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Here's a look at the cast of the Academy's Santa Claus Conquers the Martians playing on the Main Stage December 2-10, 2017
Here's a look at the cast of Miracle on 34th Street, A Radio Play playing on the Main Stage December 22 & 23, 2017
Posted by Azaria Podplesky of The Spokesman Review
Photo by Jessse Tinsley of The Spokesman Review
Article writen by Treva Lind of of The Spokesman Review
Here's a look at the cast of I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Readers Theatre playing on the Main Stage on October 27, 2017!
Here's a look at the cast of A Christmas Story, The Musical opening on the Main Stage on November 17, 2017!
REVIEW: In Civic’s ‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ the musical within the musical offers the cast ample time to shineroot 2017-05-24T00:00:00+00:00
Here's a look at the cast of the 29th Playwrights' Forum Festival opening in the Studio Theatre on June 8, 2017!
See which regional playwrights have been chosen to have their work staged and presented in the Studio Theatre.
Here's a look at the cast of the Academy Spring Intensive Murder Mystery Weekend of Doom: A Love Story playing on the Main Stage April 8, 2017!
Here's a look at the cast of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike opening in the Studio Theatre on January 27, 2017!
Here's a look at the cast of A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Academy's Winter Intensive, opening on the Main Stage December 3, 2016!
Here's a look at the cast of The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge opening in the Firth J Chew Studio Theatre on December 9, 2016!
A feature article about new Artistic Director, Lenny Bart, by Nathan Weinbender of The Spokesman Review
Here's a look at the cast of Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings opening for the Holiday Season on the Main Stage on November 25, 2016!
Review of Disney's Beauty and the Beast by E.J. Iannelli of the Inlander
Review of Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Nathan Weinbender of the Spokesman Review
Preview of Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Azaria Podplesky of the Spokesman Review
After a lengthy nation-wide search, the Spokane Civic Theatre Board announces Lenny Bart as the incoming Artistic Director of The Civic.
Here's a look at the cast of The Worst Talent Show... Ever! The Summer Intensive opens August 19, 2016!
Press release dated June 13, 2016
Review of Guys and Dolls by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Press release, dated May 20, 2016
Review of Fiction by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Review of Ken Ludwig's The Fox on the Fairway by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Preview of Ken Ludwig's The Fox on the Fairway by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Hall of Fame Inductee: Best of the Inland Northwest Readers Poll 2016
Preview of Hapgood by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Press release, dated March 10, 2016
Review of Little Women by Carolyn Lamberson of Spokesman-Review
Preview of Little Women by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Press release, dated February 18, 2016
Review of Sordid Lives by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Press Release, dated Friday, January 29, 2016
Press release, dated January 28, 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Spokane Civic Theatre to Present High-Energy Broadway Classic Guys and Dolls to Close Out 15-16 Seasonroot 2016-01-26T00:00:00+00:00
Press release, dated January 26, 2016
A preview of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Nathan Weinbender
Review of White Christmas by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review.
Review of Evil Dead: The Musical by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review.
Preview of Catch Me If You Can, the Musical by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
For just $10 per entry, you could win two roundtrip tickets to Europe, or four roundtrip tickets for use in the US or Canada. Made possible by our Catch Me If You Can co-sponsor, Delta!
Congratulations to the cast of our 2015-16 Season Opener, Catch Me If You Can the Musical, a REGIONAL PREMIER!
Spotlight on Orphans' trip to compete at AACTFest Nationals - by Nathan Weinbender of The Spokesman-Review.
Preview of The Music Man by The Inlander's E.J. Ianelli
Review of Sylvia by Nathan Weinbender of The Spokesman-Review.
Casts announced for original one-act plays produced in June 2015.
A Note from our Little Shop of Rentals: Since our Grand Opening in October, it has been our honor and privilege to serve the Spokane community. You have embraced us and recruited our costuming talents for your local productions and holidays, and we are delighted to be a part of Spokane's special events. After much
Civic's production of Orphans to perform at AACTFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan June 23-26,2015.
Review of Clue: The Musical by Nathan Weinbender of the Spokesman-Review.
Civic stages musical adaptation of beloved board game 'Clue'
[Preview of the SOLD OUT production of Clue: the Musical by Nathan Weinbender of the Spokesman-Review]
Tom Sowa of the Spokesman writes review of Nunsense A-Men! at Civic!
Another mystery solved! Cast announced for Sherlock Holmes and the Curse of the Sign of Four at Spokane Civic Theatre!
Preview of Orphans by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Review of The Servant of Two Masters by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Preview of The Servant of Two Masters by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Breaking news from Spokane Civic Theatre
Spokane Civic Theatre calls for one-act plays to be presented at the 27th Playwrights Forum Festival in June 2015.
by Nathan Weinbender, Spokesman-Review
Cast members announced for The Servant of Two Masters at Spokane Civic Theatre!
Review of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Cast members announced for A Christmas Carol at Spokane Civic Theatre November 21 - December 20, 2014!
Review by Nathan Weinbender, September 24, 2014
Preview of Fiddler on the Roof by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Press release, dated September 3, 2014.
Review of Gypsy by Spokesman Review's Nathan Weinbender
Review by Nathan Weinbender
Civic's annual fundraiser will have some great talent!
We are pleased to announce the 2014-2015 season lineup!
The Clarion Brass presents a Christmas Concert at Spokane Civic Theatre
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Review by Nathan Weinbender, The Spokesman-Review
November 24, 2013
What is a Master Class?
A Master Class is an opportunity for students and observers to learrn about a discipline (acting, the arts, drama) from an expert. And do we have experts coming to Spokane Civic Theatre.
It's true! We have had a possible menu leak for the 67th Anniversary Gala! Looks like that crew over at Wild Sage Bistro will be cooking up some serious goodness for those of you attending the Gala for the opening of Les Miserables. Don't forget, there a few tickets still available for the Gala which begins at 6:00 PM on Friday, September 20, 2013.
Under the leadership of Kathy Doyle-Lipe and Wes Dietrich, the Artistic Committee's main objective is to ensure that the Spokane Civic Theatre continues to provide high quality theatrical productions...
The Board of Directors of Spokane Civic Theatre and Executive Artistic Director Yvonne A.K. Johnson have today terminated their association following 8 ½ years of the director’s remarkable service to the community. Ms. Johnson will explore other opportunities while Spokane Civic Theatre embarks upon a search for an appropriate candidate to ensure continuation of the
“We are overjoyed to have Robby French join the Civic staff as Artistic Associate. As the theatre continues to expand for our arts community, Robby will be able to contribute to our artistic growth and excellence. Welcome aboard! We are looking forward to you being a part of this incredible theatre in a professional capacity.” – Yvonne A.K. Johnson, Executive Artistic Director
Chris Taylor, Spokane Civic Theatre’s education director, hopes summer camp enrollment reaches 600 this year.
Michael Guilfoil, The Spokesman-Review
Photo by Tyler Tjomsland
Spokane Civic Theatre's 2013-2014 Starlit Season Opener!
Directed by Yvonne A.K. Johnson
Music Direction by David Brewster and Michael Saccomanno
Choreographed by Ali Waid
Assistant Director, Robby French
Stage Manager, Tia Wooley
Assistant Stage Manager, Amanda Kern
Theatre Review by Nathan Weinbender, The Spokesman-Review
Jim Kershner, Senior Correspondent
Sunday, March 24 at 2:00 P.M.
Monday, June 3 at 6:30 P.M. and Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 P.M.
There aren’t any strict rules at the Soady Deer Camp, save for one that the Soady clan follows without any exception: Absolutely no women allowed.
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
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline has been cast!
An Exuberant Musical Comedy on Spokane Civic Theatre's Main Stage
Directed by Marianne McLauglin
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.
Thanks to a Washington Humanities grant, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture is offering an original living history program during the Holiday season at the historic Campbell House. Spokane Civic Theatre is a creative partner in the grant--Co-playwright-in-residence Sandra Hosking represented the theatre by helping design the structure and content of the living history program and directing the actresses.
Yvonne A.K. Johnson, Executive Artistic Director, has partnered Spokane Civic Theatre with Second Harvest Food Bank to help families in need put dinner on the table Thanksgiving Day...
AACT National Awards are presented each summer to recognize outstanding contributions to community theatre. In 2012 they will be presented at the AACT NYC Convention in the historic Hudson Theatre.
With only two shows, this weekend October 28 & 29, the staff at Spokane Civic Theatre is all about Jane Eyre in Concert, directed by Yvonne A,K. Johnson. What better time to sit down with Yvonne and get the goods?
Spokane Civic Theatre won Gold for Best Theatre Company in Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living magazine Best of Spokane 2011!
Spokane Civic Theatre has been busy with improvements to our building: beautiful new foliage, a new pergola and outdoor seating at the Main Stage Theatre entrance, a new awning for the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre, new signage for the Academy AND a digital state of the art sound system!