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Del Webb Center 2009-2010 Schedule


American Ballet Theatre II  Sun., November 1, 2009  7:30 pm

Price: Adults $37 – Children $5

These young dancers will present the world premiere of a new dance piece, that features their classic style and precise choreography, as well as pieces from their renowned repertoire




William Joseph & Friends  Thu., November 5, 2009 7:30 pm

Price: Adults $34 – Children $5

As seen on PBS, this impassioned, pop pianist and his band reach beyond the boundaries of contemporary instrumental music.

Full Description: Phoenix native son, William Joseph, has been playing piano for most of his life. Once he met and played for producer William Foster, his music career and life took off. He has toured with the likes of Josh Groban and Clay Aiken and has released two albums, “Within” and “Beyond.” His music has been described as “classical pop” and traverses moods from drama to heartache to playful, all performed with the powerful emotion and precision that has become his hallmark.


Chanticleer  Tue., November 10, 2009  7:30 pm

Price: Adults $40 – Children $5

An orchestra of twelve male voices seamlessly blends in a repertoire of Gregorian chants, Romantic art songs, contemporary jazz, spirituals and world music.

Full Description: Chanticleer, the San Francisco-based "orchestra of voices" seamlessly blends twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass in a repertoire spanning ten centuries and ranging from Gregorian chant, Renaissance polyphony and Romantic art song to contemporary music, jazz, spirituals and world music. The chorus tours and performs extensively, in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in April and China in May of this year



The American Place Theatres "The Secret Life of Bees" 

Wed., November 18, 2009      7:30 pm

Thu., November 19, 2009       7:30 pm

Price: Adults $25 – Children $5

Actress, Denise Wilbanks brings to life all of the characters in this best-selling novel as she takes audiences on a young girls search for the truth about her mother.

Full Description: The American Place Theatre is committed to producing high quality new work by diverse American writers and to pursuing pluralism and diversity in all its endeavors. The Literature to Life® program is a performance-based literacy program giving students a new form of access to literature by bringing a book to life with performances to spark the imagination. “The Secret Life of Bees” is based on the 2002 best-selling novel and work of historical fiction by American author Sue Monk Kidd.


Northwest Professional Dance Project (NWPDP)  Sat., November 21, 2009  7:30 pm

 Adults $28 – Children $5

This new, young company from Portland, Oregon will present the world premiere of three new dance pieces that spotlight their contemporary, fresh style.



A Celtic Yuletide with Michael Londra  Wed., December 2, 2009 7:30 pm

Adults $40 – Children $5

Michael Londra is joined onstage by Irelands finest musicians and dancers to present an evening of heartwarming stories, magical songs and breathtaking dance that celebrate the spirit of the season.




Bowfire "Holiday Heart Strings"

Wed., December 9, 2009  7:30 pm Thu., December 10, 2009  7:30 pm

Adults $42 – Children $5

Bowfire is a one-of-a-kind musical and theatrical extravaganza, with twelve violins stringing together one show-stopping fiddling and step dancing hit after another.

Full Description: Bowfire is the Total String Experience... Virtuosity in the hands of Masters. The Bowfire company is composed of virtuoso string players who are at the forefront of their respective styles, combined with equally gifted and respected backup musicians: piano/keyboards, bass, drums/percussion, guitars and cello. Fiddlers in the company are world-class step dancers and tap dancers. This avalanche of talent is brought together under the guidance of Creator and Artistic Director, Lenny Solomon and Broadway acclaimed Stage Director, Stafford Arima. Formed in June 2000, debuted one month later. Has performed internationally, making US debut in 2001 and Asian debut in 2003. Bowfire is a one-of-a-kind musical and theatrical experience which strings together one show-stopping hit after another in a fast paced theatrically staged production.


Jesse Cook  Thu., January 14, 2010  7:30 pm

Adults $35 – Children $5

Billboard Chart topping, Jesse Cook and his band return with their Gypsy influenced world music stylings and Flamenco flair.

Full Description: Jesse Cook returns to the Webb Center this year, bringing his Flamenco style and considerable guitar stylings. Classically trained and Gypsy influenced, Cooks wide range of musical tastes are clearly and continually reflected in his passion for exploration and fusion which has helped develop his unique sound and confidence. The single “Cafe Mocha,” off of the ever popular “Frontiers” album, now sits at #2 on the Top Ten Jazz singles downloaded on iTunes in the US! Cook won silver in Acoustic Guitar magazines Players Choice contest. Hes also on President Obamas playlist!


MOMIX - Wed., January 20, 2010  7:30 pm

Adults $40 – Children $5

Featuring a remix of Moses Pendletons best choreography, these dancer-illusionists will use props, light, shadow, humor and their bodies to conjure up surreal scenes.

Full Description: MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton, who was one of the original founders of Pilobolus Dance Company. Using props, light, shadow, humor and their bodies, MOMIX is known for its ability to conjure up surreal scenes. Pendleton formed MOMIX in the early 1980s and
has been the artistic director since 1984.


Don Edwards  Sun., January 24, 2010 3 pm

Adults $35 – Children $5

Staying true to traditional western music, balladeer Don Edwards, will serenade with classic cowboy tunes.

Full Description: Cowboy balladeer Don Edwards cut his first record in 1964 and has stayed true to his love of cowboy and western music throughout his career. His “High Lonesome Cowboy” CD earned a Grammy nomination and “Moonlight and Skies” won the 2007 Wrangler Award. His music is true and his voice is as clear as a wild Western night sky.


Herb Alpert & Lani Hall January 31, 2010 7:30 pm

Adults $42 – Children $5

Music legend Herb Alpert teams with his wife, renowned singer Lani Hall for an evening to remember. The duos first album, “Anything Goes,” is slated for release in August 2009. It is live collection of beautifully reinterpreted standards, and marks the first complete project that Herb and Lani have recorded together.



Marty Stuart & the Fabulous Superlatives -

Thu., February 11, 2010 7:30 pm Fri.,  February 12, 2010 7:30 pm

Adults $45 – Children $5

Kicking off the 62nd Annual Gold Rush Days legendary Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will entertain with country, bluegrass and folk songs.

Full Description: Marty Stuart has grown up in the music industry. He joined Lester Flatt and the Nashville Grass at the age of 13, with a mandolin and a dream. He never looked back. His slate of album releases chart his progress from young boy to country music legend. With his band, the Fabulous Superlatives, Stuart delivers the goods every time.


Destino  Thu., February 18, 2010 7:30 pm

Adults $28 – Children $5

These three classically trained tenors will astound audience members with their electric brand of pop opera.

Full Description: Destino -- Leon Leontaridis, Joey Niceforo and Paul Ouellette, is fast becoming Canadas critically acclaimed classical crossover sensation. The three classically trained tenors had successful solo careers before realizing the synergy of their combined voices. Their debut CD “Forte,” is a collection of classical and contemporary music, including Show Me the Way Back to Your Heart composed and recommended for the group by Grammy award-winning songwriter Diane Warren.


Phoenix Symphonys "Salute to the Tonys"

Thu., February 25, 2010 7:30 pm

Adults $40 – Children $5

Dazzling vocal artists and the Symphony will transport you to 42nd and Broadway for an unforgettable evening of Tony award-winning music.

Full Description: Founded in 1947, The Phoenix Symphony is Arizonas only full-time, professional orchestra. Dazzling vocal artists and the Symphony will transport you to 42nd and Broadway for an unforgettable evening of Tony award-winning musicals from “Hello Dolly!” and “Man of La Mancha” to “The Producers” and “Damn Yankees.” Enjoy the show-stopping moments of Broadway all in one spectacular night.



"In The Mood": A 1940s Musical  Sun., February 28, 2010  3 pm

Adults $40 – Children $5

Sentimental, romantic and nostalgic. This musical revue celebrates the 1940s with singers, dancers, and the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra.

Full Description: “In the Mood,” a 1940s musical, features a big band orchestra, singers and dancers, with the sensational String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra. The music and arrangements are as authentic as it gets. This was a time that all America was listening and dancing to the same kind of music. Enjoy the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskin Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and more.


Capitol Steps

Sat.,  March 6, 2010  7:30 pm

Sun., March 7, 2010       3 pm

Adults $35 – Children $5

These political satirists utilize current events to keep their shows on the edge…of reason or insanity- you, the American public can decide!

Full Description: The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Representing 62 collective years of House and Senate experience in 18 Congressional offices, everything political is fodder for the Steps. Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded 29 albums, including their latest, “Obama Mia.”


Steve Tyrell    Fri., March 12, 2010 7:30 pm

Adults $38 – Children $5

The new standard in jazz vocals. Steve Tyrell and his band will entertain with their tribute to Burt Bacharach.





3 Redneck Tenors "Broadway Bound"

Wed., March 24, 2010  7:30 pm  Thu., March 25, 2010   7:30 pm

Adults $40 – Children $5

Billy Bob, Billy Joe and Billy Billee return to the Webb Center to tell the "Broadway Bound" story. Our boys have finally made it to the Great White Way – trailer and all – smack dab right in the middle of Times Square. Although the Colonel and the boys have finally found the perfect venue, they are now on a quest to find the perfect show! Join our 3 singing cousins as they stampede their way through Broadways greatest hits! You will hear them belt out your favorite Broadway show tunes as they put the odd in Broadway for a roof-raising, unforgettable good time.


Arlo Guthrie "The Guthrie Family Rides Again"

Thu., April 8, 2010    7:30 pm

Adults $45 – Children $5 *$55.00 for Premiere Seating**

Legendary folk icon Arlo Guthrie proves music is in the genes as he gathers three generations of Guthries for a tour that starts in October 2009 and runs through May 2010. "Guthrie Family Rides Again" will feature Arlo with son Abe, on keyboards and vocals daughters Cathy, Annie and Sarah Lee Guthrie, singing and providing accompaniment on acoustic guitars. The youngest generation of Guthrie kids also will join in the fun on select songs.




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