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Upcoming Shows & Events

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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Take a look at the fun and educational offerings that we have lined up for this season.

We look forward to seeing you at the theater.


The Three Wishes

May 15 - May 26, Thurs - Fri 10am
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Three Wishes

Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it! A kind-hearted woodcutter and his wife are granted three wishes by a wood elf, and use them in increasingly silly ways in this charming European folk tale told with hand puppets. Download the Study and Activity Guide here. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: reserve here or call 602-262-2050 x 0.

The Dinosaur Picnic

May 30 - Jun 16, Thurs & Fri at 10am Sat 10am & 2pm; Sun 2pm.
The Dinosaur Picnic

"THE DINOSAUR PICNIC": Join a terrifically talented group of dinosaurs for a boisterous good time at "The Dinosaur Picnic"! Enjoy the prehistoric antics in this silly new show.

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Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee Fundraising Film Screening

May 31, 7pm Friday only.
Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee Fundraising Film Screening

Want to help create a new upcoming show AND watch an award-nominated theatrical production? This month, GAPT will be hosting a screening of Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee. With years of theatrical experience and not one, but two Jim Henson Foundation Grants, Matt-a-Magical wrote, directed, starred in, and designed over 35 puppets for this show, alongside an outstanding cast & crew. In 2023, it was nominated for 4 Helen Hayes Awards, including Best Ensemble and Outstanding Production.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: Purchase tickets here, or call 602-262-2050. This film is no longer available for streaming, so now is your chance to watch it! Tickets are only $10, and open to all ages. All proceeds from this event will go to funding and producing Tales from the Bayou, a brand new show premiering at GAPT this September!

The Adventures of Zeet Nagley: Bedtime for Bedbugs

Jun 20 - Jul 7, Thurs & Fri at 10am Sat 10am & 2pm; Sun 2pm.
The Adventures of Zeet Nagley: Bedtime for Bedbugs

"The Adventures of Zeet Nagley: Bedtime for Bedbugs": A colony of space bedbugs can't fall asleep! Furry alien Zeet Nagley comes to the rescue, and tries to remember bedtime stories from Earth. But those tales get twisted and tangled, and lots of silliness ensues in this interstellar adventure for ages 4 and up. >

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Tickets are on sale right now.

Guest Artist: Chorizo Puppets

Jul 11 - Jul 14, Thurs & Fri at 10am Sat 10am & 2pm; Sun 2pm.
Guest Artist: Chorizo Puppets

Chorizo Puppets’ shows give both whimsical characters and thought-provoking narratives, they can also be performed in English, Spanish, or Spanglish, making this work accessible to a diverse array of families across the Valley. This aligns with our mission to promote the art of puppetry and celebrate Arizona’s rich cultural landscape.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: reserve here or call 602-262-2050.

Tickets are on sale right now.

My Pet Dinosaur

Jul 18 - Aug 4, Thurs & Fri at 10am Sat 10am & 2pm; Sun 2pm.
My Pet Dinosaur

Young Arthur is excited to celebrate his birthday and this year he opens a very special present from his Uncle. A dinosaur egg! Arthur and his pet parrot are in for a big adventure when the egg hatches! See the mischief ensue during this adorable, funny, original show. Download the Study Guide here. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: reserve here or call 602-262-2050 x 0. Tickets are on sale now.

Buckaroo Lodge Sketch Comedy

Jul 27, Saturday at 7:30pm.
Buckaroo Lodge Sketch Comedy

Hilarious sketch comedy brought to us by Arizona's best and brightest comedic performers! Reserve and Pay here. Audience members must be 18+ and pre paid. Tickets are on sale now.

Hansel & Gretel

Sep 5 - Sep 29, Thurs - Fri 10am
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Hansel & Gretel

A classic story about the children, the witch, and the gingerbread house. Includes music from the Humperdinck's Opera. Performed with large rod puppets. Ages K and up. Download Study Guide Here

Tickets are on sale NOW! Reserve here.

Tales from the Bayou

Sep 19 - Oct 5, 7:30 Thurs, 8pm for Fri & Sat.
Tales from the Bayou

A collection of original folktales, set in the swamps of a bygone era. This world-premiere theatrical production, which was awarded a Family Grant from the Jim Henson Foundation, utilizes actors, puppetry, music, creative effects, and good old fashioned storytelling.

Please note the Thursday shows start at 7:30pm while the Friday and Saturday shows start at 8pm.Admission is $25 per person for non-members and $23 per person for members. Tickets are on sale now. You can reserve here or call 602-262-2050.

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