The Success of 2012 2012 was a successful year for Spokane Civic Theatre because of the generosity and commitment of people like you. We thank you, and wish you and your family a new year filled with health, joy and prosperity. Spokane Civic Theatre Board, Staff & Volunteers Congratulations White Christmas! Congratulations to the
Join us this Sunday, December 9 for our 5th Annual Scholarship Fund Benefit... The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge 7:00 P.M. Main Stage By Mark Brown Directed by Chris Taylor Doors open at 6:00 P.M. for a silent auction with over 16 items, including a personalized brick paver, $100 coupon for summer Academy, gift cards, hockey
Winner of five Tony Awards, this dazzling 1920s show-within-a-show musical comedy is filled with everything from fantastical illusions to mistaken identities.
Directed by Kathie Doyle-Lipe & Jean Hardie
Choreographed by Kathie Doyle-Lipe & Jean Hardie
Music Direction by Andrea Hope
What do rock music and psychiatry have in common? How about it's Next to Normal? This rock musical brings to life some of the issues we all struggle with weather they be mental, physical, emotional. Nominated for 11, YES 11!, Tony's, Spokane Civic Theatre's production of Next to Normal will put the issues many suburban families face
You know, that place, called Escanaba? Some of you have been there before....in a cabin, in the woods, where a certain Chevy shook a sh_t all around Spokane Civic Theatre? It was called Escanaba In da Moonlight and it involved some, shall we say, very 14 year old boy moments. That show played to sold out
Get to know the cast of Spokane Civic Theatre's White Christmas Meet Susan Waverly Well, on stage in White Christmas she's Susan Waverly....in life, she's Marlena Mizzoni. Susan Waverly, the grand-daughter of General Waverly (to find out who he is, you need to see the show...opening this Friday on Spokane Civic Theatre's Main Stage), is
White Christmas: twinkles, tinsel and more Countdown to White Christmas at Spokane Civic Theatre. Beginning Friday, November 16, the Civic stage will twinkle with tinsel and lights and snow and all things Christmas as we open White Christmas directed by Yvonne AK Johnson. This show only runs through December 21, and tickets are only $33 for adults,
A brief overview of this weekend's Master Class With Jason Robert Brown Last weekend, Spokane Civic Theatre performed Songs For a New World composed by Jason Robert Brown. Civic and Jason Robert Brown offered a Master Class which was a three hour intensive musical theatre session for a group of eight actor/singers. All of the
The next time you see this, it will be a giant Christmas present on the set of White Christmas It's definitely not a wrap You're probably wondering what the heck this is a picture of. I was. We all were. Unless you were at rehearsals for White Christmas last night, you won't know.
Fall into Fall Fall is always a great time at Spokane Civic Theatre. Falls means the start of the theatre season. And not just for Civic, but for WestCoast Best of Broadway, Lake City Playhouse, Interplayers and more. Fall also means it's time for Spokane Civic Theatre's annual fundraiser In Concert. And as many of you
Songs for a New World, 8th Annual In Concert Fundraiser On October 26 and 27, Spokane Civic Theatre will take on Songs for a New World as they present their 8th Annual In Concert Fundraiser. This In Concert continues to support the funding of live professional musicians in the Civic orchestras, and will feature many
Courtesy of Chris Wooley Courtesy of Chris Wooley Opening the Spokane Civic Theatre Studio Opening tomorrow night, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Spokane Civic Theatre in the Studio Theatre. We have a couple of preview shots for you courtesy of none other than Chris Wooley. Cast Members Cast members Alyssa Day (Patsy Cline)
In about two weeks, Spokane Civic Theatre will be alive with the sound of music. In this case, the music of Jason Robert Brown. Singing this wonderful composer's praises and music will be none other than some of Civic's most talented vocalists. So, we thought we would take a few minutes to highlight some of
Spokane based Event Rents sure knows how to throw a party Ok, how about decorate for a party Locally owned event rental and party supply company, Event Rents, has become one of Spokane Civic Theatre's newest community supporters. And we could not be more thrilled. Their donation of linens, tables and seating helped us pull
Set Design The White Office and the Not So White Office As you sit in the audience, marveling at all the singing, tapping, and general goings on on stage, do you ever wonder, just a wee bit, about the scenery and set design? Do you think, "How'd they do that?" If you've seen Spokane Civic
Ok, so it's not really Spokane Discount Theatre We're still the same old Spokane Civic Theatre offering you professional level theatre in a community theatre setting. As if we would ever change that? But we are offering you a great opportunity to see The Producers at a major discount. Tickets for Civic's Main Stage musicals
This is a guest post by Allyson Shoshana Controversy is much of what makes The Producers thoroughly enjoyable Mel Brooks didn't hold back when he crafted The Producers. In fact, he charged into controversy full on, taking on Hitler, Germany, WWII, Broadway, and well, you get the idea. Mel Brooks created The Producers because he figured
Spokane Civic Theatre Welcomes their Newest Board Members Spokane Civic Theatre is pleased to announce the addition of two new Board Members; Deena Caruso and Larry Wooley. You know you have seen this woman around Spokane. None other than Deena Caruso, who owns Finders Keepers in downtown Spokane. Deena has been a community leader for over 15
Yes, it's true, Theatre is a drug "The theatre is my soothing drug, and my cynics illness is so far advanced that my physic must be of the highest quality.” Or as Johnny Depp says in the movie version of The Libertine (yikes, tough movie to watch, by the way), "The theatre is my drug,
Looks like Spokane likes The Producers Photo credit to Chris Wooley Civic's production of The Producers is getting it's fair share of press action. It's always a bit of a gamble to open a season with a show that pokes fun at well, exactly what we do. And to take on something as
It's all about Spokane Civic Theatre's 66th Anniversary Gala We're flying around like one of Franz Liebkind's pigeons getting the lobby ready for the Gala celebrating the opening of the season at Spokane Civic Theatre. The cast is ready, the crew has got their moves down and costumes are all getting last minute glitz and glam. You
The Best Theatre Group? Spokane, we thank you! Without all of the support of Spokane and surrounding Inland Northwest Communities who voted for us, Spokane Civic Theatre would never be the BEST THEATRE GROUP in KREM The Best of Spokane 2012! It is productions like The Producers that have made us the Best Theatre Group four years in a row!
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline has been cast!
Spokane Civic Theatre Projects Keep on Coming Bringing the Garden to the Theatre Our thanks to the Associated Garden Clubs of Spokane and David Ball Landscaping for your donation of time and treasure making the Civic "gardens" come alive. Our (read yours!) community theatre has never looked so beautiful!
Who is Jason Robert Brown? That's right, he is coming to Spokane Civic Theatre! Jason Robert Brown, Composer for Songs for a New World You may have heard that Jason Robert Brown, composer for Songs for a New World, is attending Spokane Civic Theatre's production of Songs for a New World on October 27 with
Who is Roger Elizabeth DeBris? You may remember Roger De Bris from previous Spokane Civic productions gone by...who can forget the infamous Governor in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas? Or Barfee in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee? Source: spokanecivictheatre.com via Spokane on Pinterest Ok, so Roger DeBris is not really any of those roles.
Tickets for 2012-2013 Season to Inspire, Please! With Great Change comes Great Adventure! Box Office Coordinator Rebecca answers the phone and she really is happy....we promise. As many of you have probably found out by now, Spokane Civic Theatre is doing things differently for the 2012-2013 Season to Inspire. Mainly, tickets for the
What do you remember about Happy Days? We've prepared some trivia for you from the Happy Days TV series! The cast of Happy Days rehearses on the Main Stage Spokane Civic Theatre Academy teens are doing an excellent job of portraying the iconic roles from Happy Days so, we threw together some trivia
Happy Days are here at Civic! The Fonz and the Car Hops Rehearse for Happy Days The kids have started rehearsals and are ready to go! The teen Happy Days cast (who probably hadn't heard of Happy Days or the Fonz before auditioning for the Main Stage Performance camp) started their daily rehearsals.
Shakespeare in the park, not just for the rich and famous! Spokane Civic Theatre recently connected with the Island Shakespeare Festival in Whidbey Island. For those of you who have never been to an outdoor Shakespeare Festival and who feel like a road trip from the East Side of Washington to the West(ish), you should
The 2011-2012 Triumphant Season at Spokane Civic Theatre Has Come to a Close It's the end of the season as we know it, and we feel fine Spokane Civic Theatre’s 2011-2012 Triumphant Season, our 65th season, is officially over, but we wanted look back at some of the highlights and backstage tidbits from the season.
The View on War Horse from Yvonne AK Johnson's view War Horse Redux Yvonne AK Johnson, Spokane Civic Theatre Executive Artistic Director, has seen War Horse on Broadway not once, but twice (uh, War Horse redux)! She says that it remains the best play she has seen in the past 10 years and that War Horse is stronger
Cast List for Spokane Civic Theatre's production of The Producers Max - Jerry Sciarrio Leo - Mark Pleasant Ulla - Angela Pierson Franz - Dan McKeever Roger - Lance Babbitt Carmen - Taylor Pedroza Ensemble Delvone Bullis, Elaine Bartlett, Carl Vincent, Heidi Farr, Benjamin Marks, Kevin Shields, Charlotte Alby, Kathleen Shircliff, Tiffany Hill , Mathias Oliver, Julie Beeman, Sara Birchell, Steve Anderson, Alyssa Jordan, Tyler Gillie, Bradley Duffy Our
An Exuberant Musical Comedy on Spokane Civic Theatre's Main Stage
Directed by Marianne McLauglin
The Main Stage Lobby gets a make over! YES, IT IS TRUE. The new lobby decor for the Main Stage at Spokane Civic Theatre Did you ever feel like the Main Stage Lobby at Spokane Civic theatre was a little drab? Well, that’s about to change because the Main Stage lobby at Civic
When it Comes to Theatre Sound is King Sound Engineers Rejoice! Chris Wooley, who runs sound on many of Civic's Main Stage musicals, is overjoyed that Civic gets a new sound booth. We're certain you have been to a show on the Main Stage at Spokane Civic Theatre where the band is louder than
Yvonne A.K. Johnson, Executive Artistic Director will be making a major announcement for Spokane Civic Theatre by the end of week …
Photo by Colin Mulvaney
Yvonne Johnson, Executive Artistic Director for Spokane Civic Theatre, gave us the details about the recent fun-filled overnighter at the theatre for the orphans in the up and coming production of Annie.
Next Season is ready to roll! And our thanks to all of the Spokane Businesses and individuals who will be sponsoring the 2012-2013 season at Spokane Civic Theatre.
Yvonne A.K. Johnson, Executive Artistic Director will be attending the AACT Winter Board meeting this weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. Johnson is the Chair of Strategic Planning and serves as an Endowment Trustee.