Poster Reveal #10: “Ghost the Musical”!

Thank you for joining for on our 10-part 2015-16 Season Artwork Reveal!

We believe that next season will be one of the most exciting ones we’ve put on yet – and we’re excited to bring them to you! Let us know which of our 2015-16 productions you’re most excited to see in the comments section below!

This final poster reveal is our second regional premier of the season, and one you’re definitely going to want to see!

Reveal #10: Ghost the Musical

Synopsis

Adapted from the hit film, Ghost the Musical follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam’s untimely death. Trapped between two worlds, Sam refuses to leave Molly when he learns she is in grave danger and turns to a storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death.

“A dazzling display of undying love. Resistance is futile.” – The London Times

“GHOST THE MUSICAL is eye-poppingly brilliant!” – Associated Press

Run Dates

Ghost the Musical is directed by Keith Dixon and will be performed on our Main Stage May 20 – June 19, 2016.

Sponsor

PAML

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held March 19 -22, 2016.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

In case you’ve not seen our other poster reveals, we’d like to remind you about ticket sale dates for the coming season.

Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon, but 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale right now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone. And be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike.

Poster Reveal #9: “Fiction”!

Our 2015-16 Studio Theatre closer artwork reveal is here – and that means we have one final reveal for you tomorrow.

Let us know in the comments which Studio production you’re most looking forward to seeing!

Reveal #9: Fiction

Synopsis

Linda and Michael Waterman are both successful writers, happily married to one another. They thrive on the give and take of their unusually honest and candid relationship. However, when they decide to share their diaries with one another, the boundaries between past and present, fact and fiction, trust and betrayal begin to break down. No life, as it turns out, is an open book.

“A work of uncommon insight; an adult, unsparing and yet often witty look at the intimate relationship between a man and a woman during a time of crisis.” – The Associated Press

“Everything about the play has an elegance and richness the theater sees too seldom.” – The New York Daily News

Run Dates

Fiction is directed by Susan Hardie and will be performed in our Studio Theatre April 29 – May 22, 2016.

Sponsor

Ted & Joan Redman

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held March 14 & 15, 2016.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

In case you’ve not seen our other poster reveals, we’d like to remind you about ticket sale dates for the coming season.

Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon, but 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale right now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone. And be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike.

Poster Reveal #8: “The Fox on the Fairway”!

In our next-to-last Main Stage production of the 2015-16 Season, we’ll have laughs galore with this farce set on a golf course!

Reveal #8: The Fox on the Fairway

Synopsis

The Fox on the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it’s a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers’ classics.

“A grand slam…a joy to behold!” – Washington City Paper

“THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY is phenomenally funny!” – NJ Star Ledger

Run Dates

The Fox on the Fairway is directed by Wes Deitrick and will be performed on our Main Stage April 8 – 30, 2016.

Sponsor

TicketsWest

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held February 8 & 9, 2016.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

In case you’ve not seen our other poster reveals, we’d like to remind you about ticket sale dates for the coming season!

Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon, but 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale right now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone. And be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike.

Poster Reveal #7: “Hapgood”!

Are you up for a little spy game next season? Well, you’re in luck — we’ve got just the thing….

Reveal #7: Hapgood

Synopsis

Dual natures of light – and people – are the theme of Tom Stoppard’s espionage thriller. Kerner’s secret research is being leaked to Moscow. Is Ridley the double agent? Or is Kerner a triple? Hapgood is the person to find out, and maybe it will take two of her.

“Intriguing and thoroughly absorbing.” – London Broadcasting

“Vastly entertaining.” – Jewish Chronicle

Run Dates

Hapgood is directed by Jamie Flanery and Keith Dixon and will be performed in our Studio Theatre March 18 – April 10, 2016.

Sponsor

Umpqua Bank

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held January 4 & 5, 2016.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

In case you’ve not seen our other poster reveals, we’d like to remind you about ticket sale dates for the coming season!

Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon, but 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale right now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone. And be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike.

Poster Reveal #6: “Little Women”!

Adding to our 2015-16 Season’s silly and sassy shows, we have one that is sweet and nostalgic and based off of one of America’s favorite stories.

Reveal #6: Little Women

Synopsis

This timeless captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Upon the advice of a friend, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.

“Wholesome, family-friendly entertainment that is pleasant and tuneful.” – The Wichita Eagle

“LITTLE WOMEN relies on rich characterization, witty dialogue and more than a little class to breathe new life into an oft-told story.” – The Appleton Post-Crescent

Run Dates

Little Women is directed by Kathie Doyle-Lipe and will be performed on our Main Stage February 26 – March 20, 2016.

Sponsors

Touchmark and US Bank

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held December 13, 14 & 15, 2015.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon, but 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale right now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone!

Be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike.

Poster Reveal #5: “Sordid Lives”!

Welcome to our second poster reveal of the day!  And speaking of second, this is also our second of four Studio Theatre productions that we’re sharing!

Reveal #5: Sordid Lives

Synopsis

When Peggy, a good Christian woman, hits her head on the sink and bleeds to death after tripping over her lover’s wooden legs in a motel room, chaos erupts in Winters, Texas.

“SORDID LIVES is a rip roaring comedy about life in small town Texas.” – Chicago Theatre Beat

“… A highly entertaining and extremely funny night of theatre.” – The Examiner

Run Dates

Sordid Lives is directed by Lance Babbitt and will be performed in our Studio Theatre January 29 – February 21, 2016.

Sponsor

David Ball Landscaping

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held November 16 & 17, 2015.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon, but 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale right now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone!

Be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike.

Poster Reveal #4: “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”!

After experiencing a few technical difficulties yesterday, we were unable to post our Les Liaisons Dangereuses poster – so, to make up for it, we’ll be posting TWO today!

Reveal #4: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Synopsis

A French tale of seduction among aristocrats before the revolution, this classic drama explores decadent sexuality, morals, and manipulation played as the ultimate game with tragic results. The film, Dangerous Liaisons, starred Glenn Close, John Malkovich, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

“A compelling evening of malicious wit.” – The New York Times

“An evening of high comedy, high drama and surprising passion.” – NY Post

Run Dates

Les Liaisons Dangereuses is directed by Keith Dixon and will run January 15-31, 2016.

Sponsor

David & Christina Lynch

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held October 5 & 6, 2015.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

This season may be on of our best ones yet, and those 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone! Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon!

Be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike!

Poster Reveal #3: “White Christmas”!

Today we share with you poster reveal #3 out of the 10 we have to show you! Our 2015-16 Season Brochures are almost finished – if you’d like to receive one, send us an email with your name (first and last) and current mailing address and we’ll get you on the list!

Reveal #3: White Christmas

Synopsis

Based on the timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation tells the story of veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander.

“An irresistible story, based on one of the best Christmas movies ever.” – The Journal News

“If you’re hankering for a fix from the fifties, WHITE CHRISTMAS is the perfect gift.” – NY1

Run Dates

White Christmas, a Spokane favorite, is directed by Jean Hardie. Run dates for this production are November 20 – December 19, 2015.

Sponsor

Edward Jones

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held September 20, 21, and 22, 2015.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

2015-16 Season Subscriptions

This season may be on of our best ones yet, and those 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale now – so you can secure your seats before they are gone! Single ticket sales begin for the general public on Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon!

Be sure to ask about our new layaway program!

Credit for this season’s poster artwork goes to Design Spike!

Poster Reveal #2: “Evil Dead: the Musical”!

Are you ready for our second reveal!?

Yesterday’s poster for Catch Me If You Can was our first Main Stage reveal – and today, we’re sharing our first Studio poster! If these are getting you as jazzed for next season as we are, 2015-16 Season Subscriptions are on sale now – so you can secure your seats now! – with single ticket sales beginning Monday, August 3, 2015 at noon.

Reveal #2: Evil Dead: the Musical

The poster for Evil Dead: the Musical was created by the talent over at Design Spike, along with the rest of our 2015-16 Season posters!

Synopsis

Evil Dead: The Musical unearths the old familiar story: boy and friends take a weekend getaway at abandoned cabin, boy expects to get lucky, boy unleashes ancient evil spirit, friends turn into Candarian Demons, boy fights until dawn to survive. Based on Sam Raimi’s 80s cult classic films, Evil Dead may sound like a horror, it’s not! The songs are hilariously campy and the show is bursting with more farce than a Monty Python skit.

“EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL is a deliciously campy romp.” – The Miami Herald

“EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL brings splatter to the B-movie matter.” – NOW Magazine

Run Dates

Evil Dead, the Musical is directed by Troy Nickerson and Heather McHenry-Kroetch. Run dates for this production are October 16 – November 15, 2015.

Sponsor

Numerica Credit Union

Audition Dates

Auditions will be held August 17 & 18, 2015.

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook events for more information on these auditions including roles, location, preparation, etc.

Poster Reveal #1: “Catch Me If You Can”!

It’s Time to Share!

We are so excited to finally share our 2015-16 Spokane Civic Theatre poster artwork! Over the next ten days, we’ll be revealing these fantastic designs, show by show, as created by Design Spike!

We’ll have a brief synopsis, show dates, and audition dates with each of these posts as well!

So without further ado…. let’s get started with our first regional premier of the season!

Reveal #1: Catch Me If You Can, the Musical

Synopsis

Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager Frank Abignale, Jr. runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination, and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor, and a lawyer – living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues him across the country to make him pay for his crimes. Based on the hit film and incredible true story.

“Super-slick! The score evokes cocktail lounges, glitzy floorshows, Rat Pack suaveness, mellow jazz and energized go-go, all wrapped up in silky-smooth ’60s-styled orchestrations.”

– The Hollywood Reporter

Run Dates

Catch Me If You Can, the Musical is directed by Civic’s Artistic Director Keith Dixon and opens September 18, 2015 with our season kickoff gala, and runs through October 18, 2015.

Sponsors

Delta Airlines with Spokane International Airport

Audition Dates

  • VOCAL AUDITIONS (by appointment only):
    • Saturday, June 13, 10AM – 6PM
    • Sunday, June 14, 6PM – 9PM
  • DANCE AUDITIONS: Monday, June 15, 6:30PM
  • CALL BACKS: Tuesday, June 16, 6:30PM

The link to sign up for your appointment will be coming soon! Keep an eye on our website for more information. We’ve also created a Facebook event for you to mark your calendar ahead of time!

Roles

  • FRANK ABAGNALE, JR. Our story’s conniving protagonist, he is a handsome and youthful con artist. Grew up learning to disappear into another skin to avoid his problems. He eventually falls in love with Brenda and desperately tries to change his ways.
    Male, 20-30 yrs old
    Range: G2 – C5
  • CARL HANRATTY An FBI agent leading the investigation and search for Frank Jr. A knowledgeable and habitual workaholic who idolizes the moment he catches his perp. Lives a private life of loneliness and depression.
    Male, 35-45 yrs old
    Range: G2 – G4
  • BRENDA STRONG A young nurse and Frank Jr.’s eventual love interest. Hard-working and initially insecure, she meets Frank Jr. after running away from a wedding. Comes to trust him but his true identity clouds her feelings.
    Female, 20-30 yrs old
    Range: G3 – A5
  • CAROL STRONG Brenda’s traditional mother. She is talkative and boisterous.
    Female, 45-60 yrs old
    Range: Bb3 – A5
  • FRANK ABAGNALE, SR. Frank Jr.’s father. He is an inspiration when it comes to swindling. Upbeat and fast-talking, he undergoes a series of progressive failures that leaves him a miserable drunk.
    Male, 45-65 yrs old
    Range: F2 – G#4
  • PAULA ABAGNALE Frank Jr.’s gorgeous mother. She met Frank Sr. in France, during the war, but has fallen out of love. Caring and loving, with an underlying resentment toward her husband and son.
    Female, 45-60 yrs old
    Range: A3 – C5
  • ROGER STRONG Brenda’s conservative father. He is stern and interrogatory, but reveals himself to be deeply romantic.
    Male, 50-60 yrs old
    Range: A2 – A4
  • ENSEMBLE: COMMUTERS; ASSISTANTS; STEWARDESSES (MINDY, CINDY, LINDY, JANE, KELLIE, SHELLIE); PILOTS; AGENTS; TARGETS; PARTY-GOERS; DOCTORS; NURSES; INTERNS