The Bardnership

A series of events, programming, and educational experiences presented by Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company in conjunction with Shakespeare In Love.   BUZZED BARD January 25 | 7:00 PM AT SPEAKEZ LOUNGE Join the actors of The Pigeon...

ANNIE IS BACK… IN THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Two volunteers, both who played the title role in Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s Annie  in different productions fifteen years apart, get ready for The Sound of Music  this holiday season.   Nicki (Hartley) Paarlberg, Civic’s 2002 Annie, takes part in the...

Broadway at the Ballpark returns!

Broadway at the Ballpark returns for second year Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and LMCU Ballpark collaborate to bring outdoor live show back to Grand Rapids  Grand Rapids, Michigan – Thursday, July 1st, 2021 – Today, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre announced the return of...

Our 2021-22 Season

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is thrilled to present its 96th Season for 2021 – 2022.The season features seven productions, including three musicals, two plays, and two special events. For its 96th season, Civic Theatre will feature: Once, Black Bold and Beautiful:...
COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 UPDATES July 23rd, 2020 In light of the uncertainty surrounding the months ahead, we have made the decision to delay early online ticket sales for season subscribers, which were slated to begin on August 5th, 2020. It was our hope that we would be able to...

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...