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Tenth Anniversary 2014-2015 Season


Starlight Community Theater celebrates its tenth anniversary with the following show productions for 2014-2015:


Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR.

7 pm on Fridays, 2pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, September 12 – 27, 2013.

“Be our guest!” for this timeless Disney classic featuring Belle and all her friends . . . conveying a story of loyalty, sacrifice, and love.

Peter Wilson,  Director.

Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice; Book by Linda Woolverton

By special arrangement with MTI



7 pm on Fridays, 2 pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, 2 pm on Sundays, October 10 – 19, 2014.

The musical comedy whodunit!  A local detective investigating the murder of a Broadway show’s diva also moonlights as a theater fan.  Can he save the show, solve the murder, and maybe even find love before the show reopens….without getting himself killed?!

Christian Graca, Director

Book by Rupert Holmes; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Original book and concept by Peter Stone; additional Lyrics by John Kander & Rupert Holmes

By special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide


Alice In Americaland

7 pm on Fridays, 2 pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, 2 pm on Sundays, November 7 – 16

In this fresh and lively update of Lewis Carroll’s classic…we follow Alice as she takes a journey through the picture tube of her family’s TV and meets a mad collection of characters…with a certain difference!

Janette Wyatt, Director

Book by Dennis Snee

By Special Arrangement with Samuel French


Miracle on 34th Street

7 pm on Fridays, 2 pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, 2 pm on Sundays, December 5 – 14, 2014

A holiday classic brought to you by the writer of “The Music Man,” Meredith Willson and based on the movie of the same name.   This joyous, heartwarming musical is pure family entertainment!

Susan Gibson, Director

Book by Meredith Willson; Music & Lyrics by Meredith Willson

Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture with story by Valentine Davies & screenplay by George Seaton

By special arrangement with  MTI



You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

7 pm on Fridays, 2 pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, 2 pm on Sundays, January 30 – February 8, 2015

A fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic with two new songs and added characters from the original version.  Join the Peanuts Gang for a “day in the life” of perennial block-head Charlie Brown!

Christian Graca, Director

Based on the Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M Schulz

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Clark Gesner;  Add’l Dialogue by Michael Mayer; Add’l Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa  By special arrangement with Tams Witmark Music Library


The Curious Savage

The lengths that step-children will go to get their hands on their mother’s MILLIONS!  Will greed and dishonesty rule the day or will the neglected virtues of kindness and affection prevail? 

Barbara L Surloff, Director

Book by John Patrick

By special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service


Peter & Wendy

Rediscover the magic of Peter Pan and his enduring friendship with Wendy in this faithful adaptation.   Meet pirates, mermaids, the Lost Boys, and some “faerie” dust too.  Fun for all ages!

Eric Gibson, Director

Adapted by Doug Rand from original novel by J.M. Barrie

Special Arrangement by Playscripts, Inc.


Li’l Abner

A fun-filled, foot-stompin’ musical straight from the comics that will keep audiences laughing.  A satisfying mixture of hillbilly nonsense and sharp, critical  humor that will appeal to  all ages!

Susan Gibson, Director

Book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank

Based on characters created by Al Capp Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Music by Gene de Paul

By special arrangement with Tams Whitmark Music Library


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Theater Venue Location:

1611 W Whispering Wind Dr #160, Phoenix, AZ 85085

(1 block SW of Happy Valley & 16th Ave., W of I-17)




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