COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 UPDATES To our Civic Theatre family: 3/23/2020 Due to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 and keeping in compliance with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order, we have made the decision to cancel the run of Junie B. Jones the Musical, which was scheduled...

January 11 and 12-Streetcar Weather Updates

SUNDAY 1/12 Today’s performance of A Streetcar Named Desire will proceed as scheduled. The show begins at 2 PM and will be followed by the Mental Health Discussion with The Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan. Please note, all classes will proceed as...
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...
Three Ways to Support Civic Theatre

Three Ways to Support Civic Theatre

Together, we’ve created some amazing memories so far this season: mermaids swimming through the sea with The Little Mermaid, touching tales of friendship with Steel Magnolias, and over 600 students joining us at our School of Theatre Arts. Our season has just begun,...

Meet Your Box Office Team!

If you give us a call or stop by the Box Office here at Civic Theatre, you will be greeted by one of our Box Office Team Members. These are the smiling staff members who will help you with everything from purchasing tickets to answering your questions. Since there are...