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UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018

Theater Review: In ‘Constellations,’ a path of fractured moments that make up a relationship

Is life one big “Choose Your Own Adventure” game or are all the twists and turns we experience predetermined? Nick Payne’s “Constellations” doesn’t answer the question, but it does offer …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017

Former Civic Theatre actor sent to prison for child molestation

A former Spokane Civic Theatre actor was sentenced to 15 months in prison Friday for molesting a teen he met through the theater group.


Dark side of the holiday on local stages

Every year around this time, there are more local Christmas concerts and plays than you could possibly see in a single season. It’s enough to make your head spin with …


Review: Civic’s “The Servant of Two Masters” a chaotic, timeless comedy

All comedy revels in anarchy, but great comedy revels in the anarchy that results when the best intentions go disastrously wrong. (I’m reminded of that great Steve Martin quote about …


‘Servant’ takes Civic to roots of comedy

Commedia dell’arte was one of the most popular and influential forms of theater beginning in the Italian Renaissance, a storytelling style that relied on wild plotlines, stock characters and comic …


Adventurous Civic takes on ‘Musketeers’

Since its first publication in 1844, Alexandre Dumas’ novel “The Three Musketeers” has remained one of literature’s most iconic adventure stories. The title characters – French infantry soldiers Athos, Porthos, …


Civic revisits Bard with steampunk take on ‘Tempest’

There’s a long-standing belief in the theatrical world that William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is a cursed play, one that’s so unlucky that simply uttering the title inside a theater is thought …


Civic revisits Bard with take on ‘Tempest’

There’s a long-standing belief in the theatrical world that William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is a cursed play, one that’s so unlucky that simply uttering the title inside a theater is thought …


‘Crazy for You’ a classic story

Ken Ludwig’s musical “Crazy for You” is built around one of the most familiar dramatic frameworks imaginable: A big shot New Yorker travels to a small Nevada town where he’s …


From ‘Frankenstein’ to ‘Millie,’ stage is packed with promise

Coming alive on a stage near you: Frankenstein, the Chairman of the Board, a Killer Rabbit and a certain pair of Gothic governesses. This fall’s theater scene will bring these …


Civic sets stage for academy

The Spokane Civic Theatre’s Summer Academy takes on fairy-tale conventions in its summer musical, “The Four Princes,” running Thursday through Aug. 20. “The Four Princes” is written and directed by …