Xanadu the Musical

A Greek muse inspires love, laughter, and the world’s first roller disco in this 1980’s glitter explosion. Howard Park in July.

SpongeBob the Musical

SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world! Mishawaka’s Central Park in June.

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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy, Squidward and all of Bikini Bottom face total annihilation... until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage. Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg/ Book by Kyle Jarrow.  First of our Plays in the Parks Summer Offerings.

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XANADU THE MUSICAL

A Greek muse inspires love, laughter, and the world's first roller disco in this 1980's glitter explosion! Tony Award-nominated, hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you. Enjoy our Plays in the Parks Summer Productions.

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CRY IT OUT

Three new mothers. Three different backgrounds. ONe shared struggle. A comedy with dark edges, Cry It Out, takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the power of female friendship, the dilemma of going back to work, and the effect class has on parenthood in America. 

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MATILDA: THE MUSICAL

Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence, and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but at least her sweet teacher appreciates her extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however, the school;'s mean headmistress hates children. Fortunately, Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts and could be the schools' saving grace. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp!

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THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

Interactive Screening With Shadow Cast

Experience the cult classic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show in a unique way when live, costumed casts perform as the movie plays in the background. Audience participation and rowdiness are encouraged at these “shadow cast” performances. Sing along to musical favorites, such as “Time Warp” and “I’m Going Home.” Times and prices vary for performances.

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Audition Announcement: MATILDA

Audition Announcement: MATILDA

Matilda Title of Show: Matilda Synopsis: In this musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s famous book, the intelligent Matilda shows children and adults that being little doesn’t mean you have to take it on the chin. Summer fun for all ages! (Rated PG) Director: Mary HubbardMusic Director: Juan Carlos AlarconChoreographer: Lincoln WrightStage Manager: Leigh Taylor Ages Called: 12+ (this is a change from last year's auditions) IMPORTANT DATESSunday, June 13 (2PM-6PM) @ SBCT Monday, June 14...

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CIVIC VACCINATION POLICY

CIVIC VACCINATION POLICY

South Bend Civic Theatre Vaccination Policy (updated 5/14/21)  The following policies are subject to periodic review and will remain in place until further notice. As has been the case, the CIVIC will continue to discuss our COVID plans and policies with the St. Joseph County Health Department, and we will incorporate any new guidelines as recommended.  Patrons: All CIVIC patrons will be asked whether they are fully vaccinated when purchasing tickets. If a CIVIC patron is fully vaccinated,...

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Audition Announcement: CRY IT OUT

Audition Announcement: CRY IT OUT

Cry it out Auditions Title of Show: Cry It Out Synopsis: A comedy with dark edges, Cry It Out takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the power of female friendship, the dilemma of going back to work, and the effect class has on parenthood in America. Director: Deb Swerman Music Director: Roy BronkemaChoreographer: Callie Lorenz Ages Called: 16+ IMPORTANT DATESSunday, June 6 (6:00PM-8:00PM) @ SBCT Monday, June 7 (6:00PM-8:00PM) @ SBCT(Auditioners only need to attend...

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Audition Announcement: “Xanadu the Musical”

Audition Announcement: “Xanadu the Musical”

THE Xanadu MUSICAL Title of Show: Xanadu Synopsis: When amateur artist Sonny Malone decides to give up, a muse on Mount Olympus hears his despondency and heads to Earth to prod him to create a multifaceted art experience: a roller disco. A musical farce based on the 1980 film starring Olivia Newton John. Director: Brock ButlerMusic Director: Roy BronkemaChoreographer: Callie Lorenz Ages Called: 16+ IMPORTANT DATESSunday, May 2 (6:30PM-9:30PM) @ SBCT Monday, May 3 (6:30PM-9:30PM) @ SBCTMonday,...

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Clara Moran "The CIVIC is like a family.
We’ve seen each other at our height and sometimes at our low, and we all come together to make something beautiful.”
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Bill Loring "You can bring joy to people you've never met and that's just really incredible. It made me feel like this is where I need to be." Bill Loring Leah Tirado "Aaron, and the CIVIC, took a chance on me. I don’t know if he knew that he was giving me a second chance at life. I don’t know if he knew he was giving me this opportunity to continue to create." Leah Tirado Connie Chalko “I was very lonely. I didn't have friends. I was bullied and failing every class. I auditioned for a show and at that moment, my whole life changed. I can say it was a miracle." Connie Chalko Darlene Hampton "The CIVIC has given me a home. It’s brought creativity back into my life in a way that it hadn’t been in a long time. I get to be an artist again. I’m healthier, I’m happier, I am more confident." Darlene Hampton

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