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The Nutcracker Phoenix

2014 October 29
by phoenix

This is one of the timeless classics of the holiday season. The Nutcracker is back for another year in Phoenix. See all of the dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes as they dance to Tchaikovsky’s music performed by The Phoenix Symphony. Opening night is December 6th through the 24th with The Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall. You can check their calendar to see what the showtimes are for each evening. Tickets can be purchased either online or at the ticket box office. Ticket prices start at $50 and up. Of course this will be a popular event so you may want to plan on purchasing your tickets ahead of time.

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Now you can purchase your Nutcracker tickets online and if you do then be sure to check for promo codes. You should notice a promo code box at the top right of the checkout page. Just enter your coupon there and click submit. You should then see your discount appear in the ticket price. A lot of times they’ll send out special promo codes for early ticket purchases, sometimes referred to as pre-sales. You can follow Ballet Arizona on Facebook and Twitter because they will sometimes publish these promo codes through their social media pages. Of course if you have a season subscription you’ll be able to get a little bit of a discount on your tickets. Just check with them to see what the current discount rate is for those who have a season subscription. Finally, you may want to keep an eye on the daily deal / coupon sites like Groupon because they have offered savings of up to 50%.

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Comedy "Harvey": A Buddy Story About a Man & His Imaginary Rabbit

at Desert Stages Actor's Cafe, Scottsdale
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Fri, November 28
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FULL PRICE: $25.00
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Perhaps best known as the beloved 1950 Jimmie Stewart film, "Harvey" was originally a Pulitzer Prize-winning play -- and now's your chance to see it live like it all started. Good old Elwood P. Dowd h... [more+]

Perhaps best known as the beloved 1950 Jimmie Stewart film, "Harvey" was originally a Pulitzer Prize-winning play -- and now's your chance to see it live like it all started. Good old Elwood P. Dowd has a best friend named Harvey. Elwood takes Harvey with him everywhere he goes, introducing him to folks and ordering him drinks at their favorite local bar. Yes, Harvey and Elwood are very good friends indeed. It's just that Harvey happens to be an imaginary six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch tall rabbit. Based on Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Actor's Cafe Productions' "Harvey" is the subtly hilarious story of a lovable gentleman, his invisible best friend and the exasperated family members who want to wash their hands of the whole oddball situation. [less-]

"On Golden Pond": A Touching & Funny Family Drama

at Theatre Artists Studio, Scottsdale
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
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FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00

This humorous and heartwarming play centers on a long-married elderly couple, Norman and Ethel, as they spend yet another summer at their beloved cottage on a lake in Maine. When their estranged daugh... [more+]

This humorous and heartwarming play centers on a long-married elderly couple, Norman and Ethel, as they spend yet another summer at their beloved cottage on a lake in Maine. When their estranged daughter arrives with her fiance and his son in tow, Norman and Ethel agree to host the young boy for the duration of the summer. And as they come to terms with the realities of life's twilight years, reexamining the past and worrying over the fleeting future, they discover how precious time really is. "On Golden Pond" won three Tony Awards in its original Broadway run, and the 1981 film adaptation received 10 Oscar nominations, with wins for its stars Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, as well as writer Ernest Thompson. This Theatre Artists Studio production is brought to you by the same team responsible for last season's sold-out hit, "The Last Romance". [less-]

National Comedy Theatre's Improv: An Interactive Competition

at National Comedy Theatre Phoenix, Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
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FULL PRICE: $14.00
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This spontaneous comedy competition relies on you and your fellow audience members to shout out suggestions, egg on teams of hilarious, highly skilled performers and ultimately decide which group wins... [more+]

This spontaneous comedy competition relies on you and your fellow audience members to shout out suggestions, egg on teams of hilarious, highly skilled performers and ultimately decide which group wins for the night. Every game and skit is completely improvised, so you get a different, unrehearsed show every time with limitless possibilities for laughter. The National Comedy Theatre's improv shows are appropriate for all ages and are thoroughly enjoyed by all kinds of audiences. The NCT presents weekly comedy performances throughout Arizona, as well as thousands of corporate entertainment events and private shows around the world. [less-]

"Shear Madness": Hair-Raising Whodunit Combines Improv & Hilarious Farce

at Phoenix Theatre - Hormel Black Box Theatre, Phoenix
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
FULL PRICE: $51.00 - $66.00
OFFER PRICE: $29.00 - $35.00

Set in a present-day Phoenix beauty salon, "Shear Madness" is a hilarious whodunit with you, the audience, as a central character. When the salon's landlady is murdered, police lieutenant Nick and his... [more+]

Set in a present-day Phoenix beauty salon, "Shear Madness" is a hilarious whodunit with you, the audience, as a central character. When the salon's landlady is murdered, police lieutenant Nick and his eager assistant Mikey launch an investigation, and a host of wacky suspects soon emerge. A zany blend of mystery and improvisational theater ensues, with audience members called upon to make sense of the clues, question the actors and ultimately solve the crime. Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, "Shear Madness" holds the Guinness record for longest running play in U.S. theater history, and this Phoenix Theatre production boasts new clues and up-to-the-minute humor. [less-]

Adult Comedy "Valhalla", From Paul Rudnick ("Jeffrey")

at The Hardes Theatre at Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
FULL PRICE: $28.00
OFFER PRICE: $14.00

This hilarious comedy by the spoofmeister himself, Paul Rudnick ("Addams Family Values, Jeffrey, I Hate Hamlet") cleverly tracks the parallel lives of the mad 19th-century King Ludwig II of Bavaria an... [more+]

This hilarious comedy by the spoofmeister himself, Paul Rudnick ("Addams Family Values, Jeffrey, I Hate Hamlet") cleverly tracks the parallel lives of the mad 19th-century King Ludwig II of Bavaria and a wild Texas teenager from the 1940s, who each pursue their dreams of finding true beauty with equal operatic passion. This comic epic's been hailed by the "New Republic" as Rudnick's "most ambitious and strongest work yet," while "The New York Times" raves, "You can be sure that a winsomely wicked bon mot will fly by every minute or so." Nearly Naked Theatre more than lives up to its name for this latest revival in their "Returning Hit" series, which will indeed include nudity. [less-]

Thrilling Cat-and-Mouse Classic: "Wait Until Dark"

at Herberger Theater Center - Center Stage, Phoenix
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Sat, November 29
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FULL PRICE: $49.00 - $56.00
OFFER PRICE: $24.50 - $28.00

Blind housewife Susy Hendrix is being terrorized in her apartment by a band of criminals who believe she has the heroin-stuffed doll they smuggled into the country. But Susy's no helpless victim. Util... [more+]

Blind housewife Susy Hendrix is being terrorized in her apartment by a band of criminals who believe she has the heroin-stuffed doll they smuggled into the country. But Susy's no helpless victim. Utilizing her unique abilities, she's able to level the playing field with the help of a young neighbor, devising a pulse-pounding game of cat-and-mouse that unfolds in the dark of night and has been thrilling audiences for decades. Originally produced on Broadway in 1966 and made into the classic Audrey Hepburn film a year later, "Wait Until Dark" is an electrifying thriller by Frederick Knott, the playwright behind "Dial M for Murder". [less-]

Supernatural Mystery Dinner Theater: "A Ghostly Crime"

at Orange Tree Golf Club, Scottsdale
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Sat, November 29
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FULL PRICE: $45.00
OFFER PRICE: $22.50 - $25.00

Filthy rich and surrounded by money-seeking vultures, Mrs. Mary Astor-Turf has started receiving messages from her deceased great, great, great grandfather. With the help of an eccentric psychic mediu... [more+]

Filthy rich and surrounded by money-seeking vultures, Mrs. Mary Astor-Turf has started receiving messages from her deceased great, great, great grandfather. With the help of an eccentric psychic medium and a spooky séance, she tries to channel his communication to make sense of the contact from beyond the grave. But everyone thinks Mary is crazy and wants to worm their way to her wealth, especially her unfaithful husband Teddy Turf and his deceitful mistress who plot to scare Mary to death! Watch this hilarious tale unfold and try to uncover the guilty party over a delicious three-course meal at the Orange Tree Golf Club. [less-]

"A Tuna Christmas": Merry Mayhem in Small-Town Texas

at Mesa Encore Black Box on Brown Theatre, Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 29
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FULL PRICE: $15.00
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Everything is bigger in Texas, "especially" Christmas. In fact, the overheated holiday spirit of one tiny Texas town is enough to melt the North Pole in "A Tuna Christmas". Radio station OKKK news per... [more+]

Everything is bigger in Texas, "especially" Christmas. In fact, the overheated holiday spirit of one tiny Texas town is enough to melt the North Pole in "A Tuna Christmas". Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report live on the holiday craziness that has gripped Tuna, Texas (population 24), including an imperiled "A Christmas Carol" staging and a sabotaged yard-decorating contest. With two gifted actors playing a dozen(!) characters each, this lively sequel to "Greater Tuna" is a holiday tradition in its own right, first staged on Broadway (where it snagged a Tony nom) and then adapted into an acclaimed TV movie. [less-]

Guitarist Corey Christiansen: Western-Inspired Jazz

at Tempe Center for the Arts - Studio Theatre, Tempe
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 29
FULL PRICE: $29.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00 - $14.00

Raised in the mountains and high plains of Utah, veteran six-stringer Corey Christiansen takes the sweeping frontier sounds of his childhood and turns them into modern jazz on his fifth solo album, "L... [more+]

Raised in the mountains and high plains of Utah, veteran six-stringer Corey Christiansen takes the sweeping frontier sounds of his childhood and turns them into modern jazz on his fifth solo album, "Lone Prairie". Christiansen's a longtime jazz guitarist and instrument instructor at the university level, who's played with many of today's greats and released several well-received discs. His latest captures the essence of the American West with three original songs, along with cowboy favorites like "Streets of Laredo" and "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie." [less-]

"Deadly Housewives": Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre With a "Desperate" Twist

at Orange Tree Golf Club, Scottsdale
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 29
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FULL PRICE: $45.00
OFFER PRICE: $22.50 - $25.00

When housewives Summer, Chastity and Janet uncover the gruesome murder of their dear neighbor, their predicament isn't just desperate -- it's deadly! In this light-hearted murder mystery show, the lad... [more+]

When housewives Summer, Chastity and Janet uncover the gruesome murder of their dear neighbor, their predicament isn't just desperate -- it's deadly! In this light-hearted murder mystery show, the ladies of "Hysteria Lane" need more than the police to solve this puzzling crime ... they're going to need "you". As you dine on a delicious three-course dinner, you'll help the gals put together the pieces and uncover the murderer. In the process, the ladies may even enlist the help of an audience member to try and contact their deceased friend from beyond the grave. Please see the full event description for detailed menu information. [less-]

"The Midnight Show": Adult-Oriented Improv Comedy

at National Comedy Theatre Phoenix, Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 29
Sat, December 27
FULL PRICE: $8.00
OFFER PRICE: COMP

If it's off-the-cuff adult-oriented laughter you're after, check out National Comedy Theatre's monthly late-night show, promising all kinds of uncensored made-up material. And unlike the troupe's othe... [more+]

If it's off-the-cuff adult-oriented laughter you're after, check out National Comedy Theatre's monthly late-night show, promising all kinds of uncensored made-up material. And unlike the troupe's other, equally hilarious performances, "The Midnight Show" eschews the competitive aspect of improv and goes for broke. With no referee and no rules, these highly-trained comic talents are free to go wherever their dirty little minds take them, and you're invited along for the ride. In fact, you're encouraged to provide some starting off points for the evening's series of skits and games. [less-]

"Miracle on 34th Street": The Holiday Family Favorite on Stage

at The Palms Theatre, Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 29
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Fri, December 05
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FULL PRICE: $33.00
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"Miracle on 34th Street" is even more miraculous a story on stage than on the silver screen. Inspired by the 1947 film starring Edmund Gwenn and young Natalie Wood, "Miracle on 34 Street" is now a cha... [more+]

"Miracle on 34th Street" is even more miraculous a story on stage than on the silver screen. Inspired by the 1947 film starring Edmund Gwenn and young Natalie Wood, "Miracle on 34 Street" is now a charming stage drama that gets to the true meaning of the holiday season. When a man named Kris Kringle agrees to serve as a last-minute replacement for Santa in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, he's so convincing that he's offered a job as the department store's in-house Claus. But how can he convince the doubters, including a cynical single mother and her eight-year-old daughter who yearns for something to believe in? Enjoy this lively new take on a cherished Christmas classic featuring a score by Meredith Wilson of "The Music Man". This holiday treasure will warm your heart and fill you with Christmas cheer. Arrive early and enjoy items from an a la carte menu, available for purchase at the venue. [less-]

"It's a Wonderful Life": Holiday Favorite Adapted for the Stage

at Don Bluth Front Row Theatre, Scottsdale
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 29
Mon, December 01
FULL PRICE: $23.00
OFFER PRICE: $11.50

America's favorite holiday story, "It's a Wonderful Life", is taking the stage in Scottsdale. Alone and defeated, George Bailey stands on the bridge that overlooks his beloved Bedford Falls, convinced... [more+]

America's favorite holiday story, "It's a Wonderful Life", is taking the stage in Scottsdale. Alone and defeated, George Bailey stands on the bridge that overlooks his beloved Bedford Falls, convinced himself that his life and his work have been for nothing. He's about to end it all when he's visited by a guardian angel who will show him what life would have been like without him. This heartwarming story about the importance of ordinary acts of kindness and decency has become a beloved holiday tradition. [less-]

Comedian Tone Bell ("Key and Peele", "Whitney")

at Stand Up Live, Phoenix
OFFER DATES:
Sun, November 30
FULL PRICE: $17.00
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Actor and stand-up comic Tone Bell is one of the nation's hottest rising stars. He spent two seasons playing RJ the bartender on NBC's "Whitney", and has also been seen on Comedy Central's "Key and Pe... [more+]

Actor and stand-up comic Tone Bell is one of the nation's hottest rising stars. He spent two seasons playing RJ the bartender on NBC's "Whitney", and has also been seen on Comedy Central's "Key and Peele", E!'s "Chelsea Lately", the Spike TV special "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" and E!'s "Love You, Mean It". He made his late-night stand-up debut on the "Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson", where he showcased hilarious and self-deprecating stories from his life. He's currently a cast member on NBC's new sitcom "Bad Judge". [less-]

Donate a Thanksgiving Meal Through St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance

at St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, Phoenix
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 01
FULL PRICE: $10.00 - $30.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00 - $30.00

Once again this Thanksgiving, we're partnering with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance -- the world's first food bank -- to help feed those in need. Your donation of $10 is enough to fund a whopping 70 mea... [more+]

Once again this Thanksgiving, we're partnering with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance -- the world's first food bank -- to help feed those in need. Your donation of $10 is enough to fund a whopping 70 meals! Serving two-thirds of Arizona's 15 counties, St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance distributes more than 68 million pounds of food annually. That's 250,000 meals every day. You can pitch in with donations of $10, $20 (feeds 140) or $30 (feeds 210), now through the end of the weekend, and 100% of the money donated will go to St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance's life-changing work. [less-]

Irving Berlin's "White Christmas": Beloved Musical With Dinner

at Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria
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Tue, December 02
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FULL PRICE: $78.50 - $93.50
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Based on the perennial holiday film favorite starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen and Rosemary Clooney, this stage adaptation of "White Christmas" tells the story of two successful song-and-da... [more+]

Based on the perennial holiday film favorite starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen and Rosemary Clooney, this stage adaptation of "White Christmas" tells the story of two successful song-and-dance men who fall in love with a pair of beautiful sisters while struggling to save the fading Vermont inn owned by their former commanding general. Like a gorgeous Christmas card come to life onstage, this beloved musical features the songs "Happy Holiday," "Sisters," "I Love a Piano" and the best-selling single of all time, "White Christmas." Full of romance, laughter and beautiful choreography, this musical extravaganza captures the magic of the season. [less-]

"Pippin": The High-Flying Musical Sensation

at ASU Gammage, Tempe
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 02
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Thu, December 04
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FULL PRICE: $66.00
OFFER PRICE: $50.00

After dazzling audiences in New York, Boston and Los Angeles -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival -- this exciting new staging of "Pippin" comes to ASU Gammage. This updated ver... [more+]

After dazzling audiences in New York, Boston and Los Angeles -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival -- this exciting new staging of "Pippin" comes to ASU Gammage. This updated version of the Broadway classic infuses the production with amazing acrobatics and wondrous magical feats, along with the music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, award-winning composer of "Wicked" and "Godspell". With classic songs "Corner of the Sky," "No Time at All," "Magic to Do" and "Extraordinary," and recreated versions of Bob Fosse's original choreography, this sexy and sophisticated version of "Pippin" tells the story of the son of Charlemagne, leader of the Holy Roman Empire, who goes on a death-defying journey to find meaning in life. He encounters love, sex, war and politics, and must ultimately choose between a life that's ordinary or a flash of singular glory. [less-]

"Mary Poppins": See the High-Flying Musical Live

at Phoenix Theatre - Mainstage Theatre, Phoenix
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 02
Wed, December 03
FULL PRICE: $71.00 - $76.00
OFFER PRICE: $37.00 - $43.00

Every day's a jolly holiday with Mary, so what better way to ring in the season than with Phoenix Theatre's production of "Mary Poppins"? Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Disney fi... [more+]

Every day's a jolly holiday with Mary, so what better way to ring in the season than with Phoenix Theatre's production of "Mary Poppins"? Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Disney film, this musical adaptation lands on the stage with a heartwarming score, spoonfuls of imagination, and a flying nanny who's perfectly perfect in every way. Audience members young and old will step in time to this hit musical. "Mary Poppins" was co-created by acclaimed British producer Cameron Mackintosh ("Oliver!") and features music and lyrics by the legendary Sherman brothers, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, with a book by Julian Fellowes ("Downton Abbey"). [less-]

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood ("Whose Line is it Anyway?")

at Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 05
FULL PRICE: $34.00
OFFER PRICE: $17.00

A pair of the quickest wits on the planet are touring said globe in an improvisational comedy show they've dubbed "The Two-Man Group", featuring tons of audience interaction. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sh... [more+]

A pair of the quickest wits on the planet are touring said globe in an improvisational comedy show they've dubbed "The Two-Man Group", featuring tons of audience interaction. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood -- best known as longtime cast members of the British and U.S. versions of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" -- prove they're masters of off-the-cuff cleverness by asking for suggestions from the crowd and then creating sketches right on the spot. Plus, throughout the show, audience members are brought up on stage to add an extra element of the hilariously unexpected. Mochrie and Sherwood can be seen performing numerous times each week on Comedy Central and ABC Family, and they recently released a new DVD based on their act, "Two Man Group: Live and Dangerous Comedy". [less-]

Cockfighting, Comedy & Conflict: "Year of the Rooster"

at Tempe Performing Arts Center, Tempe
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 05
Sat, December 06
Sun, December 07
+ 7 more dates
Fri, December 05
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Sun, December 07
Thu, December 11
Fri, December 12
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Thu, December 18
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FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00

Odysseus Rex is a champion, his opponents' ultimate terror, his trainer's greatest hope ... Odysseus Rex is a rooster. And one day he will destroy the sun. "Year of the Rooster" is a play about cockfi... [more+]

Odysseus Rex is a champion, his opponents' ultimate terror, his trainer's greatest hope ... Odysseus Rex is a rooster. And one day he will destroy the sun. "Year of the Rooster" is a play about cockfighting that "The New York Times" hailed as "astonishingly entertaining," going on to ask the age-old question: "Who would have thought that a barnyard bird could make such an intriguing stage character?" And perhaps a person can no longer claim to have seen it all until they've watched a grown man bring to vivid, complicated life a cocky, compelling and drug-fueled rooster live onstage. Furiously comic and yet filled with pathos, this one-of-a-kind production follows the exploits of Odysseus Rex, his promoter, his trainer and more, and was written by Eric Dufault, a playwright in his mid-20s who has proven himself a creative contender worth keeping a watchful eye on. [less-]