Singing Stories, Fighting for Change

Singing Stories, Fighting for Change

SINGING STORIES, FIGHTING FOR CHANGE Chavala Ymker Origins Growing up the son of an Arkansas farmer, the South Johnny Cash knew was one of blatant racism and hate. In fact, the men in Cash’s family took pride in their participation in the hatred expressed towards the...
Ring of Fire | The Life and Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire | The Life and Music of Johnny Cash

The first show of the 2019/2020 season is Ring of Fire! It’s a musical adventure woven together by the legendary songbook of Cash himself, and studies a deeper narrative on love, generational living, and redemption. Singing Stories, Fighting for Change Chavala...
James and the Giant Peach | Low Sensory Night

James and the Giant Peach | Low Sensory Night

We are so excited to bring our second Low Sensory Night during the run of James and the Giant Peach! It’s an evening of theatre where the script and the entertainment never changes, but the environment does. Reduced sound volume, adjusted lights, and an...
Performance Block 2019

Performance Block 2019

PERFORMANCE BLOCK 2019 We had a busy and exciting weekend here at Civic Theatre. Bravo to the cast and crews of this year’s Performance Block for successful shows to packed houses! It’s amazing to see what these talented students put together in such a...
Remembering Rob Thomasma

Remembering Rob Thomasma

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre remembers and celebrates the life of Robert (Rob) Thomasma. Rob was a remarkable Hair and Makeup Artist and talented actor who was cast as General Mackenzie in And Then There Were None. A Norma Brinks Award and Grand Award recipient, Rob...