Love the arts? With a history spanning more than 50 years, Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Ethington Theatre is home to a variety of arts events, including award-winning student performances. You are invited to experience work from the talented GCU students of our College of Fine Arts and Production, with theatre performances, dance concerts and more.

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2017-18 Ethington Theatre Season

The Good Doctor
by Neil Simon                                                                              
Sept. 1-3 | 8-10 | 2017
by Molière
Oct. 13-15 | 20-22 | 2017
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
by Clark Gesner
Nov. 17 - SOLD OUT | Nov. 18-19 | 24-26 | 2017
Major Barbara
by George Bernard Shaw
Feb. 9-11 | 16-18 | 2018
Anything Goes
by Guy Bolton, Howard Lindsay,
P.G. Wodehouse and Russel Crouse
March 16-18 | 23-25 | 2018

To purchase season tickets, which include all plays and the University Dance Series, contact the Ethington Theatre Box Office: 602-639-8880

Play Performances: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm | Sundays at 2 pm

2017-18 University Dance Series

Winter Dance Concert    
           Dec. 8-9 | 2017
Spring Dance Concert

April 13-14 | 2018

Tickets for the 2017-18 University Dance Series will be available for purchase soon.

Dance Performances: 7:30 pm

Elementary Dance Tour

GCU's Elementary Dance Tour helps teach K-6 students the art and beauty of individual expression through live multimedia performances. Performances inspire students find their unique voice while developing the courage to express it. The Elementary Dance Tour visits Phoenix-area elementary schools at no cost.

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2017-18 Student Matinee Series

Ethington Theatre invites you and your students to register for a student matinee as part of the Ethington Theatre and Dance Season. These productions make the arts and arts education accessible to students by offering free admission and transportation reimbursement for qualifying schools.

Performances: 9:30 am

The Good Doctor                                                         
Registration opens June 1, 2017
Sept. 6-7 | 2017
Registration opens July 13, 2017
Oct. 18-19 | 2017
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown 
Registration opens Aug. 17, 2017
Winter Dance
Registration opens Sept. 8, 2017
Dec. 11-12 | 2017
Major Barbara
Registration opens Nov. 9, 2017
Feb. 14-15 | 2018
Anything Goes
Registration opens Jan. 16, 2018
March 21-22 | 2018
Spring Dance Concert
Registration opens Feb. 13, 2018
April 16-17 | 2018