Fox Tucson Theatre, the crown jewel of downtown, proudly serves Southern Arizona as the major center for arts, culture and community events. Originally, a pristine 1930’s movie palace and vaudeville stage, the Fox has been meticulously restored to its original Southwestern Art Deco grandeur. With state-of-the-art acoustic and visual technology, the theatre hosts classic Hollywood films, local and regional film premiers and festivals, community events, and is an unrivaled setting that attracts professional, high quality shows and concerts.
The Fox Tucson Theatre 2014 Fall Season of shows being presented is a reflection of the richly diverse community that we all call home. Front and center, Grammy winner and platinum selling, singer, song-writer, Dwight Yoakam performs on Aug. 27 and following in the country/Americana genre—Lee Ann Womack’s The Way I’m Livin tour is scheduled for Oct. 16. Mavis “I’ll Take You There” Staples (Sept. 5) will fill the Fox with her career defining collection of soul, R & B, jazz, blues, rock and gospel. Senegal Gospel Choir performs November 9th and not-to-be-missed New Orleans Legends featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint perform Nov. 13. Hilarious stage shows and stand-up comedy is abundant this season; include Last Comic Standing (Sept. 16), Girls Night: the Musical (Oct. 11), An Evening with David Sedaris (Nov. 6), Late Night Catechism (Nov. 22), and Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood-Two Man Group: Live and Dangerous Comedy (Dec. 6th). Actor, writer, comedian Paul Reiser will perform at The Hearth Foundation’s Annual Comedy for a Cause fundraiser on Oct. 9th. Asia will be in town performing their many hits and brand new material on Oct. 13th. An Evening of Spirit with James Van Praagh will delve into the mysteries of afterlife and making soulful connections on Nov. 7. The mesmerizing David Broza-Israel’s most popular artist will perform Oct. 30. The holidays will not be complete without a little authentic mariachi music, coming Dec. 18, Merry-Achi Christmas featuring Mariachi Sol De Mexico with Jose Hernandez. And speaking of celebrations, the incomparable Judy Collins, known for her catalogue of traditional folk and contemporary, original compositions will perform on Dec. 2.
Tickets for all events may be purchased online at www.foxtucson.com or by calling 547-3040.