Comerica Theatre

400 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-514-2919
Best Of
The former Dodge Theatre is among downtown Phoenix’s most popular indoor concert halls. With seating for up to 5,500 people, the expansive Comerica has hosted musical artists as diverse as Doc Severinson and Nickelback, and has been home to touring companies of everything from Little Shop of Horrors to Les Miserables. Former Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks owner Jerry Colangelo originally opened the place in 2002, with an eye for hosting performers who don't need a huge sports stadium but require a space larger than small, intimate nightclubs offer. The space has therefore proven popular with big-name stand-up comics like George Lopez (whose record-breaking HBO Special, America's Mexican, was aired live at the theater) and Jay Leno. Comerica really hit the big time when it was used as the stage for the comedy film Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, and has since regularly hosted indoor boxing events and was also the home of the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Upcoming Events Here (26)

Related Stories (297)

  • The 11 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Week
    Monday, September 26, 2016 at 4 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Got any big plans this week? You probably should, considering there are few (if any) reasons to stay home. The weather's certainly nicer, your television is choked with wall-to-wall election coverage, and there's a grip of great con...

  • The 11 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Week
    Monday, September 12, 2016 at 4 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    At long last, it’s finally here. That moment when the live music scene in Phoenix finally awakens from its summertime slumber and gets into gear. For proof, look no further than the fact that many of the Valley’s various arts center...

  • Justus Samuel Discusses The Most Important Month in Arizona Hip-Hop History
    Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:49 a.m. by David Accomazzo

    According to Justus Samuel, the organizer behind Respect The Underground and the AZ Hip Hop Festival, August 2016 was the most important month ever for Arizona hip-hop.  It was a month of album releases by local artists, the cu...

  • The 10 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Week
    Monday, August 22, 2016 at 4 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Believe it not, but we're almost done with summer. Yes, we're well aware that there are still several scorching weeks of loathsome weather ahead, but, for all intents and purposes, there’s light at the end of the tunnel, y’all. If y...

Load More Articles

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >