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Four Gilbert thespians in ‘Freaky Friday’

GET OUT STAFF Four young Gilbert thespians are “getting their freak on” with the Valley Youth Theatre’s newest musical, which opened this weekend and continues through June 30 at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix. The...

Flotsam and Jetsam rolls into EV Saturday

By christina fuoco-karasinski Get Out Editor Flotsam and Jetsam have performed around the world, but nothing feels like a hometown show. “We always get a warm welcome when we return to the Valley,” said guitarist Michael Gilbert...

‘Ward 5B’ tackles the fear as AIDS set in

By RANDY MONTGOMERY GET OUT Contributor The fear of the unknown often causes panic, hostility and anger. The uncertainty of an outcome is an uneasy feeling. This “fear of the unknown” was on full display when the...

The man of the day will love the Big Daddy Burger

With Jan D’Atri GETOUT Contributor I say we take dad off grill duty today on his special day, and cook up a big ol’ burger just for him. I have some tips and tricks that make the...

Actor turned playwright debuts first work

GET OUT STAFF M.Tanner Morris is the kind of theater buff who looks at it from a variety of angles. When he was 15, the Mesa man, then a freshman at Red Mountain High School, joined...

Hale Theatre hawking ‘Newsboys’ this month

GET OUT STAFF You don’t have to read all about it this month at the Hale Theatre, but rather watch a musical based on the kids who used to yell that request on city streets...

Cajun Fest to offer taste, sound of the bayou

GET OUT STAFF People can get a taste of Louisiana and bayou treats like crawfish boil, jambalaya, po-boys and other Cajun food at a festival in downtown Chandler later this month. Southwest Cajun Fest brought to...

Hale rolls out 2019-20 season productions

GET OUT STAFF Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert has unveiled its 2019-2020 season of eight musicals and three comedies starting this August. Season tickets are available at the Hale Centre Theatre box office by calling 480-497--1181,...

Dance raising teen-suicide awareness, funds

GET OUT STAFF “You Are Not Alone,” a new full-length spring production, draws upon experiences from its dancers and artistic director Bridgette Borzillo to create an emotionally charged show with themes high school students often...

Gilbert thespians diving into beloved ‘Mermaid’

By COLLEEN SPARKS, Get Out Staff Writer Many Gilbert children and teens are hoping to make a splash when they dive into the popular musical “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” at Limelight Performing Arts. A cast of...