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Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

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Peoria Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) is a community theater and event space located in historic Old Town Peoria. The managing tenant is TheaterWorks, a 501(c)(3) non-profit theater company that produces more than 200 events a year for audiences of all ages. TheaterWorks' calendar includes live theater, concerts, dance performances, comedy, kids events, and much more. It is also home to a city art gallery and hosts the Second Saturdays music series. Peoria Center for the Performing Arts is a tremendous asset to Peoria, providing arts and cultural enrichment to the community.

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

Music Series


The Peoria Arts department and TheaterWorks are proud to present the Tuesday Night Music Series. This series features live musical performances by local artists, combined with food available for purchase from specialty food trucks. Adults 21 and over can enjoy a signature cocktail created for each event. Make it a date night or bring the family to the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts! We hope to see you there!

All performances are held at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices: $20 for Adults, $15 for Youth. Visit for details and tickets.


3/17/2020 - POSTPONED GRL PWR This show has been postponed until a future date, which has not yet been decided. Please check back for updates.
This high-energy experience features unstoppable women with fierce voices and exhilarating choreography! The greatest female performers through the decades will be featured in powerhouse songs like "I Will Survive," "You Outta Know," and more.

Food Trucks: 2 Fat Guys Grilled Cheese and Rocco's Cheesesteaks
Gyder Theater
4/14/2020 Voulez Vous An exhilarating disco party that features that top hits from ABBA, The BeeGees, Donna Summer, and more.

Food Trucks: Burgers Amore and Cheese E. Wagon
Gyder Theater
6/22/2020 - NEW DATE bROCKway! Broadway like you’ve never heard before! This original concept fuses favorite Broadway standards with an innovative rock edge and powerhouse voices. Hits include: "Defying Gravity," "Fame," and "Phantom of the Opera."

Food Trucks: Crazy Stuffed Breads and Wild Thing Food Truck
Gyder Theater

Second-Saturdays in Old Town Peoria


Every Second Saturday of the month, through May 9, 2020, the City of Peoria will be hosting a local arts and food experience in Old Town Peoria called 2nd Saturdays. Read more about 2nd Saturdays.

2020 Event Schedule:

  • March 14, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • April 11, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • May 9, 2020


TheaterWorks productions are temporarily postponed until further notice. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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

About Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

TheaterWorks actors performing at the PCPAIn 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.

Gyder Theater at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

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 or call the Box Office at (623) 815-7930.


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


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