Broadway returns to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Above: Jeremy Jordan, Lea Salonga and Javier Muñoz. (Collage by Scottsdale Arts) Experience AZ | 5 Apr |

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will welcome fresh faces and veteran Broadway talents during its 2021–22 season. Scottsdale Arts ONE Members have a chance to grab their favorite seats before tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 2, 2021.

As the Great Bright Way in Manhattan’s lights were dim most of last year, the Center was able to present two Broadway concerts featuring performers on hiatus from national and international stages. Musical lovers in Scottsdale and throughout the Valley can rejoice as Broadway takes the stage in their own backyard in an intimate venue.


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Below is the schedule of six upcoming Broadway performances at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (subject to change):

Seth Rudetsky Concert Series
Eva Noblezada with Seth Rudetsky
Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, 8 p.m.
Eva Noblezada originated the lead role of Eurydice in “Hadestown” on Broadway, receiving a Tony® nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. Additionally, “Hadestown” won the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album. Noblezada starred in the revival of “Miss Saigon,” receiving a Tony® nomination and played Eponine in the West End revival of “Les Misérables.” Seth Rudetsky is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s “On Broadway” and the host of “Seth Speaks” on Sirius/XM Stars. Rudetsky has also worked as musical director/pianist for many theatre productions.

Hitting New Heights
Mandy Gonzalez and Javier Muñoz
Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, 8 p.m.
The Broadway stars of “Hamilton” and “In the Heights” join voices to celebrate Broadway’s hottest composers, from Stephen Schwartz to Lin-Manuel Miranda. Mandy Gonzalez turned author with her debut novel, “Fearless.” Javier Muñoz recently joined the cast of “Eureka!,” an upcoming Disney Junior animated series. Additionally, he was recently heard on “Romeo y Julieta” — a new bilingual podcast — as Paris.

Seth Rudetsky Concert Series
Jeremy Jordan with Seth Rudetsky
Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, 8 p.m.
Jeremy Jordan, a film, television, cabaret, and Broadway star has earned the Theater World Award for “Bonnie and Clyde.” Jordan received a Tony® nomination for his role in “Newsies” and Grammy® nomination for the “Newsies” cast album. He is widely known for his role on the CW drama “Supergirl.” Seth Rudetsky is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s “On Broadway” and the host of “Seth Speaks” on Sirius/XM Stars. Rudetsky has also worked as musical director/pianist for many theatre productions.

Broadway Perspectives 2022: Women of Broadway
Saturday, March 12, 2022, 8 p.m.
Join us for “Broadway Perspectives 2022: Women of Broadway,” where four of Broadway’s finest female vocalists celebrate the roles and musical selections that underscore the leading lady’s influence on The Great Bright Way. Produced and hosted by New York casting director Stephen DeAngelis.

Shoshana Bean
Saturday, April 9, 2022, 8 p.m.
Independent Music award-winner and veteran of the Broadway stage, Shoshana Bean recently starred as Jenna in “Waitress.” Her latest release, “SPECTRUM,” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Jazz charts.

Lea Salonga
Thursday, May 5, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
A “Disney Legend” with a powerful voice and perfect pitch, Lea Salonga is a performer best known for her Tony®-winning role in “Miss Saigon.” Recently seen on the annual “Broadway Backwards” concert on March 30 and available on demand through April 3.

LOCATION AND PARKING

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. 2nd St. in downtown Scottsdale. Free parking is available in the public parking garage located to the west of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Wells Fargo Avenue. Additional free parking is available at the Old Town Parking Corral at East Second Street and Brown Avenue and at the Civic Center Library parking garage located on Drinkwater Boulevard at East Second Street.

ACCESSIBILITY

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers performance accommodations to enhance audience members’ experience, including: American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation or live audio description with two weeks advance notice. Assistive-listening devices and wheelchair seating are also available. Visit www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org/visit/accessibility/ or contact the Member and Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-TKTS (8587) [TDD: 480-874-4694] for further details. Please inquire about services when ordering tickets.

TICKET DISCOUNTS

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers a variety of ticket discounts for Scottsdale Arts members at the Friends level and above, groups of 10 or more and those purchasing packages to four or more events in one order. The Center provides free tickets to selected events for eligible teachers and active-duty military and veterans. Visit www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org/visit/tickets-discounts/ or call 480-499-TKTS (8587) for more information.

THE STORE

The award-winning Store at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts supports the mission and diverse programs of the nonprofit Scottsdale Arts. The Store’s unique selection of merchandise includes artist-made jewelry, stylish furnishings for home and office, unique creations by Arizona artists, fair-trade and upcycled/recycled global crafts, music, books, greeting cards and imaginative toys. Purchases are tax free, and members receive a 15 percent discount. Gift wrapping and shipping are also available. The Store is open Wed. – Sat., 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sun., noon 5 p.m., and throughout most evening events. Phone: 480-874-4644.

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