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Phoenix Theatre

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Address: 100 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1648
Phone Number: 602 889 6320
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Phoenix Theatre, founded in 1920 as Phoenix Little Theatre, is the longest...

Phoenix Theatre, founded in 1920 as Phoenix Little Theatre, is the longest running arts institution in the State of Arizona and one of the oldest continuously operating arts organizations in the country. As an integral part of Arizona's cultural landscape, providing entertainment and education opportunities to millions of residents, Phoenix Theatre is the only professional theatre in the Valley that provides programming that spans all generations.

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Fun Afternoon at the Theatre

My sister and I took in a matinee and had a wonderful time. The drinks were a tad overpriced, however the atmosphere and the service was well worth it! I would definitely not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chenita D
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and I took in a matinee and had a wonderful time. The drinks were a tad overpriced, however the atmosphere and the service was well worth it! I would definitely not think twice about taking in another play or social event at this venue.

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Thank Chenita D
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous local theatre, great cafe, nibbles and drinks. The performances are always very well done and entertaining evening can be had by all.

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Phoenix, Az
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice this year for some great entertainment. Very comfortable, intimate venue offering cocktails before your show and at intermission with a nice air conditioned lobby area and ability to stand outside in the courtyard

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We watched this show in the comfort of great seating. The theatre is small and all seats are very good for viewing the stage and seats are not right on top of each other. The theatre shares spaces with a very nice bar where you can order food and drinks during intermission or before/after the show.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Over the years Phoenix Theatre has blossomed into a top-notch multi-stage performing arts venue, complete with bar, lounging area and full-service box office. Avenue Q is PT's latest hit and returns for an encore showing. This musical is fresh, sassy, honest, raunchy and humorous--a highly entertaining adult-themed puppet show that will leave you smiling. Bravo!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This was the first visit to see an actual play here. They have done a lot of work to make this a very good theatre. Multiple plays and options for all. We actually saw Avenue Q - and were impressed by the talent as well as the theatre. Nice, comfortable and really not a bad seat in the house...a much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

That's all the Mexican I could be. I got to taste Mexican food for the very first time and the taste still lingers in my taste buds. From burritos to tortillas, everything was just delicious. They just take a good amount of time to serve their food, which might be a little unpleasant for some, but trust me it's worth... More 

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phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy seeing a show here. The talents of these actors and productions are really wonderful. Seating in the theatre is a little cramp but there is a great view of the stage from every area. If you haven't been to a performance here at this theatre and plan to go, you will be glad you did. A huge... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

A great, local theatre with a varied selection of shows throughout the season. It's right off the light rail and near lots of dining options (on the train) which make it a great date night option.

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Chandler, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My wife and I visited this Theatre many times. Always a fun experience, great shows and events. I would recommend others to visit this Theatre.

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