Playing Next at Mesa Arts Center


Oct 25, 26, Nov 1, 2, 8, 9 – 7:30p
Oct 26, 27, Nov 2, 3, 9 – 2:00p

Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy of blood and ambition, witchcraft and war.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Feb 21, 22, 28, 29, March 6, 7 – 7:30 PM
Feb 23, 29, March 1, 7 –  2:00 PM

Shakespeare’s fantastical romantic comedy filled with lovers, dreamers, fairies, magic, and laughter from top to Bottom!

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Playing at Taliesin West

25th Anniversary Celebration

Friday March 15, 2019 – 6p and 8:30p Seating

7p Reception

Come enjoy a 60 minute performance from our Educational Touring Company in the beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright Pavilion Theater either at 6p or 8:30p. At 7p all are invited to celebrate with hors d’ouvres, beautiful birthday cakes, champagne and other treats as we ring in the next Quarter Century.

Cost: $300 donation serves our Education Mission

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        Twelfth Night: Act 2, Scene 3       – William Shakespeare

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The Death of Kings: Seize the Crown

March 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th – 7:30p, 24th, 31st – 6:00p

This adaptation of eight of Shakespeare’s history plays concentrates the bloody civil war between the houses of Lancaster and York, both vying for the English throne, into one evening of thrilling, theatrical battle. Adapter and Director, Irwin Appel and his troupe of actors from Naked Shakes and UC Santa Barbara bring new life and a new vision of these classic plays to the Southwest Shakespeare Company. This play will run 90 minutes with no intermission.

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5601 North 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016

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Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s All Female Othello

April 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th – 7:30p, 21st, 28th – 6:00p

Debra Ann Byrd, the founder and Artistic Director of the Harlem Shakespeare Festival leads an all-female cast as the title role in Othello, the Moor of Venice. This unique vision of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays about jealousy, intrigue, and betrayal is brought to the stages of Scottsdale as you’ve never seen it before. Do not miss this once-in-a-lifetime production, straight from New York City. This play will run 90 minutes with no intermission.

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