Top 5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

Categories: Events
smtc-thoroughly-modern-millie.JPG
Scottsdale Musical Theater Company
Michele Kahn as Millie and Jennifer Alexander as Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie
Thoroughly Modern Millie @ Dorrance Auditorium
Giddy with Gatsby fever, are we? Yes, indeed. That's thanks to this week's release of Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of the classic, starring Leonardo DiCapio as the dandy Jay and Carrie Mulligan in the role of Daisy Buchanan. Instead of confining yourself to the movie theater to take in 1920s grandeur, we suggest sitting through another spin on the roaring decade.

Less brooding and gloomy than F. Scott Fitzgerald's take on the Gilded Age is Thoroughly Modern Millie, presented by Scottsdale Musical Theater Company (and accompanied by a full, live orchestra) through Sunday, May 12. The fringe-tinged musical comedy finds Kansas-bred Millie Dillmount in New York City, where she hunts for a wealthy hubby, finds flapper-dom, rents a room from a super-shady hotel owner, and becomes a stenographer.

Performances take place at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, and the show closes Sunday, May 12, with a 2 p.m. matinee at Dorrance Auditorium on the Phoenix Country Day School campus. General admission is $26.

Follow Jackalope Ranch on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.


Location Info

Map

Phoenix Country Day School

3901 E. Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ

Category: General

Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Space 55 Theatre

636 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Mesa Contemporary Arts

1 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Category: General


Sponsor Content

My Voice Nation Help
1 comments
phx24
phx24

Really disappointed to miss the beer event in Scottsdale this last weekend but it was really early. 

Now Trending

Phoenix Concert Tickets

From the Vault

 

Loading...