Stories tagged: Spokane Civic Theatre
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 3 p.m.
The first night of “Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play” will be broadcast on KPBX 91.1.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
The musical, with songs written by Oscar-winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”), adds another dimension to the beloved holiday movie.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4 p.m.
The musical, based on the 1983 movie of the same name, opens Friday on the Margot and Robert Ogden Main Stage.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
If you’ve watched any of the numerous beach party movies from the ’60s, you’ve seen these characters before. The gawky girl and her nerdy best friend, the too-cool-for-school surfer, the …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
The musical, which was originally scheduled to close Sunday, will be performed Oct. 20 and 21. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
The play is a mix of “Gidget,” beach party films and Alfred Hitchcock.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
“West Side Story” continues through Oct. 15.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 5 p.m.
This production is a “dream come true” for Spokane Civic Theatre Artistic Director Lenny Bart.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
It’s one thing to perform a play within a play. It’s another to perform a musical within a musical. Along with twice the acting, there’s also twice the singing and …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 1 p.m.
When Tami Knoell steps on stage as Lilli Vanessi/Katharine in Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of “Kiss Me, Kate,” director Melody Deatherage will know exactly how she feels, as Deatherage played …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
While the language is as Shakespeare wrote, director/scenic and lighting designer David Baker has added a modern touch to the Shakespeare comedy with updated costumes and more attitude than the …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
“Noises Off,” which opened Friday at Spokane Civic Theatre, cracks the lens of the rose-colored glasses worn by the enchanted theatergoer and gives the audience a glance, albeit a (hopefully) …
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
It’s not every production that Spokane Civic Theatre Artistic Director Lenny Bart suggests audience members “wear (their) Depends,” but a show like “Noises Off” calls for such a precaution.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of Bryan Harnetiaux’s “Holding On ~ Letting Go” isn’t a family affair, but it might as well be; Harnetiaux and director Jack Delahanty first worked together …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
A cast of talented singers, paired with Henry McNulty’s music direction, makes “A Little Night Music” a strong first showing for new artistic director Lenny Bart, who makes his Civic …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
In helming his first show on the Civic’s main stage, Lenny Bart isn’t pulling any punches. The theater’s artistic director is taking on “A Little Night Music,” a Tony-winning show …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Near the end of Christopher Durang’s play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” one of its titular characters, named after a famous creation of Anton Chekhov, unspools a lengthy …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
A Spokane man who has appeared on the Spokane Civic Theatre stage several times recently pleaded guilty to molesting a teenage boy he met through the theater.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
The characters in Christopher Durang’s play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” are either named after or inspired by figures in the canon of Anton Chekhov, and the plot …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8 a.m.
After a brief respite during the Christmas season, activity on area stages is starting to pick up again. A few shows are currently running – the heartwarming drama “Tuesdays With …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11 a.m.
It was common practice in the 1940s and ’50s to adapt popular movies into hour-long radio dramas. Frank Capra’s 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” was one of those films, …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 10 a.m.
Right in time for the holidays, “Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings” hits Spokane Civic Theatre on Friday, a rollicking, feel-good, willfully goofy Christmas comedy that’s plastered wall-to-wall with classic songs.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10 a.m.
Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” is generally considered one of the greatest pieces of theater ever written, a tragic tale of two wayward sisters and the brutish man who …
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Stanley Kowalski looms so large in our cultural conscience that it’s easy to forget that “A Streetcar Named Desire” is really about Blanche DuBois, his emotionally disturbed sister-in-law. Much of …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 2:14 p.m.
Kearney Jordan is one of nearly 25 nominees for the Spokane Arts Heroes awards, which will be announced in a ceremony Nov. 5. She runs the Spokane Civic Theatre’s costume …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
Cult comedy, which was the basis of the beloved movie, will run at Civic through Nov. 5.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5 p.m.
Few pieces of theater better represent the culture’s shifting social mores than “The Rocky Horror Show.” What was seen as a risque cult curiosity upon its premiere in 1973 is …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
Following a change in management, Spokane Civic Theatre ushers in its 70th year with new artistic director Lenny Bart and CEO Mike Shannon at its helm. Bart, who moved to …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
This is a classic, lovingly realized story, full of wonder, mystery, humor and romance, and it boasts some terrific songs that you’ll be humming on your way home from the …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, noon
Because so many people are familiar with the story of “Beauty and the Beast,” the Civic’s production doesn’t stray too far from the 1991 Disney film.