Performance - Orson Welles

Friday, May 7, 2021 at 7:00pm

Don Bluth Front Row Theatre - New
8989 E Via Linda, Suite 118,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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The Don Bluth Front Row Theatre will open its new venue -- the first production 14 months -- with ORSON WELLES by Michael B. Druxman April 22 through May 22, 2021.  DBFRT veteran Lee Cooley directs and Keath Hall stars in this one-person play.

Some called Orson Welles a ‘boy genius’. He did create a panic with WAR OF THE WORLDS and arguably the best film ever made, CITIZEN KANE. But then came the fall of a 'great man' from grace.  ORSON WELLES is a play about the life and times, loves and declines of the legendary Orson Welles. The play is set in 1985 in Los Angeles and in the mind and memory of Orson Welles. Spoiler alert: audiences may find out the true meaning of "Rosebud" and it's definitely not what you thought! There will be no intermission and masks must be worn at all times during this intimate, yet socially-distanced, production.

Reserved seating tickets are General $28, Seniors/Students/Military $25 and are available online at or by phone at 480-314-0841. The production is the first to open the DBFRT new theatre venue located at 8989 E Via Linda, Ste 118, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, conveniently located at the southwest corner of Via Linda and 90th Street.

Play: "Orson Welles" by Michael B. Druxman 

Thursday, Friday and Saturday Evenings at 7 p.m. on April 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, May 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22
Wednesday Evenings at 7 p.m. on May 12, 19
Saturday Matinees at 2 p.m. on April 24, May 1, 8, 15 and 22

Admission: $28 general, $25 seniors/students/military

Tickets:  Call the box office at 480-314-0841 or purchase online at 

Patron Safety: The theatre will follow public health guidelines for patrons including required mask wearing and socially distanced seating. Seating is limited with reduced capacity. Seating is available in pairs of two and single seats; larger parties are encouraged to contact the box office for assistance with seating your party safely together.

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