The Space 55 Current Season

Storyline: Favorites

$10 online or at the door. 8pm Curtain Saturday, September 5th “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” Join September 5th at 8:00pmat Space 55 for a few of our favorites: the stories we love sharing with family, friends and …
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The Revival: September

Saturday, September 19th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Saturday these two theaters join …
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Actor’s WorkHouse Student Showcase

Wednesday, September 23rd at 8:00pm. Tickets are $15 at the door. Cash or check only. Five short plays will be presented by the Actor’s WorkHouse Scene Study-Performance Class. Playwrights: David Ives, Carol Real, Nina Beber, Laura Cunningham and Rich Orloff. …
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Grandpa’s Bedtime Stories: Seven Deadly Sins

Friday, September 25th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. Grandpa’s Bedtime Stories is a local sketch comedy group putting on their third show entitled, “The Seven Deadly Sins”. Because nothing is funnier than watching people commit worse crimes …
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The Storrs Objection: Arizona

Saturday, September 26th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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Yarnball After Dark

$5 at the door. 10:30 pm Curtain Friday, October 16th Jessie Balli curates and hosts a night of storytelling by Yarnball tellers. What’s Yarnball, you ask? Click here for more information.  

The Revival: October

Saturday, October 17th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Saturday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Fear

Saturday, October 24th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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7 Minutes in Hell

$10 online or at the door. 9pm Curtain Friday, October 30th – ONE NIGHT ONLY! 7 Minutes In Hell is our no-holds-barred-anything-goes-Halloween-variety-show! At each 7 Minutes show, we open our stage to local performers, who each get 7 minutes to do …
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Sexual Perversity in Chicago

Tickets $12 Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet Space 55 opens it’s 10th Anniversary season with this retrospective on the sex and disco scene of the late 1970’s. Two lovers try to get into the same groove in the …
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Storyline: Holidaze

Saturday, November 14th at 10:00pm. Tickets $5 online or at the door. Join us for a Holiday-themed edition of Storyline! Check out The Storyline Website for more information.

Neil Gaiman’s Birthday Party

UNFORTUNATELY, THIS SHOW IS CANCELLED :/

The Revival with Birds & Broads, Featuring Zombie Gourmet & Amy Carpenter

Saturday, November 21st at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Saturday these two theaters join …
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A Bloody Mary Christmas

Fridays and Saturdays: $18 Sundays: $15 Space 55’s perennial Holiday musical for people who hate the holidays and musicals. Sun City retirees Blanche, Bertha and Mabel sing, dance, and drink themselves silly as they battle a heartless homeowner’s association that tries …
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The Storrs Objection: Family

Saturday, November 28th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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The Revival: December CANCELLED

WE ARE SORRY, THERE WILL BE NO REVIVAL EVENT IN DECEMBER. WE WILL RETURN IN JANUARY. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third …
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The Storrs Objection: Holiday

Saturday, December 26th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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7 Minutes into the New Year

$10 online or at the door. 9pm Curtain Saturday, January 2nd – ONE NIGHT ONLY! 7 Minutes into the New Year is our no-holds-barred-anything-goes-New-Years-themed-variety-show! At each 7 Minutes show, we open our stage to local performers, who each get 7 …
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Space 55 Game Night: Family Feud

Friday, January 8th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. This is Family feud, late night Space 55 style! Lawn Gnome Publishing faced off against The Torch Theatre to determine who knows more about the human condition. Co hosts …
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Solo Workshop Showcase

The Solo Showcase is an evening of excerpts of Works-in-Development. Six solo-performers, poets, storytellers and spoken-word speakers present brand-new, never before seen, solo performance pieces developed in the Solo Workshop at Space 55. With Scott Davidson, Rodney Dickerman, Kevin Patterson, …
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Ubu Roi

Fridays and Saturdays: $18 Sundays: $15 Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry Alfred Jarry’s absurdist classic returns to the Space 55 stage for its 10th anniversary season! What to expect during Ubu Roi? It’s the time-honored story of what happens when …
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The Revival January featuring New Radicals

Friday, January 15th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Hope

Friday, January 22nd at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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7 Minutes in Love

$10 online or at the door. 8pm Curtain Friday, February 19th 7 Minutes in Love is our no-holds-barred-anything-goes-Love-themed-variety-show! At each 7 Minutes show, we open our stage to local performers, who each get 7 minutes to do whatever they want. …
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The Revival February featuring Birds and Broads

Friday, February 19th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Friendship

Friday, February 26th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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Titanic

TITANIC A play by Christopher Durang Friday Feb 26 Saturday Feb 27 Friday March 4 Saturday March 5 All shows at 8pm. Tickets are $10 online or at the door. A special limited engagement! For two weekends only, Christopher Durang’s …
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Space 55 Game Night: Family Feud

Friday, March 11th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. This is Family feud, late night Space 55 style! Jobot Coffee & Diner faces off against Welcome Diner to determine who knows more about the human condition. Co hosts …
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Phoenix Tonight: March

Friday, March 12th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Join the studio audience for Phoenix Tonight, the Valley’s live late night talk show! Hosted by Russ Kazmierczak, Jr.   Phoenix Tonight will feature the Valley’s best and brightest talent, …
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The Revival with Zombie Gourmet!

Friday, March 18th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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Haiku Deathmatch and Karaoke

Saturday, March 19th from 8pm to 11:30pm.  FREE! Space 55 is celebrating Art Detour with a FREE event! At 8pm slam poet extraordinaire and shark aficionado The Klute will be hosting an epic Haiku Deathmatch. Poets: Bring your best ‘ku, …
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One Hour Theatre Series: Medea Redux

Medea Redux By nationally renowned playwright Neil LaBute Part of the Space 55 “One Hour Theater Series” Mondays and Tuesdays at 8pm March 21, 22, 28, & 29 Tickets are $5.55 A rarely performed, impolite work of one girl’s struggles …
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The Storrs Objection: Eggs!

Friday, March 25th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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Then It Got Weird

Friday, April 1st at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. The Storyline Collective presents a curated storytelling show hosted by Marnee Burrus exploring awkward, strange, & embarrassing topics through humor 10:30pm on April 1st at Space 55 Theatre. Tickets are …
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Down-Lo Solo: April Fools

Saturday, April 2nd at 10:30pm. Tickets $5 at the door. “Down-Lo Solo” is Space 55’s solo performance showcase. This is a show that’s dedicated to solo acts- Be they monologues, one man/woman shows, performance art pieces, or indescribably hilarious comedy …
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Bird City Comedy Festival

Phoenix, AZ | April 8-10, 2016 In its very first year, Bird City Comedy Festival will take place in Downtown Phoenix from April 8-10, 2016. Featuring stand up comedians, improvisers, sketch comedy and more, Bird City will showcase the very …
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All the Turquoise!: A Stand Up Show

Friday, April 8th from 6:00 to 7:30pm.  Tickets $8 Much like turquoise, this comedy show rocks! Featuring stand up from: Host: Michael Turner Sofiya Alexandra Jack Galvin Michael Paul Kohn Michael Longfellow Isaac McKay Anwar Newton Stryker Spurlock Abby Stassen …
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Improv Showcase feat. Trew Plus Two, The Neighborhood & Judd

Friday, April 8th from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.  Tickets $8 Bird City Comedy Festival proudly presents some of the best improv around. Hosted by comedian Anthony Desamito, this dynamic show features performances from: TREW PLUS TWO Chris Trew (The New Movement) pulls …
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Wednesday Morning Surf Report LIVE

Saturday, April 9th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm.  Tickets $5 Answers to tomorrow’s questions today with hosts Jeff Cardello and Rick Larsen and special guests. Don’t miss this special live show. This event is part of the Bird City Comedy Festival. …
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Improv for Standups: A Workshop

Saturday, April 9th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.  Tickets $10 Stand up and improv are often seen as two diametrically opposed forms of comedy. Improv often involves working with other people, while stand up is largely a solo affair. Stand up …
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Forever Chimichanga: A Stand Up Show

Saturday, April 9th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.  Tickets $8 Only the finest in deep fried comedy! Featuring stand up from: Host: Ronnie D Tony B Isaac McKay Matt Storrs Jason Hill Patrick Hastie James Nghiem Brandon Ream Stryker Spurlock Jeremy …
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Improv & Sketch Showcase feat. Russel Crow, Pizza Party & Bully Mammoth

Saturday, April 9th from 7:30 to 9:00pm.  Tickets $8 Bird City Comedy Festival proudly presents some of the best improv and sketch around. Hosted by comedian Michael Paul Kohn, this dynamic show features performances from: RUSSEL CROW Russel Crow is …
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The Storrs Objection: Destiny!

Sunday, April 10th at 3:00pm.  Tickets $5 Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt the opportunity to …
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Even Grander Canyon: A Stand Up Show

Sunday, April 10th from 6:00 to 7:30pm.  Tickets $8 Truly majestic stand up from: Host: Eric Sobczak Kristofer Royer Michael Palladino Dustin Meadows Mike Moses Kennedy Patrick Hastie Jack Galvin Andrew Deacon Chris Bennett Tim Bateman Mat Alano-Martin   This …
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Improv Showcase feat. Rad•ish, The Riveters and Dangerville

Sunday, April 10th from 7:30 to 9:00pm.  Tickets $8 Bird City Comedy Festival proudly presents some of the best improv and sketch around. Hosted by comedian Jason Hill, this dynamic show features performances from: THE RIVETERS The Riveters is an …
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The Revival: April

Friday, April 15th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Sustainability 

Friday, April 22nd at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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7 Minutes Down the Rabbit Hole

Saturday, April 23rd at 8:00pm. Tickets $10 online or at the door. Our no-holds-barred, anything-goes-variety show returns this April to take audiences on a one-way trip to Wonderland. Hosted by the queen of burlesque, Lucy Morals, and featuring a dozen …
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Blue Galaxy

Fridays: $18 Saturdays: $20 Sundays: $15 Blue Galaxy Book by Kim Porter Songs by Roger P. Clark Directed by Duane Daniels WORLD PREMIER MUSICAL! Opens Friday, April 29th. Award-winning Phoenix Playwright Kim Porter returns to Space 55! Blue Galaxy, a …
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One Hour Theatre Series: Duck Variations

Duck Variations By David Mamet Starring Duane Daniels and Doug Waldo Directed by Megan Holcomb Part of the Space 55 “One Hour Theater Series” This play dramatizes the old adage that people who talk the most with authority about something …
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Chris Fleming: Live in Phoenix

Thursday, May 12th at 8:00pm.  Tickets $20 An evening of stand up from Chris Fleming. Chris Fleming is a comedian best known for portraying the character Gayle Waters-Waters. He has appeared on the Doctors, Tosh.0, and has been featured in …
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Then It Got Weird: May

Friday, May 13th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. The Storyline Collective presents a curated storytelling show hosted by Marnee Burrus exploring awkward, strange, & embarrassing topics through humor 10:30pm on April 1st at Space 55 Theatre. Tickets are …
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Phoenix Tonight: May

Saturday, May 14th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Join the studio audience for Phoenix Tonight, the Valley’s live late night talk show! Hosted by Russ Kazmierczak, Jr. Phoenix Tonight will feature the Valley’s best and brightest talent, in …
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The Revival: May

Friday, May 20th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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Nine Muses

Friday May 27th and Saturday May 28th at 8:00pm. Tickets are $10. The Nine Muses. They are divine spirits of inspiration, the sparks of fire that light our imagination up like a torch, and the stars of a two night …
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The Storrs Objection: Exploration

Friday, May 27th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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Phoenix Tonight: June

Friday, June 10th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Join the studio audience for Phoenix Tonight, the Valley’s live late night talk show! Hosted by Russ Kazmierczak, Jr. Phoenix Tonight will feature the Valley’s best and brightest talent, in …
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The Revival: June

Friday, June 17th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Music

Friday, June 24th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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7 Minutes in Heaven 2016

Saturdays at 8:00pm. Tickets $10 online or at the door. July 9 July 16 July 23 July 30 7 Minutes In Heaven – our signature no-holds-barred variety show – will treat audiences to a random, raucous assortment of music, mayhem …
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The Revival: July

Friday, July 15th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Science

Friday, July 22nd at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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The Revival: August

Friday, August 19th at 10:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Torch Theatre revives its roots at Space 55 by bringing longform improvisation back to downtown Phoenix for one night a month. Every third Friday these two theaters join …
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The Storrs Objection: Art

Friday, August 26th at 10:30pm.  Tickets $5 at the door. Local comedian Matt Storrs is known for bringing his law background to the stage, especially when fact-checking other comedians’ material after their sets. “The Storrs Objection” will now give Matt …
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