Keyword: Theater Works

Staging a recovery

Across the Valley, local theaters have been given grants and funds worth a total of $5 millions to support arts at a time when they are desperately needed.

Peoria's Theater Works hosts 'Newsies' in July

Check out "Newsies," July 14-30 at Theater Works, 10580 N. 83rd Dr.

Theater Works presents Shakespeare’s 'Land of the …

"Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead" opens March 31 and continues through April 23 at Theater Works, 10580 N. 83rd.

Theater Works announces 2023-24 productions

Theater Works has announced a new season of mainstage and Youth Works productions featuring musicals, dramas, family favorites, a holiday mainstay hit, large-scale productions, and more.

Theater Works gala to honor longtime supporter

Constance W. McMillin will be honored at the annual Theater Works gala, under the theme A Night in Paris, March 18, at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.

Theater Works presents 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'

For the final mainstage production in the 2022-23 season, Theater Works will present "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Feb. 17-March 5, in Gyder Theater at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Drive.

Peoria announces art grant program recipients

Nearly 20 programs will benefit from Peoria art grants in the coming year.

Theater Works offers diverse lineup for 2022-23 season

Theater Works’ 37th season offers a diverse lineup of live theater productions for kids, families and adults through its Main Stage, After Dark and Youth Works productions.

Hamby named Theater Works executive director

Chris Hamby has been named executive director of Theater Works.

Theater Works’ ‘Junie B Jones Jr.’ adaptation …

Theater Works’ Youth Works’ production, “Junie B Jones Jr. The Musical," explores childhood friendships and imaginations Aug. 12 to 28 in the Gyder Theater at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.

Hinkle announces departure from Theater Works after 7 …

Cate Hinkle, who has guided Theater Works’ growth and outreach over the last seven years has announced her departure from the organization, effective the end of June.

Peoria, Theater Works host appreciation night

The city of Peoria and Theater Works will be hosting a special performance of “Children of Eden” for the Peoria Appreciation Night, encouraging Peoria residents to only pay what they can for tickets, 7 p.m., June 18. 

Theater Works returns to the main stage with 'Children …

Theater Works has a new MainStage Production, June 10-26, in the Gyder Theater at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Drive. “Children of Eden” explores the …

Video: Hamby named Peoria Independent Hometown Hero in …

Theaters across the country were dark in 2020, into 2021, and have only recently begun to find more widespread life since COVID-19 began to spread.

Spirit of 'Curiouser & Curiouser' returns with art …

Theater Work's innovative pandemic productions of "Curiouser & Curiouser" have ended, but that doesn't mean you can't still experience the spirit of the immersive production.

Nearly two years into the pandemic, theaters and …

Nostalgia and relief overcame actor Kade Bailey the first time he returned to an auditorium stage after COVID-19 shut down most facets of American life.

Peoria gives $75K to arts-based programs

Peoria has given a boost to arts organizations that help make the city a better place.

Peoria nonprofits take part in Arizona Gives Day

With Arizona Gives Day on the horizon April 6, there are plenty of nonprofits local to Peoria participating in the event worthy of a donation.

Theater Works gets support from Piper Charitable Trust

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust far exceeded its grantmaking annual average with $27.7 million awarded so far in the year of COVID-19, exceeding its typical outreach by as much as $7 million.

Theater Works presents ‘Seussical The Musical’ …

Joshua Vern, left, Josh Pike and Austin Beggs are part of the cast of ‘Seussical The Musical.’ By Cate Hinkle Special to Independent Newsmedia Theater Works, 8355 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, …

Theater Works closes PuppetWorks season with …

  Theater Works concludes the 2016-17 PuppetWorks season with a revival of last season’s underwater blacklight adventure, “Sea of Imagination.” Sammy the star falls from the sky and …

Theater Works announces 2017-18 season

              Theater Works 2017-18 season sees the return of lauded composers, masterful writers and classic tales come to life. In keeping …