REVIEW: Arizona Theatre Company’s “Freud’s Last Session”


By Judith Dauncey – Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) is once again proving its strength in local theatre.  Its current production, Freud’s Last Session written by Mark St. Germain (suggested by The Question of God by Dr. Armand M. Nicholi, Jr.), is a long-running off-Broadway hit.  This is an engaging peek into a theoretical meeting between renowned […]

32nd Street Revitalization Project Gains Traction


By Judith Dauncey – Anyone who has seen the recent development in Downtown Phoenix can sense that the economy is continuing an upswing.  In outlying areas, though, development and revitalization have needed more of a push.  District 3 Councilman Bill Gates is doing just that with the 32nd Street Revitalization Project.  As noted in the […]

“Emma” A Joyous, Raucous, Breath Of Fresh Air


By Judith Dauncey – Arizona Theatre Company’s (ATC) current production, Jane Austen’s Emma, is like a breath of fresh air for a new year.   Paul Gordon, who adapted Emma from the original novel, also crafted the music and lyrics.  He first developed Jane Austen’s Emma at TeatreWorks in Palo Alto, and it won the 2007 Bay […]