The economy blows. There are foreclosures on every block, big-name chains are filing for bankruptcy, and a tank of gas costs more than a week’s worth of groceries. Hell, even local art galleries and theaters are downsizing just to stay afloat. When faced with rising costs, Phoenix’s Black Theatre Troupe opted out of its sweet digs at Herberger Theater Center in favor of a more cost-efficient space: Playhouse on the Park, where the group’s season-opener,... More >>>