Valley Youth Theatre

525 N. First St.

602-253-8188

Parker/Sharon

Van Buren St & 1st Ave

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With an alumni list that includes Emma Stone and Jordin Sparks, this downtown children’s theater is the spot to catch some rising stars. Having won numerous local theater awards, it’s also a good choice for entertaining, family-friendly fare. Tickets start at $18 for the public, plus a $2 facility fee; group and season membership ticket packages are available. The theater also offers acting and musical classes on the weekends and weekdays for children ages 5 to 12 and beyond.