2018-2019 Phoenix Theatre Season
Murder! Mischief! Comedy! Original music highlights this hilarious and terrifying tale of infamous murder at the 1893 World’s Fair. It’s Ben Asaykwee. It’s hysterical. What more could you ask for? On the Basile Stage.
Join us for Second Sunday Talkback, June 23.
Indy’s original craft beer festival is celebrating its 24th year with a new date, new location and new vibe! Benefiting the Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre, Brew Ha Ha takes place Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 pm on Old Washington Street Bridge at White River State Park. Support the ARTS while responsibly sampling as many 3 oz. pours of some of the best craft beer, cider and mead from over 40+ breweries, cideries and meaderies. Enjoy local fare from some of Indy's best restaurants, shop with some of Indy's best vendors, enjoy laughs from some of Indy's best local talent and party to one of Indy's best DJ's!
Tickets on sale NOW!
Sponsorships available, please call Iris Dillon at 317-635-2381 ext 5 for more details.
2019-2020 Phoenix Theatre Season
Buy this pass for $165 and get 6 tickets to use as you choose for the 2019/20 season! (not applicable to A Very Phoenix Xmas 14) This is our lowest price available (only $27.50 per ticket!) Only on sale until November 20, 2019.
This season is sponsored by Dr. Daniel H. Spitzberg M.D.
or call our box office at 317-635-7529
The King has left the building—but the Queens are here to stay! Slip into a sequined Stiletto, and get ready to shimmy and shake with humor and heart in this charming romp.
Sponsored by C.H. Douglas & Gray Wealth Management and Smith Amundsen
Best friends gather on Halloween night to share a special drink on their way to a costume party. One sip of Peruvian jungle wine sends them into a hilarious adventure they didn’t know they needed—and reveals truths they didn’t know they had.
Sponsored by Nancy & Bill Hunt
He has one shot at glory to make his boss proud. Will Winston the Elf get tangled in the tinsel or “sleigh” the day? Elfish antics keep his jingle bells rocking all the way to grandma’s house. With music, spectacle, comedy, and a few moments to catch your breath between laughs, this year's Xmas is sure to sell out (just like last year, and the year before, and the year before that...).
Sponsored by Citizens Energy Group and Elizabeth Frenzel Casalini
For 45 years, Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass fought—each other, the country, and the Constitution—with relentless persistence and passion for their cause. Allies, friends, and occasionally adversaries, Mat Smart's intelligent play casts American history heroes in a beautifully illuminating light.
Sponsored by Lambda Chi Alpha, Enviroforensics, and Marianne Glick & Mike Woods
A folk artist with a heavy past carved deep into her being keeps to herself and her emotional support goats. When a noted photographer interrupts her quiet life, art speaks the truth they both desperately avoid. This moving portrait of healing proves there is humor in darkness and light in loss.
Sponsored by Ray & Cheryl Waldman and National New Play Network
Brother and sister Lank and Chelle get the party started in their basement bar in 1967 Detroit. When a mysterious young woman falls into their laps, their lives erupt in sync with Motown favorites and their clashing city amid the Detroit riots of '67.
In partnership with Summit Performance Indianapolis
When Nigel, a romantic and uptight bird, squirrels away his love in inanimate objects, the majestic and well-meaning Norman pecks a hole through Nigel's heart to save them both from being discarded. Peterson's quirky comedic look at love finds promising possibility in the unlikeliest of places.
Sponsored by Eskenazi Health
Other performances and events at Phoenix Theatre
As a girl, Violet was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping wood, leaving her with a visible scar across her face. With enough money finally saved she’s traveling across the Deep South in 1964 towards a miracle – the healing touch of a TV evangelist who will make her beautiful. With a score from Tony-winning composer Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by the acclaimed Brian Crawley, this moving story will take your breath away.
Passion and pain transformed into creativity and beauty. An award winning, new musical inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, featuring original music and lyrics by Gregory Glade Hancock and lyrics by Kate Ayers. LA CASA AZUL speaks to us all about the strength, fragility and the power of the human spirit. Performed by Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre.
by Amy Herzog and Presented by Summit Performance. Armed with medicines, feeding tubes, and various medical equipment, Mary Jane is a single mother and indefatigable force when it comes to caring for her young, sick child. A moving play about the stalwart endurance of a devoted mother, Mary Jane demonstrates the prevailing strength of the human will when fueled by unconditional love.
Trail Talks a town-hall series
Opening weekend only
Prior to Opening Night, Phoenix Theatre patrons may attend a discounted Thursday Preview Performance. Purchase your tickets ahead of time and get the best price we offer — not to mention an early preview of the show! You’ll save $8 to $12 on regular ticket prices for a Thursday night performance.
We offer discounted tickets for students with a valid ID, subject to availability.
Discounted tickets are available for groups of 15 or more. Please call the Phoenix Theatre Box Office at (317) 635-7529 for more information. (15+ people 20% off, buyout of theatre 25% off.)
For one day only prior to the opening of each show, tickets are sold at our early bird price. The discount is only available with a promo code unique to each show. To get the promo code, sign up for our Phoenix Theatre Newsletter or follow us on social media.