Phoenix theatres feature stellar live performances all year long, but the fare this June is the highlight of the 2013 season. From children’s musicals and circuses to adult dramas, the Phoenix stage is going to light up brighter than Broadway in the next few weeks. If you can pull yourself from the comfort of our luxury vacation rentals, a night at the theater is the perfect way to spend time with a loved one or the whole family.

  1. phoenix theatre juneMonty Python’s Spamalot. Adapted from the cult classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this raucous musical is a wacky take on the legend of King Arthur. The show runs from June 14-30 and is presented by the Fountain Hills Theater, a wonderful community outfit known for their grand musical productions and youth education outreach.

  1. The Wiz. For more kid-friendly fare, check out the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center‘s production of The Wiz, a soulful retelling of the Wizard of Oz story, first made famous as a musical movie starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. The show is part of Queen Creek’s Family Theatre Series and runs June 28-29 and July 1.

  1. Love, Loss, and What I Wore. It’s not just musicals playing in Phoniex Theatres this June. Written by the recently-passed Nora Ephron, Love, Loss and What I Wore is an intimate play about five women who share poignant and hilarious stories that women of all ages can relate to. Presented by the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, the show plays June 4-16.

  1. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Built to Amaze! You might think spending a weekend in our luxury vacation rentals with your kids is like ring-leading a circus, but it’s nothing compared to Built to Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show on Earth. Elephants, tigers, acrobats, and aerialists work their magic at the U.S. Airways Center from June 26-July 1.

If you’re taking advantage of our luxury vacation rentals this June, don’t miss your chance to watch incredible actors and artists tread the boards of Phoenix Theatres. The real Broadway might be thousands of miles away, but the Valley is full show-stopping hits this summer.