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Address: 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281-5293
Phone Number: (480) 350-2822
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Never miss a showing by the Scottsdale Musical Theater

For a local company they are great. All seats in the theater are great. The price is very affordable. Just saw My Fair Lady and am looking forward to Guys and Dolls in January... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane S
Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a local company they are great. All seats in the theater are great. The price is very affordable. Just saw My Fair Lady and am looking forward to Guys and Dolls in January 2017. If you get a chance to catch a showing, don't pass it up

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After sending an email to VetTix regarding this incident, Tempe Center for the Arts emailed an apology and made things right. I was not able to see My Fair Lady, but they gave us tickets to see Guys and Dolls in January. Works out great because this is my birthday! Thank you Tempe Center for the Arts for reaching out... More 

Thank Susan L
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We drove all the way from the west side to the east side, through the rain and hail to see My Fair Lady. There was two adults and two 11 year old girls. We get there and are informed that they over sold the show and we don't have any tickets! I prepaid for the tickets through VetTix and was... More 

Thank Suzieq6165
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We go and see the Tempe Symphony Orchestra and the Tempe Wind Ensemble here on a pretty regular basis. The music from these programs are world class and the conductors are great!. Tempe is awesome for brining this culture to our little part of the world so we can enjoy this. The building is modern and very nice!

Thank Chris O
Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Even though we live in Tempe, we had never been to any events at this venue. Then we found out an artist we liked was going to be performing here, so we decided to go. The architecture and the setting are stunning, but we were disappointed in the sound. Not sure if it's the acoustics or just bad audio engineering.

Thank G0ldNGirl
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Tempe along the south side of the Salt River is under considerable construction with development of new office space and residential housing. The Tempe Center for the Arts is a welcome break in the architecture of the area and is connected to the north side of the river by a Millenniumesque footbridge. This area has a lot of potential for... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Yes, this is a must visit. If there is a performance whether musical or comedy, I would highly recommend a visit. Walking the area next to the water, especially at sunset should be on your to-do list. We live in a desert and sometimes we must be reminded there is water flowing. If there is a performance or a comedy... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The grounds are beautiful and the inside is extremely interesting. Love the infinity pool and the one outside yard area has some very neat sculptures. The bridge over Tempe Town Lake is more than just a bridge. It's architecturally a very interesting design. We saw people taking a bike tour of the area and going... More 

Thank Thelrose
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The Tempe Center for Arts is located right along side Tempe Town Lake near Downtown Tempe. The whole complex itself is absolutely beautiful. It is super modern chic and unique look. I love going to the Center because its always so much more than just going to the theatre. It's definitely an experience. When you walk in you a greeted... More 

Thank mombeyondmom b
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I visited the TCA on two occasions on our recent trip to phoenix. Our first visit was to see the Page to Screen exhibit which depicts various drawing and memorabilia of primarily historical American books and stories which have become TV shows and films. Examples included MASH, Winnie the Pooh, Cinderella, Snow White and James Bond.... More 

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