The Mesa Arts Center, owned and operated by the City of Mesa, is a unique, architecturally stunning, international award winning facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa. Arizona's largest arts center is home to four theaters, five art galleries, and 14 art studios. Guests, patrons, and students come to Mesa Arts Center to enjoy the finest live entertainment and performances, world-class visual art exhibitions, and outstanding arts education classes. The facility is an architectural showpiece and a destination for visitors to the Phoenix area. The Mesa Arts Center mission is to inspire people through engaging arts experiences that are diverse, accessible, and relevant.
First Half of Season Performance Schedule:
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Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis
Thu, Oct 4 @ 7:30 PM
Wynton Marsalis’ Spaces combines contemporary and tap dance with big band jazz in a wildly entertaining exploration of the animal kingdom. This visually captivating Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis production also features two singular dance geniuses—Lil Buck and Jared Grimes— leaping, sliding, flipping, and tap dancing across the stage.
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $63.20 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $67.15 each (Regularly $79.00)
Zone 2:Group of 30 or more - $50.40 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $53.55 each (Regularly $63.00)
Zone 3:Group of 30 or more - $40.80 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $43.35 each (Regularly $51.00)
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
Oct 11 – 13
- Thu, Oct 11 @ 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM
- Fri, Oct 12 @ 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM
- Sat, Oct 13 @ 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all-new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago - and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.Tickets for Children:Please note, regardless of age, everyone must have a ticket, sit in a seat, and be able to sit quietly throughout the performance. Some performances are not recommended for children under specified ages.
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $24.00 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $25.50 each (Regularly $30.00)
Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández
Sat, Oct 13 @ 8:00 PM
In the year 1952, Amalia Hernández made the decision to form her own dance company. She created a small dance workshop that began with just eight members. The small cast, called “Modern Ballet of Mexico,” began to work sporadically in the Chopin Room, making presentations with choreographed work created by Amalia herself. After finding much success, the company adopted the challenge of continuing to experiment and contributing to the field of folklore.
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $36.00 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $38.25 each (Regularly $45.00)
Zone 2:Group of 30 or more - $28.00 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $29.75 each (Regularly $35.00)
Zone 3:Group of 30 or more - $20.00 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $21.25 each (Regularly $25.00)
Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron
Oct 18-21. 2018
- Thu, Oct 18 @ 7:30 PM
- Fri, Oct 19 @ 7:30 PM
- Sat, Oct 20 @ 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
- Sun, Oct 21 @ 2:00 PM
Robert Dubac’s newest Off-Broadway solo hit, THE BOOK OF MORON, has been described as one of the most “Hilarious” “Intelligent” and “Scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. (And “idiocracy” isn’t even a word. How dumb is that?)The New York Timesraves, “Riding shotgun with intelligence and absurdity, there’s laughter for all!” Are you craving for some satire that cuts with a clever intelligent edge? Are you tired of adolescent comedies generated by the mediocrity of television? Then buckle up for a hilarious joy ride over the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocrisy with Robert Dubac’s THE BOOK OF MORON!
It’s comedy on steroids. Think your funny bone can handle it?
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Group of 12 or more - $22.50 each; (Regularly $55.00)
ASU Symphony Orchestra: Music & Film: Frankenstein
Sun, Oct 21 @ 3:00 PM
In cooperation with the School of Music and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University, this concert brings a collective experience to the bicentennial celebration. The show features HK Gruber’s postmodern piece Frankenstein and the showing of the 1931 film Frankenstein accompanied by a live orchestral score written by Michael Shapiro (2001).
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $12.00 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $12.75 each (Regularly $15.00)
Classical Music Inside Out: Awadagin Pratt
Thu, Nov 15 @ 7:30 PM
Among his generation, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. His recent recordings are the Brahms Sonatas for Cello and Piano with Zuill Bailey and the music of Judith Lang Zaimont with the Harlem Quartet. He is also the Artistic Director of the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati as well as the Artistic Director of the Art of the Piano Festival.
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $16.00 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $17.00 each (Regularly $20.00)
Emerson String Quartet
Weds, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
The Emerson String Quartet has amassed an unparalleled list of achievements over four decades: more than thirty acclaimed recordings, nine Grammys®, three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year” and collaborations with many of the greatest artists of our time. The ground-breaking ensemble has earned its place in the classical chamber music world.
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $36.80 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $39.10 each (Regularly $46.00)
Zone 2:Group of 30 or more - $30.40 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $32.30 each (Regularly $38.00)
All is Calm
Tues, Dec 18 @ 7:30 PM
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 relives an astounding moment in history when Allied and German soldiers laid down their arms to celebrate Christmas together, sharing food and drink, playing soccer and singing carols.
Zone 1:Group of 30 or more - $31.20 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $33.15 each (Regularly $39.00)
Zone 2:Group of 30 or more - $23.20 each; Group of 12 - 29 - $24.65 each (Regularly $29.00)
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