WELCOME TO DESERT STAGES THEATRE

Our home is inside Scottsdale Fashion Square, located in the food court, at the center of Arizona’s premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Our new location has greatly expanded our capacity for presenting vibrant Broadway-inspired musicals and dramatic shows, and for introducing aspiring young actors to all aspects of musical theatre production.

We look forward to sharing our NEW Desert Stages with you!

WELCOME TO DESERT STAGES THEATRE

Our home is inside Scottsdale Fashion Square, located in the food court, at the center of Arizona’s premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Our new location has greatly expanded our capacity for presenting vibrant Broadway-inspired musicals and dramatic shows, and for introducing aspiring young actors to all aspects of musical theatre production.

We look forward to sharing our NEW Desert Stages with you!

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COMING SOON

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BOEING BOEING

Aug 24 to Oct 7

This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features selfstyled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.

COMING SOON

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Oct 5 to Nov 4

Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors.

THE BUTTERFLY’S DAY

Oct 13 to 28

This Gerry Cullity original musical inspired by a late night radio program where a butterfly would live for only one day, imparts an inspiring magical garden tale about a Butterfly given one day to find its purpose and in the process overcomes the evil Gypsy Moth Queen and accomplices Sneaky, Sleazy, Slimy and Sluggy.

THE BAD SEED

Oct 19 to Nov 18

The scene is a small Southern town where Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter, Rhoda. Little Rhoda Penmark is the evil queen of the story. On the surface she is sweet, charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents, admired by all her elders. But Rhoda’s mother has an uneasy feeling about her.

MAINSTAGE PRODUCTIONS

2018-2019 SEASON

Young Frankenstein
10/5 - 11/4
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Disaster!
1/11 - 2/10, 2019
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Oliver
4/5 - 5/5, 2019
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ACTOR’S CAFE PRODUCTIONS

2018-2019 SEASON

Boeing Boeing
8/24 - 10/7
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Bad Seed
10/19 - 11/18
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The Christmas Story The Play
11/30 - 12/23
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Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks
1/18 - 2/24, 2019
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Death of a Salesman
3/15 - 4/14, 2019
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Broadway Bound
4/26 - 6/9, 2019
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The Dixie Swim Club
6/21 - 8/4, 2019
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YOUTH/TEEN PRODUCTIONS

2018-2019 SEASON

Bye Bye Birdie
8/17 - 9/16
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The Butterfly’s Day
10/13 - 10/28
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Mary Poppins Jr
11/16 - 12/23
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
1/19 - 2/3, 2019
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Legally Blonde The Musical
5/17 - 6/16, 2019
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Gerry Cullity’s Alice In Wonderland
5/25 - 6/9, 2019
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All Shook Up
6/28 - 7/28, 2019
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DESERT STAGES ACADEMY

At Desert Stages Academy actors of all ages learn, grow and thrive. They experience every aspect of theatrical performing and production while building confidence and poise that lasts a lifetime.

CENTER STAGE

Center Stage Is an 8-week theatrical training session that showcases a Broadway favorite and introduces young actors, ages 4-10, to all aspects to musical theatre production. This mini-camp program includes auditions, acting games and plenty of singing and dancing.

THEATRICAL CAMPS

At Theatrical Camps young actors receive a high quality hands-on theatrical experience in a non-competitive, fun environment. Each session covers all aspects of a musical production, including auditions, staging and choreography. And, every Theatrical Camp concludes with a FREE stage performance for family & friends.

SPECIAL CLASSES

In Addition to our Center Stage and Theatrical Camp programs, Desert Stages is currently offering these special classes:

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS

By Dale Yeoman

Strengthen your voice, create and expand your range while improving your performance. Training for all ages.