The 2021/2022 Season

The 2021/2022 Season

Welcome to our 102nd Season! We are thrilled to be back indoors, producing the very best in professional regional theatre. Everything you see on our three stages is produced in our own prop, costume, and scene shops, by exceptional local artisans. We bring you the highest caliber performing artists from NYC to L.A., with a majority residing right here in the Phoenix Metro area.

We have carefully chosen shows for the 2021/2022 Season that highlight stories of everyday people whose extraordinary resilience and tenacity inspire hope. We know they will uplift your spirits and create shared memories that you and your loved ones will cherish.


Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Directed by Karla Koskinen

Aug 18, 2021 to Sep 12, 2021

Hormel Theatre

A story of friendships as strong as steel

All the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done at Truvy’s Beauty Salon, where outspoken Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to a coterie of eccentric characters. By turns hilarious, poignant and acerbic, six women weather triumphs, tragedies and challenges to their beliefs about family, culture and community. This wisecracking group of women form friendships as strong as steel, which they are forced to lean on when tragedy strikes.


Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot (Small cast version)

Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot

Sep 15, 2021 to Oct 24, 2021

Mainstage Theatre

*Small Cast Version*

Love, lust and betrayal wrapped in a lavish score.

The legendary love triangle of King Arthur, Guenevere and Sir Lancelot leaps from the pages of T.H. White’s novel in Lerner and Loewe's award-winning musical Camelot at The Phoenix Theatre Company. Freshly reimagined as a “play-within-a-play” told by a band of eight traveling Revelers, this story of passion, jealousy and revenge is perfectly scaled for The Phoenix Theatre Company’s Mainstage Theatre.


The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

Book, Music, Lyrics by RICHARD O'BRIEN

Oct 6, 2021 to Dec 5, 2021

Hormel Theatre

Run time: 1 hour and 47 minutes

Awaken your inner creature of the night!

Give yourself over to the absolute pleasure of this beautifully twisted rock musical masterpiece. Dynamic tension is on the menu as naive new fiancees Brad and Janet discover a world where nothing is taboo. Awaken your inner creature of the night and explore your most sensational, interplanetary fantasies with Rocky, Eddie, Dr. Scott, Columbia, Magenta, Riff Raff and, of course, Frank-N-Furter. Brad and Janet will never be the same again, and with any luck, neither will


Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

Nov 17, 2021 to Jan 2, 2022

Mainstage Theatre

Act One: 40 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act Two: 50 minutes

The boys are back to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley come together again to celebrate the holidays! Sun Records, now festively decorated with a Christmas tree, garland, and mistletoe, rings with sounds of the season and the chart toppers that made the “Million Dollar Quartet” famous. The gang is up to their usual antics as we journey through stories of Christmas past, present, and future. It’


The Hello Girls

The Hello Girls

Music and Lyrics Peter Mills
Book Peter Mills and Cara Reichel
Direction Cara Reichel

Jan 5, 2022 to Jan 30, 2022

Hormel Theatre


Act One: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act Two: 1 hour


A jazzy new musical about the unsung heroines of World War I

The Hello Girls were America’s first female soldiers and part of the Signal Corps during World War 1 – and their unsung history is coming to The Phoenix Theatre Company in a powerful story about strength and determination in the face of inequality. During the war, communication was essential – but calls weren’t getting through fast enough. Cue The Hello Girls: the incredible bilingual


Singin’ In The Rain

Singin’ In The Rain

Feb 2, 2022 to Apr 3, 2022

Mainstage Theatre

Act One: 1 hour and 25 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act Two: 35 minutes

Defy the doldrums with this heartwarming classic  bigger and brighter than ever!

It’s 1927, Hollywood’s Golden Age, and Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the toast of Tinseltown


The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Mar 2, 2022 to May 1, 2022

Hormel Theatre

Act One: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act Two: 1 hour

Celebrate life with the revival of this joyous, Tony Award winning musical

With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love, and a celebration of life. Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, it tells the uplifting story of Celie, a woman who struggles through adversity to find strength, love and the power of her own voice. This


Toby Yatso, Matravius Avent, and Jonathan Shew as William Shakespeare, Nigel Bottom, and Nick Bottom

Something Rotten!

May 4, 2022 to Jun 19, 2022

Mainstage Theatre

Act One: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act Two: 52 minutes

It’s the musical extravaganza you didn’t know you needed!

Not content to let William Shakespeare get all the attention, the conniving but clueless Bottom brothers hatch a plan to cook up the next big stage hit. After an ill-advised trip to see Nostradamus’s food-obsessed nephew, they risk everything to produce what they believe will be the show of the future: the musical! Combining everything you love about Broadway—big dance numbers, bold costumes, and


Cassie Chilton as Patsy Cline.

Always... Patsy Cline

Jun 8, 2022 to Aug 7, 2022

Hormel Theatre

Based on the true story of a pen-pal friendship set to the soundtrack of country’s most vibrant voice

Always…Patsy Cline is a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her untimely death in a plane crash. The show’s title was inspired by Cline’s letters to Seger, which were consistently signed “Love ALWAYS… Patsy Cline.” Tales of Patsy’s life on the road are told with down-home country humor and brought to vibrant life through


On Your Feet!

ON YOUR FEET! The story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

Jul 13, 2022 to Aug 28, 2022

Mainstage Theatre

Get in the groove with this smash-hit Broadway musical fiesta!

Infused with the heartbeat of Little Havana, the ‘Rhythm is Gonna Get You’ in this inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people whose belief in their talent—and each other—catapulted them to international stardom. With a seductive beat and smoking hot choreography, On Your Feet! roars through up-tempo dance numbers with swirling skirts and swiveling hips, overflowing with heartfelt emotion. A salsa-splashed showcase of the dance-floor hits that made Gloria Estefan and the Miami