Legendary Sisters of Soul to be performed Feb. 9 at Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Friday shows celebrate music in wide range of genres     Tickets are on sale for the second half of the 2017-18 season of entertainment at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. The next two Friday night concerts will celebrate a wide range of music — from soulful […]

Registration under way for theater camps at Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Queen Creek Performing Arts Center is offering a variety of camps designed to instruct aspiring actors ages 5-12 about the theater both onstage and behind the scenes. Camp is offered 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on designated dates at the center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. The camp schedule in general coincides with spring and […]

Musical comedy ‘Sister Act’ opens tonight at Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

  Can the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center produce a full-blown musical comedy production with less than four weeks rehearsal? The cast of 40 and crew of “Sister Act” say they can, noting that the whirlwind pace is bringing out the best in themselves and bonding them to their fellow Thespians. “It’s a great learning […]

Allen, Rogers win QCUSD spelling bee, advance to regional event

  Can you spell “G-I-R-L P-O-W-E-R”? The top three spellers in the Queen Creek Unified School District spelling bee were girls. Rachel Allen, an eighth-grade student from Queen Creek Middle School took first place. Harley Rogers, an eighth-grader from Newell Barney Middle School, took second, while Lucy Hemmert, a sixth-grade student from Queen Creek Middle […]

Free Shuffle Concert gives audience a say in which selections will be performed

Seating available on a first-come, first-served basis     You choose. They play. And admission is free when they perform Jan. 20 at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center as part of the venue’s Free Art Series. The Shuffle Concert is a unique concept in which the audience is invited to actively participate in the […]

Nearly 40 actors cast in musical ‘Sister Act’ coming to Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Queen Creek Performing Arts Center has announced the cast for “Sister Act,” the stage version of the 1992 movie musical of the same name that starred Whoopi Goldberg. “Sister Act” will be performed Friday-Monday, Jan. 26-29, at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. This feel-good musical comedy smash […]

Holiday dance shows Dec. 15-16 to benefit nonprofit HopeKids Foundation

HopeKids children to share center stage during ‘A Season to Shine’ Dec. 15     What do you get when you combine disciplined dance students and children with cancer or other life-threatening illness and a desire to express themselves? You get “A Season to Shine,” a special program of Dance Connection 2, a Chandler-based dance studio […]

Queen Creek Performing Arts Center offering special pricing Nov. 24 only on upcoming concert tickets

See two shows for the $22 by purchasing tickets today, Nov. 24, for designated performances coming in February to the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. The shows are: •Legendary Sisters of Soul, Friday, Feb. 9: From Gospel to Motown, enjoy the pop hits of such vocal icons as […]

Fall plant sale, charity motorcycle ride and more events coming this month to the far east Valley

Editor’s note: Items on the entertainment page run free of charge as space is available for events in the area. Please submit items by e-mail to qcnews@newszap.com. OCT. 14-29 SUPERIOR — Arboretum Fall Plant Sale: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, 37615 E. US Highway 60. 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. $12.50 adults, $5 children ages 5-12, free to […]

Tickets on sale for Scotty McCreery at QC arts center

Queen Creek Performing Arts Center will present country music artist Scotty McCreery in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. Ticket prices range from $35 to $75. They are on sale for the performance, which is part of QCPAC’s Centerstage Series. Concerts take place at the center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. Academy […]