Through January 12
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
www.asugammage.com
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. 

Through January 12
Detour Company Theatre
www.scottsdalearts.org
Designed for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities, the troupe performs Rent School Edition, a musical about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.

Through January 16
Performers at Stand Up Live
https://phoenix.standuplive.com
Frankie Quinones, January 10; Comedy Madness with Michael Quu, January 10; David Spade, January 11; New Faces of Comedy, January 12; And That’s Why We Drink Live, January 15; An Evening with Tom Bilyeu, January 16.

Through January 16
Performers at Tempe Improv
https://www.tempeimprov.com
Christopher Titus, January 10-11; American Me Comedy Tour, January 12; Trump Versus Bernie, January 15; New Faces of Comedy, January 16.

Through January 19
Fully Committed
https://fhtaz.org
This comedy follows a day in the life of Sam Peliczowski, an out-of-work actor who mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan’s number-one restaurant. A cast of desperate callers will stop at nothing to land a prime reservation. 

Through January 19
Old Jews Telling Jokes
https://www.herbergertheater.org
Five actors make fun of themselves, as well as others, in a fun and bawdy evening of one-liners, double-entendres and hilarious routines.

Through January 19
Performers at House of Comedy
https://az.houseofcomedy.net
Sam Tripoli, January 10-12; Wut Chu Think Comedy Show, January 14; Open Mic with Tony B, January 15; Kate Quigley, January 16-19.

Through January 26
She Kills Monsters
www.mesaartscenter.com
A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge.

Through January 26
Cabaret
www.arizonatheatre.org
Cliff Bradshaw, an American author working on a novel in Berlin, encounters Sally Bowles, a talented cabaret performer, at the seedy Kit Kat Klub where she sings. When she is fired by the club’s owner, also her jealous boyfriend, she moves in with Cliff and the two fall in love. As the Nazis begin taking control of the German government, the atmosphere of the Kit Kat Klub and the lives of Cliff and Sally begin to change dramatically. For all the exuberant song and dance, the most powerful aspect of Cabaret remains the political wallop that it delivers.

Through February 8
Barefoot in the Park
https://www.haletheatrearizona.com
Newlyweds adjust to married life in a tiny walkup Greenwich Village apartment.

Through February 15
Pass My Imperfections Lightly By
https://www.donbluthfrontrowtheatre.com
Meet the fascinating woman behind the president in this one-woman play about Mary Todd Lincoln and her path to the Capitol as one of the most controversial first ladies in American history.

Through February 16
Million Dollar Quartet
www.phoenixtheatre.com
The jukebox musical brings to life an impromptu jam session with all-time greats Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, telling a tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayals and celebrations.

Through February 23
Murder on the Nile
https://www.desertstages.org
Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds, as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare.

January 14 – April 14
Always…Patsy Cline
https://www.haletheatrearizona.com
Always… Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961. The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion, and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits