Herberger Theater Center
Herberger Theater Center
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Calondra B.
By Calondra B.
The Herberger Theatre
5.0 of 5 bubblesApr 2022
I attended a sensational drama, “Nina Simone: Four Women” by Christina Ham. “Gives you a glimpse into the artistry and activism of one of the most powerful voices in American song history, Nina Simone. By looking at her life’s work through the lens of three other women—a housekeeper, an activist, and a prostitute on the day of the Birmingham church bombing on September 15, 1963- we see how the Nina Simone we know came to be.” Young and old and multicultural sat entranced by a strong and powerful cast. The most moving was the entire production took place in a simulated bombed church. As talented as Ms. Simone was playing piano at 3 and was taught Bach, Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert soon after. She studied classical piano at Juilliard and was denied admission to the Curtis Institute of Philadelphia due to racism. She was born Eunice Kathleen Waymon but changed her name to Nina Simone to avoid embarrassing her family as she began playing at clubs in NJ. It was a moving production with brilliant solos by the cast. It was definitely an eye opener and game changer. Highly recommend it and the theater. There were agents at the door to scan tickets before entry. Comfortable seating, clean bathrooms, and safe surroundings. Please call to obtain parking information prior to attending event. Used GPS and there were no empty parking spaces on the busy streets surrounding the theatre. A long theatre recording included 2 available nearby paid parking garages that were not attached to theatre. I’m accustomed to theatre garage parking and regular parking lots. I chose the Arizona Center. I’m appreciative that is was a 2 p.m. performance, otherwise, I would have been very uncomfortable since I asked directions along the way even with GPS for “walking”. Recommend this play, theatre, and the parking garage. Looking forward to visiting again!

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Calondra B.
Houston, TX1,088 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Solo
I attended a sensational drama,
“Nina Simone: Four Women” by Christina Ham. “Gives you a glimpse into the artistry and activism of one of the most powerful voices in American song history, Nina Simone. By looking at her life’s work through the lens of three other women—a housekeeper, an activist, and a prostitute on the day of the Birmingham church bombing on September 15, 1963- we see how the Nina Simone we know came to be.”

Young and old and multicultural sat entranced by a strong and powerful cast.
The most moving was the entire production took place in a simulated bombed church.

As talented as Ms. Simone was playing piano at 3 and was taught Bach, Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert soon after. She studied classical piano at Juilliard and was denied admission to the Curtis Institute of Philadelphia due to racism.

She was born Eunice Kathleen Waymon but changed her name to Nina Simone to avoid embarrassing her family as she began playing at clubs in NJ.

It was a moving production with brilliant solos by the cast. It was definitely an eye opener and game changer.

Highly recommend it and the theater.
There were agents at the door to scan tickets before entry. Comfortable seating, clean bathrooms, and safe surroundings.
Please call to obtain parking information prior to attending event. Used GPS and there were no empty parking spaces on the busy streets surrounding the theatre. A long theatre recording included 2 available nearby paid parking garages that were not attached to theatre. I’m accustomed to theatre garage parking and regular parking lots.

I chose the Arizona Center. I’m appreciative that is was a 2 p.m. performance, otherwise, I would have been very uncomfortable since I asked directions along the way even with GPS for “walking”.

Recommend this play, theatre, and the parking garage. Looking forward to visiting again!
Written 15 April 2022
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MCK
3,248 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
My friend and I came here on a Wednesday night to watch "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish". We have never been to this theater. Tickets were easy to purchase on line, you can even purchase your parking ticket, which we did at a very reasonable price. All the people working at the theater were very friendly. The theater is very small, glad we went on a Wednesday, not crowded at all. Masks are a MUST whether vaccinated or not. Vaccination Cards must be shown to enter. I had used the restrooms, very clean.

All in all a great experience!
Written 20 January 2022
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Claudette C
Washington2,568 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Friends
My sister and I were in town for a day and found this on a morning walk. The grounds are spectacular with all the statues and greenscape. We spent some time trying to do the poses of the sculptures. It was a great time.
Written 17 May 2021
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Sue T
Marshfield, WI228 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
This is a beautiful facility. We sat in the Loge with great views of Cabaret and the most comfortable chairs. We enjoyed our drinks from the bar. Looking forward to the next performance.
Written 25 January 2020
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Nancy Rossman
Scottsdale, AZ51 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Normally I’m a Herberger fan. Come a lot. But this production of CABARET was the sleaziest yet. We left in disgust at intermission
Written 20 January 2020
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Luv2TravelFarNWide
Atenas, Costa Rica1,352 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Nice way to get a 1-hour exposure to a potential up and coming dance or theatre group -- Lunch Time Theatre typically in the very small Kax Theatre. You can make reservations (although seats are general admission, but never crowded) and can pre-order lunch from TLC Cafe (Tom & Lin Catering). Lovely salads and sandwich boxes with fresh fruit & chips (with sandwiches) and a large cookie for only $8 -- including a non-alch drink. The chicken salad with cashews & grapes on croissant was excellent; the turkey with avocado, cucumber, tomato, lettuce & basil aioli was yummy. The cookie was totally unexciting, but it was a cookie. ;-)

We saw "One Scene Wonders" in Shakespeare's plays -- interesting, with 2 highly energetic actors, but not up to Herberger standards.

Still, we've previously seen lunch time versions of Snow Queen ballet and were mesmerized. So, it's always worth $7 to see what's showing.
Written 6 November 2019
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podrozniczka60
New Jersey16,045 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Couples
This is a very nice center city Phoenix theater, walking distance from many hotels and Convention Center. Attention grabbing sculpture garden is located in front of the Herberger Theater Center and serves as an invitation to explore more. There is also some art on display inside. They are celebrating 30th anniversary season.
Written 21 September 2019
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Searchin4Vacays
Sahuarita, AZ313 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
The venue is small and intimate. It’s nice inside and easy to see from all angles. The lighting was good too. I was very, VERY impressed with how on point the actors were. They were basically flawless.

The play was geared toward kids and probably a little long for the age group I was with but that’s life.

Be aware that there are several statues out in front of the building which depict nude performers in various exposed positions. I didn’t care but some parents freaked! So, just be aware in case this may be an issue for you and your family.
Written 2 June 2019
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Roberta R
Gold Canyon, AZ271 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
The Herberger is in a great location in downtown Phoenix. It is modern and lovely, with a sculpture garden outside, and a small art gallery on the balcony level. It is rather small and intimate. Friends gave us tickets in the rear balcony (we generally prefer orchestra seats) but we were not disappointed as we had a great view and could hear quite well. There probably isn't a bad seat in the house. A beautiful venue. Parking is the only issue, there are several lots nearby, minimum cost is $10, to $20, but they are quite crowded and it takes awhile to depart.
Written 20 May 2019
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RobbIt1818
Scottsdale, AZ75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
Beautiful and intimate. Attracts top professionals (but generally a half notch below LA and NYC). Don’t miss it.
Written 24 March 2019
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