Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is welcoming new faces and veteran Broadway talents during its 2021–22 season with six upcoming Broadway performances.
Scottsdale Arts ONE members can get their favorite seats before tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 2. The center has presented two Broadway concerts featuring performers on hiatus from national and international stages, according to a press release.
Musical lovers in Scottsdale and throughout the Valley, the release said can look forward to some of these Broadway performances at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (subject to change):
Seth Rudetsky Concert Series
Eva Noblezada with Seth Rudetsky
8 p.m. — Friday, Jan. 21, 2022
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. Also, “Hadestown” won the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album,which she starred in the revival of “Miss Saigon,” receiving a Tony nomination and played Eponine in the West End revival of “Les Misérables.”
Seth Rudetsky, who has also worked as musical director/pianist for many theatre productions, is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s “On Broadway” and the host of “Seth Speaks” on Sirius/XM Stars.
Hitting New Heights
Mandy Gonzalez and Javier Muñoz
8 p.m. — Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022
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. He was also recently heard on “Romeo y Julieta” — a new bilingual podcast — as Paris.
Seth Rudetsky Concert Series
Jeremy Jordan with Seth Rudetsky
8 p.m. — Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022
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
8 p.m. — Saturday, March 12, 2022
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.
8 p.m. — Saturday, April 9, 2022,
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.
7:30 p.m. — Thursday, May 5, 2022,
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.
Through its partnership with the city of Scottsdale, the nonprofit Scottsdale Arts — formerly known as Scottsdale Cultural Council — creates diverse, inspired arts experiences and educational opportunities that foster active, lifelong community engagement with the arts.
Since its founding in 1987, Scottsdale Arts has grown into a regionally and nationally significant, multi-disciplinary arts organization offering an exceptional variety of programs through four acclaimed branches — Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation — serving more than 600,000 participants annually. With the city of Scottsdale, more than 200,000 people were hosted annually on campus through a robust rentals program.
Since 1975, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has provided a stage for a wide range of artists and genres, creating shared, inspiring experiences for the community that celebrate artistic excellence and cultural awareness. Today one of the premier performing arts halls in the western United States, the Center presents a diverse season of music, dance, theater, comedy and film from around the world.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts at 7380 E. 2nd St. in downtown Scottsdale has free parking 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.
See: ScottsdalePerformingArts.org for more information on tickets, accessibility, and more.