Productions : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre


As part of our 85th season we will be offering 13 incredible productions between September 2013 and May 2014. Whether you enjoy compelling drama, toe-tapping musicals or laugh-out-loud comedy, we have a show for you. Browse this season's productions below! To view production details simply click on the show logo.

2013-2014 Les Miserables Production

September 27 - October 27

We hope you'll join us as we open our 85th season with one of the most beloved musicals of all time. Magnificent in scope, this heartrending story of love and redemption has moved and inspired audiences around the world...

2013-2014 production Nancy Drew: Girl Detective

October 18 - October 26

The world's most famous girl detective is at it again! Another River Heights mystery has developed at the old Van Pelt Estate, home of the Footlighter's Barn Theater. Leander Van Pelt has died, and rumors abound of a hidden...

2013-2014 production special event Me and My Shadow

November 7

Me and My Shadow is presented in the form of a visual poem for children. The show tells its story using the languages of paper, light, shadow, colour, water, music, sound and words. With fantastical imagery, quirky physical performances and an intriguing score

2013-2014 production Songs from the Silver Screen

November 8 - November 16

Since 1927, when The Jazz Singer burst onto the screen, music has been an important part of the movie going experience. Whether first performed in a barn, in the Austrian Alps or in a smoke-filled cabaret, songs from the Silver Screen have become popular standards...

2013-2014 production Peter Pan

November 29 - December 15

Just think lovely, wonderful thoughts and before you know it, you too will be flying over the moon with Peter, Wendy, Michael and John. This timeless tale of the boy who won't grow up has enchanted children of all ages for over 100 years...

2013-2014 production Arsenic and Old Lace

January 10 - January 25

Madness doesn't run through the Brewster house. It gallops! As one of the most popular comedies ever written unfolds, theatre critic Mortimer Brewster discovers that his sweet, charming, elderly aunts have taken to relieving the loneliness of old men by inviting them in for a nice glass of homemade elderberry wine...

2013-2014 production Into the Woods

January 24 - February 8

"Once upon a time..." Inspired by the Grimm fairy tales, this multiple Tony Award-winning musical takes the audience to a beguiling and dark place, where wishes come true; not free...

13-14 TK New PlayFest Staged Reading

February 8

A dark comedy, literally--about two families who intend to meet up on Valentine's Day only to be trapped inside due to a power outage. Ultimately, the worst part about being together is having to actually deal with each other....

2013-2014 production The Miracle Worker

February 14 - March 1

No one knows what Helen Keller's fate might have been had she not come under the tutelage of Annie Sullivan, an Irish girl, whose sight had been severely damaged as a young child...

2013-2014 production Good People

February 28 - March 15

Margie Walsh can't catch a break. Laid off from her job at the dollar store, she faces the grim reality that this month's paycheck covers last month's bills and bingo is a night on the town. South Boston is providing her the same kind of opportunity it always has: none.

2013-2014 production Dr Seuss The Cat in the Hat

March 14 - March 21

It's fun to have fun, but you have to know how." From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met.

2013-2014 production Boeing Boeing

April 4 - April 19

Bernard is engaged to Gloria. And to Gabriella. And to Gretchen. With a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other, this American playboy is flying high.

2013-2014 production Irenas Vow

April 25 - April 27

Based on the life of Irena Gut Opdyke, this is the incredibly uplifting true story of one of the most courageous and unsung heroines of World War II. Germany has occupied Poland and Irena, a young Catholic woman, is forced to work as head housekeeper for a very prominent Nazi major.

2013-2014 production Annie Get Your Gun

May 2 - May 18

If you like great music, big production numbers and lots of laughs, you're going to love Annie Get Your Gun. This tuneful Wild West show-within-a-show shines the spotlight on rough and tumble Annie Oakley, a backwoods gal who's plucked from obscurity,

2013-2014 production The Magical Adventures of Merlin

May 9 - May 17

Young Merlin, who lives with the Old Master Sorcerer and his wife, is tired of doing chores like cleaning out the dragon cage and mopping the floor. Instead, he only wants to work on mastering his magical skills.