Productions

As part of our 86th season we will be offering 14 incredible productions between June 2014 and May 2015. Whether you enjoy splashy musicals presented in the Auditorium or intimate dramas staged in the round, we have a show for you. Browse this season's productions below! To view production details simply click on the show logo.


2014-2015 The Sunshine Boys Special Event

June 13 - June 22

Theatre icon Jim Carver returns to the Civic stage to star opposite Art Nemitz and Ben Zylman in one of Neil Simon's most popular comedies...


2014-2015 My Fair Lady production background

September 26 - October 12

We are thrilled to be opening our 86th season with one of the most exquisite musicals ever written. Professor Henry Higgins loves language. Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle yearns to speak like a lady....


2014-2015 I Was a Rat! production background

October 17 - October 25

Just as the hit musical Wicked introduced us to a new perspective on a time-honored tale, so does the fun-filled play I was a Rat. Excitement abounds when a furry little rodent is magically transformed into a little boy....


2014-2015 Grand Ole Music production background

November 14 - November 22

"How-w-w-DEE-E-E-E!" Welcome to our tribute to the Grand Ole Opry and the incredible artists who have called it "home". Featuring country, bluegrass, gospel and some good old-fashioned comedy, this original musical revue will celebrate...


2014-2015 Shrek the Musical production background

November 28 - December 14

Part romance and part fractured fairy tale, this ogre-sized family musical is coming to Kalamazoo just in time for the holidays! We hope you'll join our unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on their quest...


2014-2015 Lend Me a Tenor production background

January 9 - January 24

It's 1934 and the Cleveland Grand Opera Company is preparing to welcome world-famous tenor Tito Morelli for a sold-out, one night only performance of Otello. But when the star arrives desperately late with his ego and his jealous wife in tow, things don't go exactly according to plan....


2014-2015 The Whos Tommy production background

January 23 - February 7

Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff's tale of a young boy's journey from pain to triumph is the most electrifying rock and roll musical experience to play in a theatre....


2014-2015 A Piece of My Heart production background

February 20 - February 27

Between the Dawn of the Faeries and the Dominion of Men lives a conservative, although content hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. Like most Shirefolk, his main concerns are his four breakfasts and nine separate suppers....


2014-2015 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof production background

March 6 - March 22

Set in the heat of the Mississippi Delta, Tennessee Williams' explosive Pulitzer Prize winner sends shockwaves through the theatre as the Pollitt family gathers to celebrate Big Daddy's 65th birthday....


2014-2015 Stepping Out production background

March 20 - April 4

This good-natured comedy chronicles the lives of a group of women (and one man) attending a weekly tap-dance class in a dingy church hall. Each of the eight students, ranging from hopeless to barely competent, strives to master the basics of tap and as the weeks pass, the class' dancing actually improves....


2014-2015 Richard III production background

April 10 - April 25

Richard, Duke of Gloucester is determined that he should wear the crown of England. He has already dispatched one king and that king's son; now all that stands in his way are two credulous brothers and two helpless nephews - the Princes in the Tower....


2014-2015 A Piece of My Heart production background

April 24 - May 3

This powerful play follows six women as they relive their memories of serving in Vietnam during the 1960s. These unsung heroes were among several thousand American women who volunteered during the Vietnam War...


2014-2015 Crazy for You production

May 1 - May 16

As this fun-filled all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza unfolds, stage-struck banker Bobby Child is sent to Deadrock, Nevada to close down the local theatre. But when he falls head over heels for the theatre owner's daughter, he finds himself putting on a top-notch production to save the theatre....


2014-2015 Anne of Green Gables production background

May 15 - May 23

For over a century, readers have been captivated by Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic tale of a feisty red-haired orphan who finds happiness in Avonlea....