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Dwayne Washington, Reanne Acasio and Lauren Zakrin To Star in World Premiere Musical Mad Hatter The Musical

Phoenix, Arizona – April 30th, 2024 – The new musical Mad Hatter The Musical will have its world premiere production at Phoenix’s Herberger Theater Center with a limited run from May 1st to May 19th, 2024. Dwayne Washington (Jersey Boys, Beauty and the Beast) stars in the title role as Franklin, with Lauren Zakrin as […]

Hailed as “A Modern Three Tenors” EleMenTrio performs at the Herberger Theater on April 5

PHOENIX, March 14, 2024 – Three award-winning, international vocalists, including two of the creators of the upcoming Mad Hatter The Musical, come together to create an entertaining and unforgettable experience.nEleMenTrio are the new “Three Tenors” for the modern age. Join them for a fun evening of inspiring and moving music. Hear original arrangements of classics […]

Herberger Theater Center and C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona Present First Annual Mariachi & Folklórico Festival on March 2, 2024

PHOENIX, February 19, 2024 – Get ready to ignite your excitement and experience the inauguration of a brand-new tradition! Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural tapestry of Mexico through the exciting blend of music and dance. The first annual Phoenix Mariachi & Folklórico Festival presented by C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona and the Herberger Theater Center is […]

The Woman in Black The acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive at the Herberger Theater Center, February 8-25, 2024

PHOENIX, January 24, 2024 – The Herberger Theater Center presents the original London production of Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black, February 8-25, 2024. Direct from the United Kingdom, with a cast from the West End of London, comes the second longest-running play in the history of British Theatre. A dark and scary mystery unfolds […]

“Islander: A New Musical” A spellbinding new musical with a Scottish folk-inspired score at the Herberger Theater Center, January 13-28, 2024

PHOENIX, December 28, 2023 – The Herberger Theater Center presents Islander, a new folk musical from Scotland, fresh off of a critically acclaimed off-Broadway run. Originally conceived and directed by Amy Draper, with tour staging and associate direction by Eve Nicol, a book by Stewart Melton, and music and lyrics by Finn Anderson, Islander uses […]

Theatre For Young Audiences/USA Announces 2023 TYA/USA NATIONAL FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE Hosted by Childsplay May 10-12, 2023

New York, NY, January 31, 2023 – Theatre for Young Audiences USA (TYA/USA), the national organization that provides advocacy and resources to the field of Theatre for Young Audiences, in collaboration with Childsplay in Tempe, Arizona, will present the 2023 TYA/USA National Festival & Conference: AMPLIFY on May 9-12, 2023. This landmark event, which will […]

Selena Maria Sings returns to the Herberger Theater Center, and debuts in Texas.

Childsplay Theatre presents Selena Maria Sings, Co-production with Magik Theatre in San Antonio. New music adorns the show for its Texas and Arizona performances. Childsplay Theatre, a pioneer in theatre for youth since 1977, brings Selena Maria Sings back to the theater in its 46th season. Opening in October, Childsplay (in co-production with Magik Theatre in San Antonio, Texas) will begin its season […]

Herberger Theater Center Announces Five New Board Members

The Herberger Theater Center is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members, Becky Gonzales with Metromile, Kaaren-Lyn Graves with NABEDC, Monica Greenman with Transwestern, Greg Marshall with Snell & Wilmer, and Trish Niemann with Cable One, Inc. “We are excited to begin working with our new board members as we enter this […]

Herberger Theater Center Rebrands to Combine Iconic Architecture and Modern Entertainment

The Herberger Theater announced the launch of its new identity and website redesign this week (HerbergerTheater.org). Long known for its ‘H’ with draping curtains, the theater’s new identity features the iconic rotunda which is the literal and figurative heart of the building where audiences converge to enjoy art on one of the theater’s three stages. […]

Herberger Theater Fights to Keep Performing Arts Alive With “1000 Friends in 1000 Days” Challenge

The Herberger Theater Center is launching a special campaign to raise funds essential to not only raising the curtain again for live performances in Phoenix, but to supporting the continuation of the Theater’s unique outreach programs for low-income children and teens across the Valley. In this multi-year campaign, the Herberger Theater aims to grow its […]