Announcing the Season 74

Season Tickets are available now!

Single Tickets are available July 1, 2020!

MAIN STAGE

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID

SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 11, 2020

Musical

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 20, 2020

Play

As miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge falls asleep in his dingy quarters on Christmas Eve, three ghosts appear, each revealing to Scrooge the wrong doings of his life and what will happen if he continues in his evil ways. He is racked with fear and remorse and sets out on Christmas Day to bless with his newfound generosity all those whom he has neglected and abused.

AMÉLIE

JANUARY 29 – FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Musical

Amélie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. She covertly improvises small but surprising acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realizes that to find happiness she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart. Be inspired by this imaginative dreamer who finds her voice, discovers the power of connection, and sees possibility around every corner.

Agatha Christie’s MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

MARCH 26 – APRIL 18, 2021

Play

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again.

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

MAY 14 – JUNE 13, 2021

Musical

“Spamalot” retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful show girls?

 

STUDIO THEATRE

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT

SEPTEMBER 25 – OCTOBER 18, 2020

Play

Jim Fingal is a fresh-out-of-Harvard fact checker for a prominent but sinking New York magazine. John D’Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy—an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When Jim is assigned to fact check D’Agata’s essay, the two come head to head in a comedic yet gripping battle over facts versus truth.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

NOVEMBER 13 – DECEMBER 6, 2020

Play

A small Norwegian town has just begun to win fame and wealth through its medicinal spring waters. Dr. Stockmann, resident physician in charge, discovers that the waters are poisoned. On receiving proof of this, he immediately reports to his associates, but is shocked to find that instead of being thanked, he is looked upon as a dangerous crank, motivated by a desire to prove that his fellow townsmen are wrong, and to bring ruin upon them. As the people who run the local paper do their utmost to urge secrecy and compromise, the determined doctor realizes that the honesty and idealism he has counted upon to make the truth prevail simply does not exist in the face of selfish “practical” interests and every weapon of blackmail, slander, and eviction are brought against his family.

PLAZA SUITE

JANUARY 15 – FEBRUARY 7, 2021

Play

Karen and Sam are a long-married pair whose relationship may be headed for an early checkout. Muriel and Jesse are former high school sweethearts who seem destined for an extended stay. And Norma and Roy are the mother and father of the bride, ready to celebrate their daughter’s nuptials — if only they can get her out of the bathroom.

SIGNIFICANT OTHER

MARCH 12 – APRIL 3, 2021

Play

Jordan Berman would love to be in love, but that’s easier said than done. So until he meets Mr. Right, he wards off lonely nights with his trio of close girlfriends. But as singles’ nights turn into bachelorette parties, Jordan discovers that the only thing harder than finding love is supporting the loved ones around you when they do.

NATIVE GARDENS

APRIL 30 – MAY 23, 2021

Play

Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. The hilarious results guarantee no one comes out smelling like a rose.

 

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES

THE BOYS IN THE BAND

OCTOBER 16 – 18, 2020

Staged Reading

In his Upper East Side apartment, Michael is throwing a birthday party for Harold, a selfavowed “thirty-two-year-old, pockmarked, Jew fairy,” complete with surprise gift: “Cowboy,” a street hustler. As the evening wears on – fueled by drugs and alcohol – bitter, unresolved resentments among the guests come to light when a game of “Truth” goes terribly wrong.This groundbreaking play premiered Off-Broadway in 1968. It was subsequently made into a feature film. In 2018, the show, finally, made its Broadway debut.

BROADWAY BEAT BY BEAT

JANUARY 1 – 3, 2021

Musical Revue

Come celebrate the spirit of musical theatre with a collection of local performers. Broadway, Beat by Beat is a high energy collection of the best music Broadway has to offer with song selections throughout the decades.

PARALLEL LIVES

FEBRUARY 12 – 14, 2021

Play

In the opening scene, two Supreme Beings plan the beginning of the world. Once they’ve decided on the color scheme of the races, a little concerned that white people will feel slighted being such a boring color, they create sex and the sexes. Afraid women will have too many advantages, the Beings decide to make childbirth painful and to give men enormous egos as compensation. From this moment, the audience is whisked through the outrageous universe of Kathy and Mo, where two actresses play men and women struggling through the common rituals of modern life: teenagers on a date, sisters at their grandmother’s funeral, a man and a woman together in a countrywestern bar.

33RD PLAYWRIGHTS’ FORUM FESTIVAL

JUNE 17 – 20, 2021

Local Original One-Acts

Spokane Civic Theatre is proud to present it’s Playwrights’ Forum Festival, which showcases new one-acts by playwrights across the region since 1983. The festival is performed in two separate sets on alternating days.

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