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Peoria Center for the Performing Arts  | 10580 North 83rd Dr |  Peoria, Arizona 85345 


Peoria Center for the Performing Arts Music Series

Join us for monthly musical experiences in the Gyder Theater. All performances are held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. El Jefe Tacos will be providing pre-show food starting at 5 p.m. until curtain, and the Theater Bar will be open to enjoy pre-show and at intermission. More details and tickets.

Upcoming Music Series Performances

Date Performer Genre
February 20, 2018 Brian Chartrand American folk and rock
March 13, 2018 The Big Fellahs  Celtic Rock, Americana, Soul
April 17, 2018 Phoenix Opera – Tres Tenores Operatic Tenor vocals
May 9, 2018 Mill Ave Chamber Players & Helios Chamber music and beautiful vocals
June 12, 2018 TA Burrows – Top of the Charts #1 Rock and Roll hits from the 50’s and 60’s

 


 Lion, Witch, Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

January 12-28   |   Gyder Theater

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe follows the journeys of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, four wartime London evacuees who inadvertently wander into the exciting and fantastical land of Narnia through an old wardrobe. They arrive to find an ice-covered world of talking animals and mystical creatures which for many years has been under the fierce and cruel ruling of the evil white witch who has kept the land in a perpetual frozen state. With the arrival of the humans, an epic battle of a good and evil ensues to see which of the two forces will triumph.

by CS Lewis, Dramatized by Joseph Robinette

Friday, January 12 at 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS
Saturday, January 13 at 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday, January 14 at 2:30 pm BUY TICKETS
Friday, January 19 at 7:00 pm  BUY TICKETS
Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday, January 21 at 2:30 pm BUY TICKETS
Friday, January 26 at 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS
Saturday, January 27 at 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday, January 28 at 2:30 pm BUY TICKETS

 

 For ADA seating please call the Box Office at 623-815-7930. Senior, Youth, Student and Group Discounts available.


 Traces in the Win

Traces In the Wind

Saturday, January 20   |   Gyder Theater

The City of Peoria in collaboration with TheaterWorks Presents…

Traces in the Wind is a tribute to the strength and courage of three extraordinary women who survived the Holocaust through the power of the arts. This musical staged reading uncovers stories of betrayal, humiliation, and incarceration while asserting the spiritual resistance that the arts can provide. The performers are theatre graduates of The School of Creative and Performing Arts at Stephens College in Columbia, MO. The production, created by Gail Humphries Mardirosian, Dean, features an original score by Tom Andes, a music professor in the School. Over the past two years, this performance has evolved and toured, with a debut performance at the International Psychoanalytical Conference and a performance at the Embassy of The Czech Republic in Washington D.C. “Traces in the Wind” will enlighten and educate its audiences, preserving the legacy of remarkable women.

Saturday, January 20 at 2 pm
Tickets $7 (includes a $2 ticket fee)
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Storytelling Project photo

Arizona Storytellers: New Beginnings

January 24, 2018, 7 - 9 p.m.   |   Gyder Theater

Change can be getting a new haircut, having a baby, deleting a number or leaving it all behind. Join The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com for a night of stories about the choices, discoveries and accidents that change our lives.

Storytellers Project events are filled with neighbors and notables who have a true, first-person story they're willing to share in 6-10 minutes in front of a live audience.

Featured tellers: 

  • Julie LaJoe
  • John Vasquez
  • Mark Garcia
  • Dhamana Shauri
  • Sarah Edwards
  • More TBA

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For other upcoming shows, contact Theater Works at www.TheaterWorks.org or call the Box Office at (623) 815-7930.

About Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

Man of La Mancha_Moran ImagingIn 2007 the City of Peoria completed construction of the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA).  The $13 million facility was designed by the architectural firm Westlake Reed Leskosky.  The PCPA is a joint venture with the City of Peoria and Theater Works.  Theater Works, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization,  serves as the anchor tenant and creates engaging theatrical and educational experiences, and manages the 20,000 square foot facility. The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts consists of a 274 seat main stage auditorium, a flexible 60 seat black box theater, two classrooms, an elegant lobby, dressing rooms, backstage support areas, and office space for Theater Works.

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The citizens of Peoria understand the importance the arts have on economic development, and the intrinsic impact that the arts have on the quality of life in Peoria.  The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts brings award winning theater to the downtown area, as well as a variety of arts experiences, youth programming, summer camps, and special events throughout the year.

For more information on Theater Works and other programs at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts go to www.TheaterWorks.org or call the Box Office at (623) 815-7930.

 

Facility rental information for the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.