Monthly Archives: September 2012

  • September’s Arizona Storytellers

    Posted on September 24, 2012 by downtowndevil in Stage Stories.

    What would you do if it were the end of the world? If you believed Harold Camping, you may have quit your job and spent all of your money. Or you could have done what Austin Head did: party.

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  • A Chinese manufacturing plant and its master

    Posted on September 24, 2012 by downtowndevil in Reviews.

    In writing about Actors Theatre, there is one thing they consistently get right: storytelling. Ron May’s rendition of Mike Daisy’s one-man-show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs is no exception.

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  • An opening night for the Phoenix Symphony

    Posted on September 24, 2012 by downtowndevil in Reviews.

    Going to the symphony is sometimes associated with the middle-aged upper-class and considered to be “boring” among the younger crowds. But the Phoenix Symphony proved that stereotype wrong after their opening nights on September 20 and 22 when they started their season this year with Beethoven’s Violin Concerto.

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  • A ridiculous knight in shining armor

    Posted on September 24, 2012 by downtowndevil in Reviews.

    From South Korea to the Czech Republic, Spamalot has seen many stages in many countries, bringing joy and uproarious laughter to audiences across the world. Sunday, the award-winning Broadway show was performed at Phoenix Theatre.

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  • Logan Mitchell

    Posted on September 17, 2012 by downtowndevil in Faces of the Arts.

    To Phoenix Theatre’s newest performer Logan Mitchell, the stage embodies far more than a wood floor, bright lights, and heavy curtains. It creates a “metaphysical connection” that forms between fellow performers, and between the stage and its audience.

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  • Kimberly Carson

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by downtowndevil in Faces of the Arts.

    Carson, a performer at Valley Youth Theater, said she has a different process for each character she plays. For her latest appearance as Vivienne Kensington in “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” Carson wrote a list of Vivienne’s goals in the show and how to act as a Harvard Law student.

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