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Production History

Arizona Theatre Company has served Arizona’s audiences with award-winning theatre for the last half-century. Our history has included world premieres, productive partnerships, and performances in cities throughout the state.

Beginning in the 1983/1984 season, all productions are performed in Tucson & Phoenix. Beginning in the 1990/1991 season, all productions are performed at the Temple of Music and Art and the Herberger Theater Center.


World Premiere
Performed in Phoenix
Performed in Mesa
Performed in Tucson
Co-production
Performed in Phoenix & Flagstaff
Performed only in Phoenix

2022-2023 Season

The Lion

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2021-2022 Season

how to make an American Son

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My 80 Year-Old Boyfriend

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Women in Jeopardy!

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Justice

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2020-2021 Season

The White Chip - Digital Play Reading

Alma - Digital Play Reading

Slow Food - Digital Play Reading

The Realness - Digital Play Reading

Ponzi - A RomeroFest Digital Play Reading

Halsted - A RomeroFest Digital Play Reading

The Heath - An Audio Play

Somewhere Over the Border - Digital Play Reading


2019-2020 Season

The Royale

Silent Sky

Cabaret

“Master Harold”…and the Boys

♦ The Legend of Georgia McBride (start at Milwaukee Repertory Theater)


2018-2019 Season

Native Gardens

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man

Two Trains Running

American Mariachi

♦ Things I Know To Be True (start at Milwaukee Repertory Theater)


2017-2018 Season

Chapter Two

The River Bride

Man of La Mancha

Outside Mullingar

Low Down Dirty Blues

♦ The Diary of Anne Frank (start at Geva Theatre Center)


2016-2017 Season

King Charles III

An Act of God

Fiddler on the Roof

La Esquinita, USA

Ring of Fire

♥ Holmes and Watson


2015-2016 Season

Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus – Live!

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin (produced with 88 Entertainment)

♦ Sex with Strangers (produced with Stray Cat Theatre)

Disgraced

♦ Snapshots (start at Village Theatre)

● The Santaland Diaries (in association with the Herberger Theater Center)

● A Christmas Carol (in association with the Herberger Theater Center)

♦ Fences (with Indiana Repertory Theatre and Milwaukee Repertory Theater)

♦ Of Mice and Men (start at Milwaukee Repertory Theater)

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord


2014-2015 Season

♦ Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (start at Guthrie Theater)

♦ Wait Until Dark (start at GEVA Theatre)

♦ Murder for Two (with Snug Harbor Productions and AWA Partners)

♦ Five Presidents (with Milwaukee Repertory Theater)

Romeo and Juliet

♦ A Weekend with Pablo Picasso (start at San Diego Repertory Theatre)


2013-2014 Season

The Importance of Being Earnest

♦ The Mountaintop (Blumenthal Performing Arts Center-tour, with Penumbra Theatre Company)

♦ Xanadu (start at The Village Theatre)

♦ Other Desert Cities (with Indiana Repertory Theatre)

Around the World in 80 Days

♦ Venus in Fur (start at Seattle Repertory Theatre)


2012-2013 Season

♦ Next to Normal (with San Jose Repertory Theatre)

♦ Lombardi (start at Cleveland Play House)

Jane Austen’s Emma

♦ Freud’s Last Session (start at San Jose Repertory Theatre)

The Sunshine Boys

♦ Clybourne Park (start at Milwaukee Repertory Theater)


2011-2012 Season

♥ Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club

♦ God of Carnage (with San Jose Repertory Theater)

♦ Daddy Long Legs (start at Rubicon Theatre Company)

♦ The 39 Steps (start at Guthrie Theater)

The Great Gatsby

♦ Red (start at Seattle Repertory Theatre)


2010-2011 Season

♦ Backwards in High Heels (start at Asolo Repertory Theatre, with San Jose Repertory Theatre and Cleveland Play House)

♦ Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (with Penumbra Theatre)

Romeo and Juliet (produced with Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company)

Woody Guthrie’s American Song

♥ Ten Chimneys

Lost in Yonkers

♥ Sex and The Second City 2.0 (produced with The Second City)

The Mystery of Irma Vep


2009-2010 Season

♥ ♦ The Kite Runner (with San Jose Repertory Theatre)

George is Dead

♦ Ain’t Misbehavin’ (with San Jose Repertory Theatre and Cleveland Play House)

[title of show]

The Glass Menagerie

♥ The Second City Does Arizona, or Close but No Saguaro


2008-2009 Season

Enchanted April

The Lady with All the Answers

Hair

♦ A Raisin in the Sun (with Cleveland Play House and Penumbra Theatre Company)

♥ Somebody/Nobody

King Henry V (produced with Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company)

Beethoven, As I Knew Him (with 88 Entertainment)


2007-2008 Season

Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone (produced with 88 Entertainment)

Monsieur Chopin (produced with 88 Entertainment)

Touch the Names

The Pajama Game

♥ ♦ Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (with San Jose Repertory)

♦ To Kill a Mockingbird (start at Kansas City Repertory Theatre)

♦ The Clean House (start at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville)


2006-2007 Season

Twelfth Night

❂ 2 Pianos 4 Hands (Mesa only from San Jose Repertory Theatre)

♦ Jitney (start at Kansas City Repertory)

♦ ❂ Ella (with Cleveland Play House, Asolo Repertory Theatre, San Jose Repertory)

Souvenir

Repfest

Molly’s Delicious

Love, Janis

I Am My Own Wife

Late Nite Catechism 2 (produced with Entertainment Events, Inc.)


2005-2006 Season

♦ ❂ Pride and Prejudice (with San Jose Repertory Theatre and Alliance Theatre)

Bad Dates

♦ ❂ Hank Williams: Lost Highway (with Kansas City Repertory and Dallas Theater Center)

♦ Crowns (with Portland Center Stage and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville)

The Importance of Being Earnest (with Theatre Royal Bath/Peter Hall Company)

♥ ♦ Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (with Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Pasadena Play House)

❂ Tuesdays with Morrie


2004-2005 Season

♦ The Immigrant (with Northlight Theatre)

♦ Anna in the Tropics (start at Dallas Theater Center, with Pasadena Play House)

♦ The Pirates of Penzance (start at Kansas City Repertory)

♥ ♦ For Better or Worse (with Berkeley Repertory Theatre)

Permanent Collection

Macbeth


2003-2004 Season

♥ ♦ Over the Moon (with Seattle Repertory Theatre)

♦ Talley’s Folly (with Pasadena Play House)

♦ It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues (with Missouri Repertory Theatre)

A Streetcar Named Desire

Othello (Produced with Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company)

Oh Coward!

♦ The Underpants (with San Jose Repertory Theatre)


2002-2003 Season

Much Ado About Nothing

♦ Blue (built at ATC, start at Pasadena Play House, Coconut Grove Play House, and Papermill Playhouse)

The Fantasticks

A Moon for the Misbegotten

Dirty Blonde

Repfest

♥ The Origins of Happiness in Latin

The Drawer Boy

Copenhagen


2001-2002 Season

♦ 2 Pianos 4 Hands (with Northlight Theatre, toured to Missouri Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse, Coconut Grove Play House, San Diego Repertory Theatre, State Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company)

♥ Ghosts (trans. Lanford Wilson)

My Fair Lady

Late Night Catechism (produced with Entertainment Events, Inc.)

Proof

Fully Committed

♦ Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright (start at Missouri Repertory Theatre)


2000-2001 Season

Art

♦ Crumbs from the Table of Joy (start at Dallas Theater Center)

H.M.S. Pinafore

Wit

How the Other Half Loves

♥ Inventing Van Gogh

Hamlet (with the Royal National Theatre)

Secret Things


1999-2000 Season

♦ Play On! (start at Pasadena Play House)

Master Class

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Side Man

♦ As You Like It (with Seattle Repertory Theatre)

♥ ♦ The First Hundred Years (start at Berkeley Repertory Theatre)

L’Universe (with The Flying Karamazov Brothers)

Before Death Comes for the Archbishop


1998-1999 Season

Picasso at the Lapin Agile (also performed in Scottsdale)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

♥ The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm (transferred to Broadway)

♦ Blues for an Alabama Sky (with Milwaukee Repertory Theater)

How I Learned to Drive

The Last Night of Ballyhoo


1997-1998 Season

Othello (with The Royal National Theatre)

Blithe Spirit

Valley Song

Five Guys Named Moe

♦ The Heiress (with Berkeley Repertory Theatre)

♥ Rocket Man

Scapin


1996-1997 Season

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

♦ Three Tall Women (with Dallas Theater Center)

Swinging on a Star: The Johnny Burke Musical

♥ La Malinche

The Illusion

Seven Guitars


1995-1996 Season

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Little Shop of Horrors

Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities

♦ Candida (with Initman Theatre)

A Perfect Ganesh

♥ Private Eyes

Shakespeare for My Father


1994-1995 Season

Noises Off

Blues in the Night

♥ The Old Matador

Dancing at Lughnasa

♥ Dracula

The Convict’s Return

Oklahoma! (with Phoenix Symphony)


1993-1994 Season

Shadowlands

♦ Dreams from a Summer House (with ACT Theatre)

The Seagull

Death and the Maiden

Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein

Lips Together, Teeth Apart


1992-1993 Season

♥ One Crazy Day or the Marriage of Figaro

The All Night Strut!

Nora

♥ Fertility Rights

M. Butterfly

Willi, An Evening of Wilderness & Spirit


1991-1992 Season

She Stoops to Conquer

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

The Heidi Chronicles

Minor Demons

Sea Marks


1990-1991 Season

Amadeus

Loot

The Price

♥ The Holy Terror

The School for Wives

Other People’s Money


1989-1990 Season

Quilters

The Cocktail Hour

The Boys Next Door

The Importance of Being Earnest

Fences

The Road to Mecca


1988-1989 Season

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Under Milkwood

I’m Not Rappaport

Arms and the Man

Steel Magnolias

A Walk in the Woods


1987-1988 Season

Candide

Great Expectations

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

On the Verge

The Tempest

Taking Steps

♥ Dreamers of the Day


1986-1987 Season

The House of Blue Leaves

A Delicate Balance

The Matchmaker

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

Glengarry Glen Ross

You Can’t Take It With You


1985-1986 Season

Fool for Love

The Real Thing

Galileo

The Government Inspector

Private Lives

My Fair Lady


1984-1985 Season

And a Nightingale Sang

Master Harold…and the Boys

The Learned Ladies

Death of a Salesman

Goodbye, Freddy

The Robber Bridegroom


1983-1984 Season

A Streetcar Named Desire

Billy Bishop Goes to War

The Taming of the Shrew

Our Town

‘night, Mother

Quilters


1982-1983 Season

✲ What the Butler Saw

A Christmas Carol

Journey’s End

✲ Mass Appeal

✲ Uncle Vanya

✲ The Dining Room

✲ A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum


1981-1982 Season

The Rainmaker

A Christmas Carol

Waiting for Godot

Misalliance

✲ As You Like It

✲ The Gin Game

✲ Tintypes


1980-1981 Season

✲ The Rivals

✲ Custer

✲ Indulgences in a Louisville Harem

The Elephant Man

A Little Night Music

❖ Talley’s Folly


1979-1980 Season

✲ A Flea in Her Ear

Twelfth Night

✲ The Glass Menagerie

Father’s Day

The Seagull

The Threepenny Opera


1978-1979 Season

Cold Storage

A Christmas Carol

✲ Tartuffe

✲ The Royal Hunt of the Sun

Boesman and Lena

The Show Off


1977-1978 Season

Pygmalion

Slow Dance on the Killing Ground

✲ Equus

Black Comedy/On the Harmfulness Of Tobacco

Shadow Box

Rodgers and Hart

Starting Here, Starting Now


1976-1977 Season

In Fashion

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

Ah, Wilderness!

✲ Vanities (Phoenix 1977/1978)

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Hamlet


1975-1976 Season

The Dybbuk

The Sunshine Boys

Rashoman

Diamond Studs

The Sea Horse

The Devil’s Disciple

Moonshine and Sassafrass


1974-1975 Season

A Streetcar Named Desire

Sherlock Holmes

The Hot l Baltimore

That Championship Season

Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill

The Taming of the Shrew

Diamond Studs


1973-1974 Season

Inherit the Wind

A Christmas Carol

Promenade, All

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

The School for Wives

Of Mice and Men


1972-1973 Season

Conflict of Interest

Norman, Is That You?

Stop the World – I Want to Get Off!

Child’s Play

The Gingerbread Lady


1971-1972 Season

West Side Story

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Cyrano


1970-1971 Season

You Know I Can’t Hear You When The Water’s Running

Summertree

The Price

Ceremonies in Dark Old Men

The Odd Couple

The Boys in the Band

Adaptation/Next/Calm Down Mother/Keep Tightly Closed in a Cool, Dry Place

Celebration


1969-1970 Season

Carnival

Dear Friends

Don’t Drink the Water

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

A Man for All Seasons

Have you any Dirty Washing, Mother Dear?

Spoon River Anthology

The Hobbitt

The Dandy Lion


1968-1969 Season

Love in E-Flat

The Threepenny Opera

The Time of Your Life

A Thousand Clowns

Chicago/Birdbath

The Subject was Roses

Lysistrata

A Delicate Balance

The Private Ear/The Public Eye

The Littlest Tailor

ABC

Pinocchio


1967-1968 Season

Generation

The Mousetrap

The Best Man

The Fantasticks

The Owl and the Pussycat

Hansel and Gretel

The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window

No Exit

A Case of Libel

A View from the Bridge

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