatre Company. Of course, my sense […]

Jul 25, 2021

New Research: Benefits of Live Theatre

Live theatre can boost empathy and pro-social behavior, according to new research by Eric W. Dolan, published in PsyPost July 25, 2021. Watching a live theatre production can increase empathy for the groups depicted in the plays and may even result in real changes in charitable behavior, according to new research published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. […]