Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre

Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre, an award-winning non-profit performing arts theatre, is in its 22nd terrific season of shows! Three performance troupes provide entertainment on two separate stages at this Theatre's performing arts complex, located near downtown Scottsdale. Cullity Hall (with actors of all ages) and Children's Theatre productions (with actors, ages 3 to 19) are presented in its 136-seat theatre-in-the-round; while small-cast Actor's Café productions are presented in an intimate 60-seat cabaret-style theatre. All performances are at Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre, located at 4720 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, at the southwest corner of E. Highland Ave. and N. Scottsdale Rd. For tickets or to become a Cullity Hall season subscriber, contact the Theatre Box Office: (480) 483-1664.

Actor's Cafe Productions
Actor's Cafe Productions
DST Special Engagement
Mainstage Productions
Mainstage Productions
Next Stage Actor's Cafe Productions
Next Stage Productions
Next Stage Productions
On Stage Productions
Secret Season


Actor's Cafe Productions

Actor's Cafe ticket prices are $28 for adults & $22 seniors and students. Call the Box Office for information on Rush Pricing!

 

Lost in Yonkers
Lost in Yonkers

October 7 - November 13, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Bella is 35-years-old, mentally challenged and living at home with her mother, stern Grandma Kurnitz. Ne’r do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady’s doorstep. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, a small-time hoodlum in a strange new world called Yonkers.

Coney Island Christmas
Coney Island Christmas

November 25 - December 23, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Coney Island Christmas introduces us to Shirley Abramowitz, a young Jewish girl who is cast as Jesus in the school’s Christmas pageant. As Shirley, now much older, recounts the memorable story to her great-granddaughter, the play captures a timeless and universal tale of what it means to be an American during the holidays.

Drop Dead!
Drop Dead!

January 6 - February 12, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

A cast of has-been actors plan to revive their careers in a potboiler murder mystery, “Drop Dead!” At the dress rehearsal the set falls, props break, and the producer and an actor are murdered. During opening night, the murders continue. The remaining thespians must save the show and their careers, solve the mystery and stay alive for curtain calls.

Ruthless! the Musical Comedy
Ruthless! the Musical Comedy

March 3 - April 9, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Eight-year-old Tina knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking, and she will do anything to win the part. Her mother, Judy, discovers from her adoptive mother that her birth mother was a famous actress. Judy decides that she should be famous as well and becomes a Broadway diva. Will they both become Broadway stars?

Macbeth
Macbeth

April 28 - June 4, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

“All hail, MacBeth that shall be king hereafter “ With these dramatic words the weird sisters re Macbeth with an all-consuming desire to be King of Scotland. And neither he nor his wife, Lady Macbeth, will stop at anything to gain the throne.

The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest

June 16 - July 23, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Two young gents have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. Worthing has invented a brother whom he uses as an excuse to leave his dull life behind. Montcrieff decides to take the name Earnest when visiting Worthing’s beautiful ward, Cecily. Things start to go awry and their deceptions are discovered.

Mainstage Productions

Mainstage ticket prices are $28 for adults & $22 seniors and students. Call the Box Office for information on Rush Pricing!

 

Seussical
Seussical

September 30 - October 30, 2016
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Horton is an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whos. Horton faces a challenge- not only must he protect the Whos, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

January 13 - February 12, 2017
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

In small town of Chesterham, England, the young and charming Edwin Drood has been mysteriously murdered. But by whom? His leering romantic rival, John Jasper? The infamous purveyor of opium and vice, Princess Puffer? The mysterious Landless twins, newly arrived from Ceylon? Or someone else even more dastardly and villainous? The decision is yours!

Mel Brooks' The Producers the Musical
Mel Brooks' The Producers the Musical

April 7 - May 7, 2017
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

A down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious op in history thereby bilking their backers out of millions of dollars. The antics of Max and Leo as they maneuver their way through nding a show, hiring a director and more is a lesson in broad comic construction.

Next Stage Productions

Next Stage ticket prices are $20 for adults & $18 seniors and students. Call the Box Office for information on Rush Pricing!

 

Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can

June 30 - July 30, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Seeking fame and fortune, Frank Abignale, Jr. runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl, Carl pursues Frank across the country to make him pay for his crimes.

On Stage Productions

On Stage ticket prices are $15.

 

Elf the Musical, Jr.
Elf the Musical, Jr.

November 11 - December 18, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 1 & 3 pm

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Disney's The Little Mermaid

February 24 - March 26, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 1 & 3 pm

In a magical underwater kingdom, the mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, and convince the Prince that she's the girl whose enchanting voice he's been seeking.

School of Rock the Musical
School of Rock the Musical

May 26 - June 18, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 1 & 3 pm