Phoenix Theatre Company Archives

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Sime Kosta as Frank N. Furter | Photo by Reg Madison Photography   Sime Kosta is no stranger to the spotlight. The actor and singer participated in national music competitions and put out three albums in his native Croatia before he turned 13. He moved to Arizona when he was 16 and discovered musical theater, going on to study it at Arizona State University. After he graduated, he went to New York and performed in...

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Come for the Food and Stay for the Dancing at Greek Fest Baklava is back as the 60th annual event Phoenix Greek Festival returns Oct. 8-10, with a full weekend of Greek music, art and children’s activities complemented by such ethnic favorites as gyros, spanakopita, baklava, ouzo and imported Greek beer and wine. Opa! Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $5, adults; free, children 11 and younger. Holy Trinity Greek...

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Many have described the pandemic as turning the world “upside down.” In response to COVID-19, some once indoor-only performance venues are turning inside-out – to the great outdoors. Herberger Theater Center On the east side of the Herberger Theater Center is its new outdoor stage, the Pavilion at the Herberger Theater Center, hosting performances now through April 2021. “We have heard from our guests that digital offerings are just not the same,” says Mark Mettes,...

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Who knew Scrooge was such a great dancer?

As the curmudgeonly character from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” actor Robert Kolby Harper does the running man, the cabbage patch, the dab, and even twerks. It’s hilarious – as it’s meant to be in this shake-and-bake parody of the classic from improv comedy enterprise Second City – but it’s also impressive, because the dude has some seriously sweet moves.

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