MENU

Civic News


REVIEW: WHITE CHRISTMAS brings back its old-fashioned charm

...Spokane Civic Theatre’s latest production of “White Christmas" – it previously staged the show in 2010 and 2012 – has the worn-in feel of a veteran theatrical company dusting off one of its most treasured shows for the thousandth time. In fact, its stars, Kevin Partridge and Mark Pleasant, have both played their respective roles before in earlier productions, and their obvious ease when handling this material is part of its charm.

... “White Christmas” is stacked with big, flashy musical numbers, and Hardie has staged them well. “I Love a Piano,” an extended tap number that opens the show’s second act,... It’s [Kathie] Doyle-Lipe, though, who gets the biggest showstopper: She’s an expert at waltzing into productions and handily walking away with them, and her breathless rendition of “Let Me Sing and I’m Happy” is an absolute blast, ending with a triple cartwheel across the stage.

Review by Nathan Weinbender of Spokesman-Review
Read the full review online.

Photo credit: Chris Wooley Heads & Tails Photo


« back

Events

  December 2017
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
262728293012
3456789
1011
12
13141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31123456

Coming Up

A Christmas Story, The Musical

November 17 – December 17, 2017
Tickets >Info >

Holiday Hijinks

December 8 - 16, 2017
Tickets >Info >

Miracle on 34th Street, A Radio Play

December 22 - 23, 2017
Tickets >Info >

Cactus Flower

January 12 – 28, 2018
Tickets >Info >

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

January 19 – February 11, 2018
Tickets >Info >