Youth Theatre Presents
John and Tim Rice’s
8 through 24, 2008
Youth Theatre opens its 20th anniversary season with AIDA, the epic
tale of love, loyalty and betrayal featuring the exhilarating Tony® and Grammy®
Award-winning score by Elton John and Tim Rice in their first collaboration
since writing the music for the worldwide phenomenon The
, AIDA is the contemporary musical reincarnation of the tale of love between a
soldier and an enslaved princess – a love that condemns them to death, but
ultimately transcends the vast cultural differences between two warring nations.
runs August 8 through 24 with performances Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m.,
Saturdays at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. at the Herberger
Theater Center August 8 through 24.
range from $17.00 to $33.00 per person, adults and children two and up, and can
be ordered through the Herberger Theater box office at 602-252-8497 or on-line
Discounts are available for groups of 20+. For more information about
Valley Youth Theatre visit www.VYT.com.
Valley Youth Theatre
as The Best Place to Become a Future Star, Valley Youth Theatre is a world-class,
nationally recognized non-profit organization that targets young people age 7
– 19 for participation in and attendance at quality live theatre productions.
VYT’s mission is to inspire young people to be the best that they can be by
providing them with lifelong lessons through a wide range of performing arts
opportunities. VYT is an award-winning theatre company whose Alum include
American Idol, Jordin Sparks and Broadway Star, Max Crumm and the Disney
Channel’s Chelsea Staub. Valley Youth Theatre is supported in part by the
Arizona Commission on the Arts with funding from the State of
and the National Endowment for the Arts. Partial funding also is provided by
the Phoenix Arts Commission through appropriations from the Phoenix City
Council. Valley Youth Theatre is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the
national organization for the American Theatre. For more information, visit www.VYT.com.