Productions | 2007-2008 : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

2007-2008 Season

Take a look back at the productions from our 79th season. There were 15 total productions offered between September 2007 and May 2008. To view production details simply click on the show logo.

07-08 Production

September 21 - October 7

Strikingly ambitious and brilliantly written, Ragtime simply ignites the stage. This epic musical paints a nostalgic and powerful portrait of American life at the turn of the 20th Century.

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October 12 - October 27

Four hundred years after it was written, Shakespeare's dark depiction of ambition, guilt and murder continues to cast a powerful spell over audiences. Indeed, something wicked this way comes as Macbeth's bloody rise to power unfolds

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October 26 - November 4

Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, you're going to love this spunky, funny musical phenomenon. Everything is cool for Troy Bolton, basketball star at East High. That is until he meets the new girl in school,

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November 9 - November 11

Due to the overwhelming response to last year's USO Show, our Senior Class Reader's Theatre will once again present a musical tribute to the brave men and women who have served and who continue to serve in the Armed Forces.

The Wiard of Oz

November 23 - December 16

Children of all ages will be transported over the rainbow as this musical fantasy comes to the Civic just in time for the holidays. Complete with technicolor sets, beautiful costumes and astounding special effects, this stage adaptation of the MGM classic

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January 11 - January 26

Lovable curmudgeon, Norman Thayer, Jr., and his spirited wife, Ethel, have spent the last 43 summers at their family's lakeside cottage in Maine. As they settle in for another summer respite they are visited by their estranged daughter, Chelsea

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January 18 - February 17

Believe it or not, the first Tony Award-winning Broadway show ever to boast "full puppet nudity" is coming to Kalamazoo. We have been chosen as the first community theatre in the country to pilot this exciting new work.

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February 8 - February 23

This fast-moving new play by the author of Moon Over Buffalo and Lend Me a Tenor is at times poignant and funny, sophisticated and silly and high-brow and low-brow. It's 1934, and Shakespeare's most famous fairies,

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February 29 - March 8

Peter Hatcher has some problems at home. But it isn't his mother, who's always studying art history. And it isn't his father, who watches TV just for the commercials. No, Peter's biggest problem is Fudge,

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March 7 - March 22

Laughter abounds when best pals Oscar Madison and Felix Unger become the most mismatched roommates in the history of theatre. Felix is fussy and fastidious to a fault, proving that cleanliness is next to insanity.

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March 28 - April 13

Get ready to tee off for 18 holes of laughter in this life-affirming comedy by Norm Foster, one of Canada's most beloved and prolific playwrights. When four former college friends get together for their 25-year class reunion,

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April 4 - April 19

Carol Burnett is one of America's most beloved comediennes. But before the laughter there was a life filled with chaos and dysfunction. This touching play serves as an affectionate tribute to the woman who raised the beloved comic genius,

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May 2 - May 4

Based on the teenage years of writer Thomas Wolfe, this dramatic tale of a young man's personal growth is driven by his family: a mother who obsesses over her material holdings while building barriers; his father, a stonecutter

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May 9 - May 18

Adapted from the award-winning book by Louis Sachar, this finely written play focuses on Stanley Yelnats, a troubled kid who is sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake.

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May 16 - May 31

The amazing bond forged in the warmth of family is celebrated in this new musical version of the Louisa May Alcott classic. Brimming with beautiful melodies and youthful energy, the story of Jo March, her sisters and their beloved Marmee.