January 5 – 28
Man of La Mancha
Arizona Theatre Company brings a new production of the Tony Award®-winning favorite, Man of La Mancha, to the Herberger Theater. Adhering to the original script and score, the newly created musical focuses on the passion and virtuosity of the performers and musicians as they tell the intertwined stories.
January 12 – 13
MOMIX’s Opus Cactus
Ballet Arizona and Desert Botanical Garden present MOMIX’s Opus Cactus. The performance, to be held at the Orpheum Theatre, will take the audience on a dynamic journey as the MOMIX dancers’ bodies become towering cacti, slithering lizards and fire dancers, bringing the landscape of the American Southwest to life.
January 13 – 21
Barrett-Jackson Car Auction
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, a leader in the field, will take place at WestWorld in Scottsdale from January 13 – 21. Hundreds of the world’s most sought after, unique and valuable automobiles will cross the block in front of a global audience.
January 19 – 20
Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance and Film Festival
Dance selfies filmed in exotic locales, performers in animal masks and exhibitions from masters of movement, the Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance and Film Festival, presented by CONDER/dance, brings the nation’s top artists to Tempe Center for the Arts for its annual festival.
January 29 – February 4
Waste Management Phoenix Open
“The Greatest Show on Grass,” one of the most popular events on the PGA Tour calendar and the most attended golf tournament in the world, will return with golf clinics, pro-am tournaments and Bird’s Nest entertainment.
January 30 – February 25
This Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of America’s Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, rap, blues, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
Going Once!: Contemporary Forum Art Auction
Join Contemporary Forum, a support group of Phoenix Art Museum, for an evening of cocktails, dinner and live and silent auctions. Works by local, regional and national artists will be available for purchase. All funds raised directly support the Museum’s contemporary art collection, modern and contemporary exhibitions and educational programs.
Independent Woman Luncheon
Celebrating the contributions of creative, successful women as they support the arts and educational programming at Phoenix Art Museum, the 2018 event will feature keynote speaker Amy Lau. Tablescapes created by Valley designers will be available for purchase.
The Manhattan Transfer
One of the most innovative vocal groups in the history of popular music, The Manhattan Transfer has achieved worldwide sales in the millions, Grammy Awards by the dozen and countless sold-out international tours.