13 Years of Off-Kilter Theatre
A Bloody Mary Christmas
by Denny Guge, Jacque Arend, Shawna Franks & Stacey Reed
November 23 – December 23
The most irreverent and bawdy Christmas show ever produced returns to Space 55 for its 9th year! Retirees Blanche, Bertha and Mabel sing, dance and drink themselves silly as they fight to keep from losing their Sun City condo to a heartless homeowner’s association on Christmas Eve. Featuring all the charm of A Christmas Carol with A LOT more cussing.
A Slice—Stories of Celebrations Near & Far with Triple Chocolate Cake!
Thursday, December 20 at 7PM
Our delectable and delicious storytelling series returns in December! Join us as we honor celebrations and indulge in the chocolatiest chocolate cake ever—it’s gonna be sweet!
7 Minutes Under the Mistletoe
Friday, December 21 at 10PM
Join us for A Bloody Mary Christmas at 8PM and stay to see who’s definitely on Santa’s naughty list! 7 Minutes Under the Mistletoe is the latest installment of our no-holds-barred, anything-goes variety show! We give performers 7 minutes on our stage to do WHATEVER THE HELL THEY WANT. Poetry, burlesque, comedy, donut eating contests, head-shaving, naked stage magic: ANYTHING can and will happen at this show. Jingle bells, baby!
7 Minutes Under the Mistletoe, 2nd Base Edition
Saturday, December 22 at 10PM
The teen edition of our popular 7 Minutes variety show! 10 acts, 7 minutes each, and—almost—anything goes. Join us to celebrate the creativity, originality, and heartwarming nonconformity from our future generation of Phoenix talent!
Bad Hombres: Comedic Monologues from Beyond
by Guillermo Reyes
Directed by Dwayne Hartford
January 11 – February 3
Bad Hombres is a world premiere series of comic monologues in which Latino immigrants (and some native) deal with the trans-cultural shocks of contemporary America, Arizona, the Southwest, and bring to them the complexity of sexual identity (even trans-sexual) shocks as well.
Night of the Chicken, Episode 2
by Carrie Behrens
Directed by Kim Porter
February 22 – March 17
Playwright Carrie Behrens returns with Episode 2—with new surprises, unexpected twists, and plenty of laughs for the whole family! As Andi struggles to keep her new “condition” from taking over her life, her arrogant cross-country rival becomes suspicious of her secret. To make matters worse, a messy rumor has infected the school, forcing Andi to team up with Mr.K to perform damage control.
‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore
by John Ford
Directed by Keath Hall
April 5 – 28
John Ford’s legendary and taboo play gets a modern facelift at Space 55. Follow the tale of two young lovers, Annabella and Giovanni as they, well…it’s kind of like Romeo & Juliet…but the ending is much, MUCH worse!
be my little baby
by John Perovich
Directed by Ilana Lydia
May 17 – June 9
Johnny has endured years of homeschooling from his overprotective Mother while his sister Heather gets to go to school. Johnny finds relief with LaRue, an imaginary friend. When Heather’s boyfriend Bobby threatens to harm her and her best friend, Johnny turns to LaRue for advice that is literally out of this world. be my little baby is a world premiere dark comedy about acceptance, cowboys, and astral projection.