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May 21-22, Kristin Chenoweth


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May 1
Expect a rich set list that includes favorites such as “Diamonds,” “We Found Love,” “Disturbia” and “What’s My Name” as the rhythm-and-blues singer from Barbados takes the stage. Travis Scott is special guest. 7:30 p.m. $25.75-$146.25. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

May 4-8
Life changes for the better when a spunky Depression-era orphan and her clever canine meet and win the heart of billionaire “Daddy” Warbucks. The classic musical about never giving up hope is filled with such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard-Knock Life,” “Easy Street” and “Tomorrow.” Call for times and ticket prices. ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe,, 480-965-3434.

May 5-8
All Balanchine
Ib Andersen, artistic director of Ballet Arizona, brings together three works by choreographer George Balanchine — “Symphony in Three Movements,” “Apollo” and “Walpurgisnacht.” 8 p.m. $15-$163.  Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix,, 602-381-1096.

May 7
Wig Out
Slip on a wild wig and get ready to Pink Out! at this fundraising dinner, which includes a silent auction, dancing and live entertainment. All guests must wear a wig — the more outlandish, the better. The event is presented by Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump!, which provides free wigs to breast cancer patients and free mammograms to women in the community. 6 p.m.-11 p.m. $100-$125. Pointe Tapatio Cliffs, 11111 N. Seventh St., Phoenix,, 602-688-5232.

May 8
Todd Rundgren
Rock’s renaissance man takes the stage to deliver fan favorites from more than five decades of performing, including such hits as “Hello It’s Me,” “Can We Still Be Friends,” “I Saw the Light” and “We Gotta Get You a Woman.” 7:30 p.m. $35-$75. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix,, 602-267-1600.

May 14
Journey, Doobie Brothers
The iconic groups bring their San Francisco Fest 2016 to Phoenix, with Dave Mason as special guest. 7 p.m. $37-$142. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

May 21-22
Kristin Chenoweth
The actress and recording artist makes her debut with The Phoenix Symphony, performing songs from Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Sa, 7:30 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix,, 602-495-1999.

May 28
Cave Creek Balloon Festival
Colorful hot air balloons light up the night at this seventh annual festival, which includes live music, children’s activities and a fireworks finale. 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Visit website for ticket prices. Rancho Mañ​​ana Golf Course, 5734 E. Rancho Mañ​ana Blvd., Cave Creek,