12th thru 28th
Valley Youth Theatre kicks off its 23rd season by having a rockin’ good
time with the smash hit musical, Hairspray! at the Herberger
Theater Center. Experience the doo-wop fun as Tracy Tumblad, a pleasantly plump
teen , turns 1962 Baltimore on its head when she gets to dance on the popular
Corny Collins show! Can she vanquish the reigning Teen Queen, win the
affections of heartthrob Link Larkin and integrate a TV network- all without
denting her do? With show-stopping hits like “You Can’t Stop the
Beat”, “Good Morning, Baltimore”, and “Welcome to the Sixties”, your
toes will be tapping the night away!
go on Sale June 10th at the Herberger Theater Box Office
Tickets range from $17.00 to $33.00 (plus HTC charges) and are available online
or by calling the Herberger Box Office at 602-252-8497.
About Valley Youth Theatre
Valley Youth Theatre named by the Arizona Republic as
one of the “Top Ten Places to Become a Future Star” 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
they can be, by providing them with lifelong lessons through a wide range of
performing arts opportunities. VYT is an award-winning theatre and was recently
selected as the Best Arizona Children’s Performing Arts Theatre and received
the 2008 Governor’s Arts Award for Arts in Education. Alum include American
Idol Jordin Sparks, Dancing with the Stars, Chelsea Kane (Staub), movie
actress and Golden Globe Nominee Emma Stone who starred in “Easy A,”
“Superbad,” “House Bunny” and “The Rocker” and Broadway Star Max
Crumm. VYT is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts with
funding from the State of Arizona 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, or to donate to VYT, visit www.VYT.com.