Spring is nearly here, and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has plenty of upcoming performances from Broadway greats to family-friendly entertainment to legends celebrating legends to contemporary tap dance to an unforgettable night in support of the arts!
The ARTrageous Gala | Luminescence Benefitting Scottsdale Arts Saturday, April 2, 6 p.m. Join Anita Lang and Oscar De las salas, the 2022 ARTrageous Gala co-chairs, for a one-night experience filled with radiant living art experiences and fantastical creations. Highlight performance of the night by Quixotic, an innovative performance art collective that fuses imagination with technology, dance, and projection mapping.
Sponsored by Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, BMO Harris Bank, Harvard Investments, Lincoln Property Company, Pride Guide Arizona, SOAR Foundation, Cox Communications, Nationwide Foundation, Sub-Zero Group Southwest, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Nelson Art, SRP, Quixotic, and Scottsdale Stadium.
Broadway Perspectives 2022 Women of Broadway Saturday, March 12, 8 p.m. Broadway Perspectives 2022: Women of Broadway presents four of Broadway’s finest female vocalists—Jackie Burns, LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Sara Jean Ford, and Kissy Simmons—to celebrate the roles and musical selections that underscore the leading lady’s influence on The Great Bright Way.
B—The Underwater Bubble Show Saturday, March 19, 7 p.m. Everyone loves bubbles and B—The Underwater Bubble Show has enough to fill a room. Inspired by childhood standards like Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan, B—The Underwater Bubble Show is a modern fairy-tale with one major twist. The production takes cues from Cirque du Soleil, the visually spectacular show blends drama, mime, dance, puppetry, juggling, sand art, and magic with the amazing beauty of soap bubbles. Suitable for all ages.
Family Series Sponsors: Great American Title Agency and Tiffany & Bosco P.A.
Michael Feinstein: Get Happy! Celebrating the Judy Garland Centennial Sunday, March 20, 3 and 7 p.m. Legendary performer Michael Feinstein salutes the great Judy Garland and celebrates her 100th birthday. Executive produced by Liza Minnelli, audiences are invited to join a nostalgic and spectacular musical exploration of Garland’s illustrious career.
Dorrance Dance Friday, March 25, 8 p.m. Originally a site-specific work that explored the unique acoustics of New York City’s St. Mark’s Church through the myriad sounds and textures created by the performers’ feet, SOUNDspace has been adapted and continues to explore what is most beautiful and exceptional about tap dancing: movement as music.
Dance Series Presenting Sponsors: Betty Hum & Alan Yudell and Karen & John Voris