Musical Theater Schedule

2019 - 2020 Musical Theater Season

All performances take place in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

First Date showings in 2019 are on November 8, 9, 15, and 16.


Written by Austin Winsberg, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
Directed by Polly Chapman with Music Director, Beth Livingston-Hakes

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. Musical hilarity ensues.

7:30 pm Friday, November 8 & Saturday, November 9
7:30 pm Friday, November 15 & Saturday, November 16

Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. House opens 30 minutes before curtain.

Tickets are now available on Eventbrite: Get tickets for First Date

*NOTE: This play is NOT suitable for children!!*

Audition Information:

Sign up for MUP270 or THP 270 in the fall semester. No pre-requisite. Auditions for placement will be part of the class.

For more information, please contact Beth Livingston Hakes or Polly Chapman

Once Upon a Mattress play logo.


Music by Mary Rogers, Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer, Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Directed by Polly Chapman with Music Director, Beth Livingston-Hakes

If you thought you knew the story of the Princess and the Pea you may be in for a huge surprise. Carried on a wave of funny, fabulous and sometimes raucous music and dance this re-telling of the fairy tale will delight the entire family!

7:30 pm April 2, 3, 4, 9, and 10
2:00 pm April 11


Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. House opens 30 minutes before curtain.

Audition information:

Auditions will be held:
Friday, January 17, 2020
3:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Music Building, Room 115
Auditions are by appointment only.
(Callbacks on Saturday morning, January 18, 2020)

Please prepare a 1 minute monologue and a 1 minute song.
Bring music, an accompanist will be provided.

Contact: Polly Chapman at or
(480) 703-4793 for audition appointment.

Cast/Crew must register for MUP/THP 270.