Theatre Artists Studio announces 2016-17 lineup

The Studio announces its 2016-17 season. Here’s a breakdown of currently scheduled events and dates.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sundays for all productions.

Theatre Artists StudioAll productions will run for three weekends, with the exception of New Summer Shorts, which runs for two.

Tickets are $25 for General Admission; $20 each for Groups of 10 or More, Seniors age 65 and over and members of the military (active and retired) and $15 for Students age 25 and under.

For tickets and other information, visit www.thestudiophx.org.

Theatre Artists Studio is located 4848 E. Cactus Road, suite 406 in Scottsdale.

Schedule events and dates are:

  • Love, Loss and What I Wore, by Nora & Delia Ephron; Sept. 2-18

Proving that a great show is always in fashion, Love, Loss, and What I Wore captures compelling moments in the lives of its characters through the time capsule of their wardrobes – a natural passage all women can relate to, and any man who has ever lived with a woman will recognize. Based on the book by Ilene Beckerman.

  • The Price, by Arthur Miller; Oct. 14-30

The brilliant, powerful and deeply moving play that marked the author’s triumphant return to Broadway. The play examines with compassion, humor and rare insight, the relationship of two long-estranged brothers who meet after many years to dispose of their late father’s belongings.

  • The Herd, by Rory Kinnear; Nov. 25-Dec. 11

It’s Andy’s 21st birthday and preparations for the party are under way. But Andy and his caregiver are running late. As his family gathers, two unexpected guests appear, straining the delicate family dynamic. A regional premiere!

  • Bakersfield Mist, by Stephen Sachs; Jan. 13-Jan. 29, 2017

Maude, a fifty-something unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, has bought a painting for a few bucks from a thrift store. Despite almost trashing it, she’s now convinced it’s a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. But when world-class art expert Lionel Percy flies over from New York and arrives at her trailer home in Bakersfield to authenticate the painting, he has no idea what he is about to discover. Inspired by true events, this hilarious and thought-provoking new comedy-drama asks vital questions about what makes art and people truly authentic.

  • Storefront Church, by John Patrick Shanley; Feb. 24-March 12, 2017

The three great American institutions: Business, Religion and Politics, collide in the engaging, humorous new play by John Patrick Shanley. When a Bronx Borough President is forced by the mortgage crisis into a confrontation with a local minister, the question they confront is one that faces us all: What is the relationship between spiritual experience and social action?

  • To Be Announced; April 7-April 23, 2017

Stay tuned to see what exciting program is in the works for April.

  • It’s a Musical World; May 12-May 28, 2017

Experience the brilliant and magical music of Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse.

  • New Summer Shorts 2017; June 15-June 25, 2017

Our summer festival of short plays penned by Studio playwrights is an annual audience favorite. Some comical, some dramatic, some completely absurd, they all add up to 90 minutes of unique theater guests won’t experience anywhere else.

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