Our downtown Phoenix venues have been home to countless concerts, comedy shows, special events and off-Broadway performances. At the Phoenix Convention Center you’ll find public shows like the annual International Arizona Auto Show, Phoenix Comicon and the 2015 NFL Experience Powered by GMC. Celebrate the arts with our Symphony Hall resident companies including Arizona Opera, Ballet Arizona and The Phoenix Symphony. Step back in time at the historic Orpheum Theatre, where you’ll find off-Broadway hits like “Rock of Ages” and “A Chorus Line” and mainstream shows by top performers like Lewis Black, Jackson Browne, Primus and the Post Super Bowl Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. We have something for everyone so let us entertain you!
BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY: MARCH 20, 2015 - MARCH 22, 2015
Now celebrating its 25th Anniversary, one of the first jukebox musicals, BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY has been seen by millions of fans in fifteen countries around the world, including the United States. The score includes over twenty of rock and roll’s greatest hits by Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper and more. Tickets can be purchased here.
BALLET ARIZONA-TODAY'S MASTERS: MARCH 26 - MARCH 29, 2015
Laugh along with Alexei Ratmansky’s delightful Le Carnaval des Animaux (Carnival of the Animals) as a whimsical menagerie of animals comes to life. Ballet Arizona’s Today’s Mastersputs today’s acclaimed choreographers in the spotlight for a program of creative and diverse works. Tickets can be purchased here.
PHOENIX BOY'S CHOIR-"WINNING SPIRIT" SPRING POPS CONCERT: MAY 1, 2015
Join The Phoenix Boy's Choir as they present songs from the sporting and gaming worlds that personify the winning spirit-inspiration, determination, perspiration, and celebration including music by Van Halen, Bob Chilcott, Frank Loesser, Alan Menken, and Shakira. Tickets can be purchased here.
PHOENIX COMICOM 2015: MAY 28 - MAY 31, 2015
Phoenix Convention Center
Discover your inner geek at Phoenix Comicon. Register here.
EDDIE IZZARD-FORCE MAJEURE: JUNE 2-3, 2015
He’s sold out Madison Square Garden and became the first stand-up comedian to play a solo show at the Hollywood Bowl. He takes ideas and situations and extrapolates them into bizarre tangential, absurd, and surreal comic narratives - topics that skip from Darth Vader and Greek mythology to human sacrifice and chaos theory. Eddie Izzard Force Majeure is a comic force to be reckoned with. Tickets can be purchased here.
DIANA KRALL-WALLFLOWER TOUR: AUGUST 21, 2015
Krall sings a set of songs that include familiar popular classics like The Mamas and the Papas’ “California Dreaming” and the Eagles’ “Desperado,” favorite vintage songs by Krall’s musical heroes Bob Dylan (he inspired the album’s title track “Wallflower”) and Elton John (“Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word”). Tickets can be purchased here.
Since its inaugural year, Arizona Opera has produced over 170 fully-staged operas and concerts. The company’s artistic history is rich with a blend of opera’s traditional repertoire featuring baroque, bel canto, and verismo works, turn-of-the-century masterpieces, operettas, and American operas. For a complete schedule click here.
Ballet Arizona is an innovative and provocative professional ballet company that creates, performs, and teaches outstanding classical and contemporary ballet. The company is dedicated to preserving and celebrating classical dance while creating and commissioning new innovative works. For a complete schedule click here.
The Phoenix Symphony
The Phoenix Symphony offers a wide variety of programming each year — including regular series of Classics, Symphony Pops, Chamber Orchestra, and Family offerings, as well as special community presentations celebrating various holidays and area events. For a complete schedule click here.