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Phoenix Theatre

100 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1648
+1 602-889-6320
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Phoenix Theatre - A Broadway Experience in the Desert!

Just attended PT's production of Mama Mia. Having lived near NYC for years with the opportunity to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BJMM
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Phoenix AZ
We are now season ticket holders.

This venue is the best!!! Great plays, fabulous talent, and easy parking and an intimate theatre... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
djbateman
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix Theatre, founded in 1920 as Phoenix Little Theatre, is the longest running arts institution in the State of Arizona and one of the oldest continuously operating arts organizations in the country. As an integral part of Arizona's cultural landscape, providing entertainment and education opportunities to millions of residents, Phoenix Theatre is the only professional theatre in the Valley that provides programming that spans all generations.
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“main stage” (5 reviews)
“black box” (4 reviews)
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100 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1648
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just attended PT's production of Mama Mia. Having lived near NYC for years with the opportunity to attend Broadway musicals on a regular basis, I can say Phoenix Theatre can hold its own with the big boys. Talented actors with impressive credentials and even more...More

Thank BJMM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue is the best!!! Great plays, fabulous talent, and easy parking and an intimate theatre. Every seat in the house is a good seat!!

Thank djbateman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darling, comfortable little theater. Quality stage, great singers, comfortable seats. Full bar and little bistro to eat at. Wonderful experience!

Thank F6787MDelizabethl
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is NOT Broadway. The shows are relatively well done, but while the direction appears to be superb, the actors don't seem to get it. We've seen four shows here. I can't recommend any of them. Located next to the Phoenix Art Museum (which has...More

Thank Vegascr1
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This theater company does a superb job. Theaters are small and intimate so the audience is always close to the performers. The quality of the productions and acting is great. I highly recommend this as a great entertainment venue. The wine bar is open prior...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love this theater. There are three theaters here and every play that I have seen is first-rate. The bar and restaurant are wonderful. Nice menu with sandwiches and other delicious things to eat before or after the theater performance. The atmosphere is fantastic. Sit...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I've had the opportunity to attend many plays this season at Phoenix Theatre. The staff was always hepful and pleasant. The facility is always clean. The plays are diverse and funny! We have an amazing diversity of actors in our community. If you haven't been...More

Thank mary_dever08
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Phoenix Theatre is a good spot to enjoy the theatre with its wonderful performances, sip on a cocktail and/or sit outside on the lovely lawn. The black box theatre is a good spot for the show but we also held an event that includes...More

Thank MaryAnn G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Saw the last show of the season. It was fun, audience participated and appeared actors and patrons both enjoyed being there. Theater has a good sound system and staff very helpful.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Easy to get to from anywhere in the Valley (we drove 22 miles), and parking is free and right next door. Comfortable, smallish theater with good sightlines and sound. We saw the musical show Beehive and enjoyed it, but the pleasant surprise was the theater...More

Thank Erik R
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drugpusher
17 September 2017|
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Response from jfricano1 | Reviewed this property |
mama mia---------- till the end of sept
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Alleyone
25 August 2017|
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Response from Hannah G | Reviewed this property |
There is no obstructed view, and we sat left lodge.Theater is small, and intimate.
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lobsterbacks
18 July 2017|
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Response from bobaztraveler100 | Reviewed this property |
The Phoenix Theater has a great music series in July, They open their season with Mama Mia on September 6, 2017. Check out their web page for the entire season and schedule.
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